Texas Songwriter Elliott Park Lands Staff Songwriting Deal with Nashville Publisher

Big news for any writer, but even bigger considering that when Elliott joined TAXI a little over a year ago, he was making his demos on a 4-track machine in his garage, and had never been to Nashville . . .Read the full story

Columbia/FG Recording Artists Crossfade Explode Onto Radio

First profiled here in May, they are being extremely well-received in the short time Columbia Records has been promoting them to radio. Their first single, Cold, shot to number #34 . . .Read the full story

Road Rally A&R Panel Interview Part 2

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

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Jean Na is enjoying placements in film Beauty Shop and TV show America's Next Top Model_._._.

Global Grafitti Music has also placed many of Steven Frank's tunes on America's Next Top Model_._._.

ABC's Knock First is using a tune by Jeffry Wynne Prince's band The Kimberly Trip_._._.

TAXI Connections Lead to Staff Songwriting Gig

Between Road Rally meetings, the critiques and 50 forwards, TAXI has brought some amazing things to 51-year-old Bill Edwards_._._.

Clear Channel Strikes Up the Stern Ban

Shock Jock Howard Stern has been censored off the powerful Clear Channel network_._._.

Napster Puts Something in the Kitty

Napster claims to have sold five million downloads, and expects $20 million in revenue this year_._._.

EMI and S-Curve Romance the Stone

British teen Josh Stone's album "The Soul Sessions" has sold over a million copies, and shows no signs of slowing_._._.



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