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Building an audio career... the long way!
Old 23rd June 2009
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Building an audio career... the long way!

What advice would you guys give to someone who has recorded for many years for free but wants to turn pro, with a focus on Classical and Jazz recording? Do I need make a $20k investment and replace all of my gear to be credible / get gigs? Is it better save and invest in steps, or would you just get a big loan?

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My current gear list:

MBP
Logic 8
Apogee Ensemble
Event Asp6(2)
A Designs Pacifica (2 channel)
Peluse 2247LE
AKG C414B-XLS (matched pair)
2TB RAID 5 HDD via eSATA Expresscard 34
Presonus Firestudio (backup)

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Heres my current gear replacement / LUST list:
(Unfortunately, I'm not in a position to try before I buy, so I have to go off recordings I've heard. I know its BAD, but I have no choice at the moment...)

Event Opals (2)
DPA 4006(2) ORTF
sE RNR1 (2) - love all the clips I've heard, especially on pianos and b.sax! Thinking of using them for blumein
HD24XR - for backups


What do you guys think?

Last edited by Bflat; 25th June 2009 at 05:46 PM.. Reason: No responses. Wanted to make it more general
Old 25th June 2009
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