5. The long wait for a composing job to begin is a real challenge. You’re banking on multiple production heads signing off on the work before you can even start… and they take their sweet time.
4. Backing up is essential but can be so dull, especially if you’ve got loads of different sample drives.
3. If you’re handling your own orchestration, then tidying up MIDI to export it to notation software is a properly thankless task.
2. The mind-numbing process of creating 60, 30 and 15 second edits from a cue that you’re already sick of is one of our most hated jobs.
1. When your music supervisor asks for alternate versions and stems, it’s time to brew the kettle and start soloing, muting and exporting. So boring.