Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 Hazel Miller Plaza, Old Milltown, Downtown Edmonds Ed Hartman Solo Marimba - 12:00PM to 1:00PM Edmonds, Washington 98020 United States (425) 771-0230 Price: FREE! I have had success posting on TAXI and Broadjam. Seventy five percent of the songs submitted are unresponsive ie do not meet the criteria of the listing. A Conversation With Oscar Winning JPF Member Dean Pitchford, http://www.soundclick.com/newsflashsounds, http://www.soundclick.com/newsflashgospel, www.showcaseyourmusic.com/newsflashsounds, http://www.soundclick.com/ianferrininstrumentals, http://www.ourstage.com/profile/summeoyo1, http://www.soundclick.com/justice-nebraska, http://www.wacbiz.com/Steve-Petitt/artist/536. TAXI creates the opportunity for your songs to get heard. This loser is a cheap scammer that runs his "business" out of his cheap little apartment in Madison, Wisconsin. To get played. I pay $35 to $50 to keep my 50 songs and website on Broadjam. NZ Taxis vs SG Taxis When I took my 1st taxi ride in Christchurch, I saw on the meter that the starting fare was NZ$2. Home; Hakkımızda; Hizmetlerimiz; Fotoğraf Galerisi; reality tv beat sheet Or do I confuse this site with another one? So here are the differences: Broadjam enables subscribers to have peer evaluation of their songs. If you're an artist trying to get a record deal, I don't think TAXI is likely to be your pathway because almost nobody is getting a deal. There is a discount on the $5.00 pay-for-service submission if you have a song is included in any Top Ten Chart at Broadjam, you pay $2.50. Or were they maybe not a precise fit for the listing? I am constantly approached, and I would say that it makes sense for artists to network themselves on the WWW as effectively as they can, using resources like Broadjam, Taxi, Twitter, MySpace, etc. I hear them perform it at a Road Rally before it became a hit. So Where Does Your Song Rank On Ourstage? Rex no longer works for Taxi as he needed more time for his own Publishing business. "Before TAXI, I hadn't earned a single cent in royalties. welcome to broadjam sign up log in. 01/19/21 10:47 PM, You can't view it like a lottery. But it's been a few years and I can offer more perspective. Oops, Brian caught this while I was posting... [quote=Xome]I'm new here, so forgive me bustin' in the place and being kinda loud. The microscopic number of new artists getting deals make it pretty much impossible for anyone not connected to the producers and power players at those labels to get any consideration. www.artistpro.com - contact info for A&R, producers, and managers. 01/19/21 11:01 PM, by Brian Austin Whitney. Share. OPEN MIC/Karaoke Party! I believe I saw reviews of the the sites Taxi and Broadjam here before, possibliy classified as “submission sites” or something like that. Music Xray Is The Industry’s Leading Song & Talent Filter Over 1,000 Songs & Acts Selected For Opportunities Each Month. How do they compare? Jun 23, 2014 - Explore Alix Weege's board "Speakeasy", followed by 149 people on Pinterest. –Brian Austin Whitney. It was my first submission to Taxi, 5 years ago, and the "O" company (which actually starts with an "H", as a corporation), contacted me and were all into what I was doing.. We're all about consumer reviews. just wounding. Taxi is another one. I'll give it at most, 3 months. Oops, Brian caught this while I was posting... [quote=Xome]I'm new here, so forgive me bustin' in the place and being kinda loud. Katy Perry WORKED at TAXI before her deal. They seem to have a very realistic perspective. One of the world's largest video sites, serving the best videos, funniest movies and clips. I edited out what I put down because it seemed too long and incoherent. I've made a few dollars at it (literally) The competition is fierce. Live Chat OPEN Online Ordering I know several of the Taxi screeners or ones who used to screen for them and had my song "Freefall" on the Taxi promo CD "Country Jams" which included "Buy Me a Rose" and songs by Randy Bachman, Jimmy Muffin, Larry Cordle, and Lindy Robbins. TAXI TAXI (TAXI.com) is a member service, with fees, that can help songwriters get licensing opportunities. Is this Taxi's major clame to fame? Contractors vs Legal & Professional Services. ... or websites like Taxi and BroadJam that offer members only access to opportunities. However since the members who critique other's song are given points for credit to use for adding more of their own songs to their accounts, it appears that sometimes the evaluation one receives is just an exercise to earn those points. There are less than 1000 artists on ALL major labels combined right now and half of those are Classical artists. We would like to keep the membership in Just Plain Folks FREE! It has been called a “Blues Pop Masterpiece” by a reviewer at Taxi.com. 01/19/21 10:58 PM, by Brian Austin Whitney. These days she is focused on helping other musicians find success and build long-lasting careers in music industry. (fees are higher) Music Dealers is free to submit, but there's no feedback. To get placed. TAXI creates the opportunity for your songs to get heard. But are we really communicating with anyone?" Taxi (www.taxi.com) and Broadjam (www.broadjam.com) are companies that, among other services, provide listings of television and film music pitching opportunities to their members. Sounds odd. And that's what ALL the things you do are. One of the world's largest video sites, serving the best videos, funniest movies and clips. "If it weren’t for TAXI, I wouldn't have a six-figure music career. To make money. With a lottery, talent never has an effect on who wins. Quote; Ian's Soundclick Page "Hammers don't build houses. That is what TAXI does. thomstanleymusic.com. G, thanks for posting this. JPF Home Page Forums Industry Message Forum TAXI vs Broadjam??? Especially those in the music industry. I know several of the Taxi screeners or ones who used to screen for them and had my song "Freefall" on the Taxi promo CD "Country Jams" which included "Buy Me a Rose" and songs by Randy Bachman, Jimmy Muffin, Larry Cordle, and Lindy Robbins. ... www.broadjam.com www.garageband.com www.soundclick.com www.myspace.com www.sonicgarden.com Good information. ), Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0, "Today we have more ways to interact and stay in contact with people than ever before. And that’s a great way to connect to music supervisors, producers and directors involved in a production. Bliv medlem af Facebook, og få kontakt med Lasse Matthias Sander Holm og andre, du måske kender. True they probably do. I've always been informed who I am forwarded to, in the results email and on the certificate. Broadjam is much better and if you submit to taxi months later you get not a match and $5 swindled out of you. I still have a website on broadjam, but gave up my Taxi membership a couple of years ago as it was costing about $350 a year. For example one could receive all ones or threes on a five point scale for all twelve of the song components being rated - with the bare minimum of comments. I'm new here, so forgive me bustin' in the place and being kinda loud. I understand that one of the big issues on Taxi is the need to submit a song that meets the requirements of the listing. [Taxi, Broadjam vs Hitlicense] Please watch: "Uber / I Have Been Uberized! One of the few avenues left where you can still make money from selling your music is through licensing. Here's what the scam at Broadjam.com entails: The "CEO" (Brot This seems obvious, but apparantly it is not to many submitters. Wall. Step 2: Build Your Team. (fees are higher) Music Dealers is free to submit, but there's no feedback. Learn the secrets of successful songwriting in this episode of TAXI TV! Sixpence None The Richer and Fisher were both significantly helped by TAXI. As a member of both I see both differences and similarities. Register Forums Calendar Active Threads Forum Help: Who's Online Now: 21 registered members (ckiphen, Dave Rice, 9ne, Gary E. Andrews, couchgrouch, Irwin, Guy E. Trepanier, Everett Adams, CTthomas, 4 invisible), and 378 guests, and: Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod. I ask because I've never heard of them just trashing something...they have a stake in encouraging improvement. However since the members who critique other's song are given points for credit to use for adding more of their own songs to their accounts, it appears that sometimes the evaluation one receives is just an exercise to earn those points. Broadjam is one that I've been pursuing for about a year. A great rock song is not going to get forwarded when the listing calls for a contemporary country song. I've only gotten 1 placement from Taxi, and it was a spot for 90210, which paid very well, but other than that, other than stuff being forwarded, I haven't gotten any other licensing deals, but I've had licensing deals outside of taxi. Lasse Matthias Sander Holm er på Facebook. How do they compare? Others are less obvious, mostly because musicians may not think of them as being viable marketing channels. I've had numerous forwards with Taxi, had one song published and sold one to an independent movie, which unfortunately was not a big hit. I got one of my songs on an ad through Broadjam but submitted to MANY listings to get it. Brian: You brought common scense to how I was viewing taxi, alot of what you mentiond was floating in the back of my mind, now, it's consciouse. I found a publisher through Sonicbids that I spent time forging a relationship with, and signed many songs with them exclusively. The I nde's. Musicians - promote your band, win prizes, get music placed in TV or film. I also try to only write about services and things I use and know personally. I just posted about this on another thread, so I will give the short version here: Your song may be an absolutely fantastic, beautifully written, hit-laden masterpiece, but if it is not the perfect song for the project they are screening for, your song will be passed upon. Reply. They're not even in the ballpark. The microscopic number of new artists getting deals make it pretty much impossible for anyone not connected to the producers and power players at those labels to get any consideration. People build houses." My point with being at forums is to bring out more than what I started doing to engage the ears. If you don't have a lot of other stuff going on, then TAXI alone is not going to get you a deal as an artist. Your donation helps support the many programs we offer including Road Trips and the Music Awards. by Brian Austin Whitney. The Songwriter's Market - use this book to pitch your CD demo to publishers. You wouldn't be from Madison, would you? Thank you very much. But it's been a few years and I can offer more perspective. #20 General Comment . Good for you - and thanks for the tips. Ed will perform music from around the world on a 7 1/2 foot long Honduras Rosewood marimba, and percussion … I had been with Taxi for over 10 years with an occasional year off when money was tight or I had someone else to pitch my songs. Originally Posted by John Lawrence Schick. I read a few pages of the success stories on a taxi form and all their succsess was have a piece picked up for a tv show...has any one seen a taxi member get success beyond that? This is my second year teaching since I graduated two years ago. Total Song Plays: 375 . Or were they maybe not a precise fit for the listing? ASCAP vs BMI, which is better? "-TAXI Member, Barry French "I’ve developed relationships with high-level music professionals I otherwise would never have had access to. Lottery vs Job Interview. Broadjam is much better and if you submit to taxi months later you get not a match and $5 swindled out of you. Since the great Napster vs Metallica case, the one that fucked everything up for the little guy and gave profits back to the posers there has been a drive to direct traffic back to the music that deserves to be heard. Peace, Ian. And that's what ALL the things you do are. Yes, John, you're right about the show... and believe me when the rep from Taxi called me that fateful day and asked me if I was "sitting down".. they weren't kidding.. There are less than 1000 artists on ALL major labels combined right now and half of those are Classical artists. It won't get credited to TAXI, but they certainly have to be considered part of the reason. Pack contents 24th Century BOY A Feast for the Vain A Yodeler In Texas B.O.B. 01/19/21 11:13 PM, by Brian Austin Whitney. And contact to the world is an email away. Their screeners are full of major A&R staff and there are some active publishers and A%R people who screen for them as well. Hard Workers, people who are not lazy. They screen music for their clients, looking for music that will meet their client's needs. Like I said.. one is like the NFL.. the other is like the Pee Wee league. I also uploaded my music to every other music site I could find: Last.fm, ReverbNation, OurStage, thesixtyone… It’s all very time consuming but you want people to be able to find you easily. "-TAXI Member, Stephen Baird "I have thousands of TV placements, a gold record, and a very substantial royalty stream thanks to TAXI. Entering ISC is now easier than ever, because ISC will go to your Radio Airplay, Soundcloud, Bandcamp, YouTube, or Facebook page to listen to your songs (so you don't even need to send us your songs!). Marvel vs. Capcom. And THAT is a big opportunity. If you're an artist with nothing going on who only plays in your basement and isn't selling any CD's or doing well attended live shows, and who doesn't have their act together in the marketing and business side of things, TAXI nor anyone else can help you. Which would you recommend, if either? It's probably just a coincident you're from Wisconsin. Our Stage - New JPF Community Partner (Feedback! LeBron James. 01/19/21 11:16 PM, by Brian Austin Whitney. While we wait for Xome to respond, I thought I'd put up a couple links that should illustrate some obvious differences: I was a member of Taxi for a few months.I sent them two songs of mine and they trashed them.Those 2 same songs were hit songs according to the major players.But I have no hard feelings towards Taxi.I got out and got my money back.Maybe my songs were too pop and commercial for them. Once I heard it, there was no question in my mind that it was going to be a #1 hit - and I can count the times on my hand that I've had that feeling. But so are all the tipping, kids in vegas, $20 trick, best butt-fets posts too!! I just came across this discussion, interesting as I have belonged to both groups. Answer 1 of 74: Okay, so I already know that this is a post that has been previously made. - me. I don't know Xome, your opinion is little suspicious given the fact that you've only made one post. There's no accountability built into Broadjam's structure. Yup.. and Broadjam decided to change their focus and try and be like TAXI who was their long term partner. Most of those reming 500 are very long term superstars. I was looking at Taxi,even though you said not to go for it… I think I will hopefully something good comes from it. There's no accountability built into Broadjam's structure. Taxi members have the option to upgrade to a service called Taxi Dispatch for an additional fee. Shout Box: Member … It won't get credited to TAXI, but they certainly have to be considered part of the reason. ... My SERIOUS question is about TAXI vs FMN vs Hit License vs MusicXray. Most of the listings that I've been getting from broadjam are for reality shows. HitLicense looks promising. This seems obvious, but apparantly it is not to many submitters. And THAT'S how TAXI works! Well, let's see how long this bus service will last. Other. I pay $35 to $50 to keep my 50 songs and website on Broadjam. OPEN MIC/Karaoke Party! We can all agree this popular question amongst many artists, producers and writers who are new to the business side of music. Report Attachments: Respond to this report! Come jam with us! Protect the central elements Be in their best interests Be the team member Separate the creative and the technical Did you call TAXI to ask, at the time? 01/19/21 10:48 PM, by Brian Austin Whitney. I knew it "G"! DannyDep. They're not even in the ballpark. And THAT is a big opportunity. You are not logged in. Over the course of twelve years and 100+ forwarded submissions, with $3525 spent on membership and submission fees alone, I haven't made a single deal through Taxi. Taxi (www.taxi.com) and Broadjam (www.broadjam.com) are companies that, among other services, provide listings of television and film music pitching opportunities to their members. You wouldn't be from Madison, would you? You already know that if your reading this cause you are at an independent non-commercial site that promotes music and arts of those who have limited exposure. Most of those reming 500 are very long term superstars. Doesn't sound like you gave them much of a chance, Flowergirl. 133 likes. 1080p/60 has arrived!!! Sports Teams. I have looked at T.V. My point with being at forums is to bring out more than what I started doing to engage the ears. Madison is the fastest-growing city in Wisconsin. I am a member of Taxi and think it is worthwhile. I've been to several 'Road Rallys" and I've seen Broadjam there, I'm forgetting the gentlemans name who runs it. ISC also accepts entries by mail or online (platforms including ISC, Sonicbids, ReverbNation, and Broadjam. One of the highlights of Bree Noble‘s career as a musician was getting to sing at Dodger Stadium in front of 60,000 people.At one point she was also the Director of Finance for one the top 15 opera companies in the US. Broadjam is one that I've been pursuing for about a year. by Brian Austin Whitney. "-TAXI Member, James Kocian "I've had more than 3,000 TV placements because of relationships made through TAXI." As far as thw two organisations ,they are completely different. All this technology is there for networking and communication and self-promotion. Get the real inside story from shoppers like you. In case you didn’t already know, there are many places to market your music online. It's a tough business. A great rock song is not going to get forwarded when the listing calls for a contemporary country song. Having belonged to both, I eventually cancelled my Broadjam hosting and moved my web pages over to Hostbaby. domain.. I didn’t mention SESAC because Ascap vs Bmi was the more popular question I kept seeing in my inbox. I am a member of Taxi and think it is worthwhile. ... I’ve heard a lot of about BroadJam, but have never used it personally. Taxi is like Pro NFL player and Broadjam is like a backyard touch football player by comparison. They screen music for their clients, looking for music that will meet their client's needs. Taxi - great for film placement; Pitching Contacts. If you're an artist with nothing going on who only plays in your basement and isn't selling any CD's or doing well attended live shows, and who doesn't have their act together in the marketing and business side of things, TAXI nor anyone else can help you. TAXI doesn’t take any of the publishing-related income. Ed Hartman presents a noon concert out front the Old Milltown Building, in Edmonds, WA. ), Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0, "Today we have more ways to interact and stay in contact with people than ever before. Yup.. and Broadjam decided to change their focus and try and be like TAXI who was their long term partner. Some are obvious, like SoundCloud, Bandcamp, or ReverbNation. Broadjam, as an example, has been the most effective pay-for-service service that I have used. I ask because I've never heard of them just trashing something...they have a stake in encouraging improvement. 01/19/21 11:16 PM, by Brian Austin Whitney. Distribution service fees … I've made a few dollars at it (literally) The competition is fierce. Best Regards /Christian. its not like they have an in or anything cream will always rise to the top as they say. I understand that one of the big issues on Taxi is the need to submit a song that meets the requirements of the listing. Two TAXI members co-wrote that song. Who am I? We would like to keep the membership in Just Plain Folks FREE! Bliv medlem af Facebook, og få kontakt med Lasse Matthias Sander Holm og andre, du måske kender. Once I heard it, there was no question in my mind that it was going to be a #1 hit - and I can count the times on my hand that I've had that feeling. I've had numerous forwards with Taxi, had one song published and sold one to an independent movie, which unfortunately was not a big hit. In the music industry, it's a requirement before you can get a ticket to enter-Brian. I was a member of TAXI for several years but recently let my membership lapse. The best part of TAXI for me was it motivated me in directions that I would never have ventured in myself. Things have changed pretty dramatically since joining! Katy Perry WORKED at TAXI before her deal. Skip to content. Music Xray Is The Industry’s Leading Song & Talent Filter Over 1,000 Songs & Acts Selected For Opportunities Each Month. I've never been impressed by the fact that BJ went into competition with TAXI, to me that's a lack of integrity. [Re: Brian Austin Whitney] Joined: Apr 2006 Posts: 1,235 Ian Ferrin Top 200 Poster Ian Ferrin Top 200 Poster Joined: Apr 2006 Posts: 1,235 Close to WalMart The easiest way to say you are not a rip off is to proclaim we do everything we say we are going to do. Jan 22, 2007/ 12:28 am. Sixpence None The Richer and Fisher were both significantly helped by TAXI. Home; Hakkımızda; Hizmetlerimiz; Fotoğraf Galerisi; reality tv beat sheet Originally Posted by John Lawrence Schick. Rex no longer works for Taxi as he needed more time for his own Publishing business. One thing is that it is in the best intersts of Taxi itself to forward the best songs - so that they build up their credibility with the record comanies and A&R managers. So Where Does Your Song Rank On Ourstage? Let me start by saying that this article is going to piss a lot of people off. I still have a website on broadjam, but gave up my Taxi membership a couple of years ago as it was costing about $350 a year. Link to post Share on other sites. I have looked at T.V. Thought I'd resurect something fun!! No, we didn't call TAXI...probably because we weren't aware that they should have forwarded anything to us, regarding the client. Taxi/Broadjam/MD act as filters and convert your tunes into solicited submissions. #666866 - 11/11/08 03:09 AM Re: TAXI vs Broadjam??? you’ve been a Broadjam member since 2009 but your most popular track only has 722 plays and most tracks have under 100 plays…. Taxi and Broadjam seem to offer the same service. 01/19/21 10:51 PM, by Brian Austin Whitney. Jai Josefs is a world-renowned songwriting coach whose students have had songs on the Billboard charts, major label record deals and publishing deals, and thousands of placements in film and television. Unless they reduce the bus fare, otherwise, they might have to call it quits soon. There is a discount on the $5.00 pay-for-service submission if you have a song is included in any Top Ten Chart at Broadjam, you pay $2.50. The scammer that "Owns" this so-called "Music Site" is Roy Elkins. In early 2005 I put up recordings at Broadjam. Dec 14, 2013 - Dear Buckethead, thank you for the music! I have, in my experience, achieved more success from Taxi than from Broadjam. They basically pay a and R guys to listen to music. But they are good at showing off the artists that they do get placements for. Their screeners are full of major A&R staff and there are some active publishers and A%R people who screen for them as well. 30th May 2011 | Show parent #18. jmikeperkins. Our Stage - New JPF Community Partner (Feedback! I’ll keep you updated. Good information. I will relay a story; i was interning at EMI records and a huge box from Taxi came i That is what TAXI does. But now it is easy and cheap to make a demo. i mean they also pitch to labels as well right? So here are the differences: Broadjam enables subscribers to have peer evaluation of their songs. I've never been impressed by the fact that BJ went into competition with TAXI, to me that's a lack of integrity. But I find the feedback helpful. 01/19/21 11:13 PM, by Brian Austin Whitney. But are we really communicating with anyone?" But the opportunities are just so few to get a deal that 1 thing alone is not going to be your ticket. That tells me you haven’t spent a lot of time getting your keywords right and your tracks don’t come up at the top of the search results. Athletes. There was this other thing that was a HARPO Production, but I will not get in to that. I knew it "G"! While we wait for Xome to respond, I thought I'd put up a couple links that should illustrate some obvious differences: I was a member of Taxi for a few months.I sent them two songs of mine and they trashed them.Those 2 same songs were hit songs according to the major players.But I have no hard feelings towards Taxi.I got out and got my money back.Maybe my songs were too pop and commercial for them. All this technology is there for … 6am-6pm . The best part of TAXI for me was it motivated me in directions that I would never have ventured in myself. Live music has for itself the sheer excitation of high volume, anticipation of a crowd, communion of spirits, spontaneity of improvisation. Send your music to film and TV … B.T. view cart. i mean they also pitch to labels as well right? Seasac is invitation only, BMI/ASCAP little more feasible for others Broadjam is once again teaming up with computer and video game giant Konami to find the next songs that will move the feet of millions of Dance Dance Revolution fans across the world. Would the MP3 Board Folks like to have a showcase? Taxi and Broadjam seem to offer the same service. I was a member of TAXI when Broadjam provided the interface by which we submitted our music to TAXI. Your insight about them wanting something "useful" is a good one. For a few hundred dollars you can join Taxi.com, or Broadjam.com for example, and submit your material for review. Did you ever hear of "Buy Me A Rose" by Kenny Rogers. Its professional package offers artists a way to upload their music for licensing opportunities. 01/19/21 10:48 PM, by Brian Austin Whitney. Music from and for the heart Provided by Alexa ranking, broadjam.com has ranked 249034th in United States and 349,627 on the world.broadjam.com reaches roughly 9,034 users per day and delivers about 271,019 users each month. AUTHOR: ddesongs - () ... Well, in essence that is what Music XRAY (and similar companies...Taxi, Sonicbids etc) are doing. TAXI CEO Michael Laskow talks with rockstar Marc Ferrari completely revolutionized music libraries by signing Indie artists instead of using Marc Ferrari was in the “hair bands,” Keel, Cold Sweat, and Medicine Wheel in the ‘80s and early ‘90s. A Conversation With Oscar Winning JPF Member Dean Pitchford, http://www.soundclick.com/newsflashsounds, http://www.soundclick.com/newsflashgospel, www.showcaseyourmusic.com/newsflashsounds, http://www.soundclick.com/ianferrininstrumentals, http://www.ourstage.com/profile/summeoyo1, http://www.soundclick.com/justice-nebraska, http://www.wacbiz.com/Steve-Petitt/artist/536. Did they really trash the songs, or did they tell you what needed improvement before they were willing to forward it? Is this Taxi's major clame to fame? Good for you - and thanks for the tips. Your donation helps support the many programs we offer including Road Trips and the Music Awards. For example one could receive all ones or threes on a five point scale for all twelve of the song components being rated - with the bare minimum of comments. Where did those review-pages go? Sorry to hear Broadjam hasn’t been very good to you :/ So…. Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the seat of Dane County.As of July 1, 2019, Madison's estimated population of 259,680 made it the second-largest city in Wisconsin by population, after Milwaukee, and the 82nd-largest in the United States. In the music industry, it's a requirement before you can get a ticket to enter-Brian. They seem to have a very realistic perspective. my website. Sounds odd. Fully Published demo vs Work Demo. With a lottery, talent never has an effect on who wins. Taxi pitched these songs on Music Row and I got to meet Rex Benson who published that song, almost got it cut and published my song " The Other Side of Goodbye" which he pitched to some major acts in Nashville. There's just too many things you have to be doing very well in addition. I just posted about this on another thread, so I will give the short version here: Your song may be an absolutely fantastic, beautifully written, hit-laden masterpiece, but if it is not the perfect song for the project they are screening for, your song will be passed upon.