The Matches Sign Record Deal with
Legendary Epitaph Records


After being forwarded to Epitaph by TAXI early in 2003, and an extended label love-fest during which many major labels were courting them, the Matches have just signed a deal with the legendary indie label . . .Read the full story

Road Rally A&R Panel Interview

A no-holds-barred question and answer session with top level A&R people gets to the bottom of what labels are looking for when signing a new act, where the industry is headed, and other important issues . . .Read the full story


Bulletin: Road Rally Meeting Nets TAXI Member A Staff Songwriter Deal with Nashville Publisher

Although he lives more than 1,000 miles away, Bill now has a publisher on Nashville's famed "Music Row" working his songs. The two met at last year's Road Rally . . .Read the full story

Member Deals Profile Industry News


Dave Osoff had his electronica track 'QX5' placed in GKA, the women's action sports show on the cable network, Fuel TV; plus a Road Rally meeting netted him some radio rotation_._._.



Elliott Park has songs on hold for Faith Hill, Rascal Flatts, and Diamond Rio (more details in the Letters section)_._._.





"TAXI Helped Me Get My Songs on ABC, UPN, and The WB"

Also, Karlus parlayed Road Rally networking into co-writing relationships and a potential label deal_._._.



Lyor Cohen To Head WMG U.S. Division

WMG is preparing to trim an expected $250-300 million dollars from the company_._._.

Sony Earnings Dive, Time Warner Returns To Profit

Sony reported a 26% drop in earnings for last quarter; Time Warner's revenue rose 6%_._._.

One Man's Opinion

Celebrity woes, top sellers in the various DVD and VHS genres, and more music biz tidbits_._._.



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