Indie Artist or DIY: Which Are You?

If you missed the 2006 TAXI Road Rally, you won't want to miss the first part of the Declarations of Independents Panel. The panel includes Ton van Veen, President of Disc Makers; Derek Sivers, Founder, President, and Programmer of CDBaby and HostBaby; Steve Corn, co-founder of Big Fish Media LLC; and Michael Colledge, Vice President and Senior Financial Advisor of Merrill Lynch.
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Passenger Profile: Amy Kuney

For TAXI member Amy Kuney, it's all about hard work and a whole lot of perseverance. Find out how this 21-year-old songwriter/recording artist, performer, and full-time junior in college was able to get three of her original songs played in the NBC soap opera Passions.Read the full story



How to Double Your Gig Revenues by Selling Merch

Tony van Veen, President of Disc Makers, tells why it's easier and more lucrative to sell more to your existing customers than to find a new customer. Van Veen gives insight into how to buy merch without getting burned and how to sell the most merch. Read the article and find out where you can find a full line of custom merch for artists like you.Read the full story

Member Deals Cool Stuff Industry News


Wayne Ammons signs deal with production library_._._.



Matt Hirt has songs placed in several TV shows and new Chris Rock movie_._._.




Frank Longo landed a five-song deal with a major LA-based music publisher_._._.





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Is the Awards Season Over Yet?

Norah's still tops, Carrey's 23 skidoo, and more_._._.

Mr. Rogers' New Yahoo Neighborhood

Ian Rogers named GM of the company_._._.

Wheels & Deals

WMG has as plan to make a cash bid for EMI_._._.

Bulletin Board

Sly Stone's back_._._.



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