daveydad

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    MY first PRO payout was a HUGE $14 back in 2014! It took about 5 years to start seeing at least $1000 per quarter but I would do things differently now. I started out in the RF field but have since totally abandoned it. I now average $2500 to $3000 per quarter… not rich by any means, but it helps to nicely supplement my other income.

    in reply to: Year-End Income Breakdown. Feel free to share yours! #39320
    daveydad
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    I’d say my 2021 looked a lot like yours. Mostly backend royalties from reality TV placements. I did get a few up front work-for-hire payments and also some from streaming non-exclusive music. I almost hit $20k total music revenue which is a big deal for me. 🙂 I have other sources of income so don’t totally rely on it. I’ve been doing production music seriously for about 6 years.

    in reply to: Did BMI miss this? #38177
    daveydad
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    Found out it was for National Geographic international…. and they hope it airs in the US eventually. Payout was pretty lousy.

    in reply to: BMI Royalties 2020 Q4 – Paid 6/18/21 #38153
    daveydad
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    Mine dropped a little. Saw increase in foreign placements and on demand.

    in reply to: Tinnitus, hearing aids and composing/mixing #38087
    daveydad
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    I’ve had hearing loss for probably 20 years but finally got behind the ear hearing aids 2 years ago when I got tested again and was categorized with “profound” hearing loss about 2000Hz. But I just can’t use them when mixing. I use headphones exclusively because I would miss too much without them. So far I have not had any negative feedback about my mixes so I guess I’m doing okay. I do know that I rarely use high frequency instruments such as cymbals, shakers, bells, etc etc, because I can’t hear them in the mix anyway.

    in reply to: Does this seem fishy? #37230
    daveydad
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    The question is how long do you wait before you’re good to go!?

    in reply to: Does this seem fishy? #37227
    daveydad
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    Thanks for sharing that. This particular library gets paid (I guess from their PRO) and then they send me a check for my cut. Their response was that if it turns out to be a mistake, they will let me keep my amount and take the hit. We shall see. I have set the money aside for now.

    in reply to: Does this seem fishy? #37223
    daveydad
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    Exactly the thought of the library guy. No more poking for me!

    in reply to: Does this seem fishy? #37222
    daveydad
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    Yeah, 35%. One of the first libraries I joined. Better than nothing I suppose!

    in reply to: Does this seem fishy? #37213
    daveydad
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    You think BMI under-paid?

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