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Reflections

Personal-ish thoughts about life and stuff.

Migration complete, welcome to OA.o

Now that Blacktown Sound Labs (as a recording studio) is naught but a legacy, I figured it was time to build a new web site for future endeavors. Well, you’re looking at it: ObsoleteAudio.org. I don’t even know if I’ll call my recording services Obsolete Audio (or anything at all, for that matter)… But I thought it was an acceptable name for a web site.

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Update on BSL services

[Edit: Shortly after writing this post, I removed the “services” page altogether, as well as the “contact” page. I’ve now shifted my direction completely away from commercial recording, and back towards music. This doesn’t mean I’m done recording or I’ll sell off my gear, though — it just means that the Sound Lab is officially a “community project studio”. I’m no longer seeking any sort of commercial gain from the place. Though if you’ve previously booked time to record here, those arrangements are still on.]

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Thoughts about owning a studio.

Lately I’ve been a bit discouraged about the studio.  It’s becoming increasingly obvious to me that being commercially successful is a bit of a pipe dream.  I say this not just because it’s difficult to get clients (though I’ll admit we’ve hardly even tried), but also because I’m not particularly interested in commercial success.  I’ve got (what could be considered) a business degree, but I’m not a businessman by any stretch.

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