2017 - my best year yet!

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2017 - my best year yet!

Post by markhimley » Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:09 pm

Well I suppose I'll jump on the year-in-review train ;) This is the first year that I actually feel like I have things worth reporting - so for those of you who care. Also FWIW I am just finishing up my second year with TAXI. In January I will start year #3.

Also, this was all on top of working 50+ hours/week on average at my day job.

Anyways.

- Co-scored a short film with a friend of mine that was nominated for Best Original Score at the Los Angeles Film awards in May.

- Signed my first two deals with music publishers. The first of which I wrote an entire album for, and that album is still on their featured albums list after 3 months.

- Had my music used for the first couple times in a prime-time high profile reality show.

- Attended my first Taxi Road Rally, an absolutely life-changing experience.

- I have 3 collaboration albums in the works that will be released in early 2018.

- I am in the process of joining forces with an artist that has been a big inspiration to me this year as they transition from a solo act to a duo with yours truly.

- Wrote more music this year than the last several years combined.

I am SO grateful for everyone who has helped me along the way, all the wonderful people I've met, the relationships that I've formed and that continue to grow, and for those of you who have constantly shown support. Thank you Michael, the entire Taxi staff, and the community!! You all ROCK.

2017 has been great, and I'm excited to make 2018 even better. No new year's resolutions, just going to keep doing the work.

Wishing you all a very happy new year!

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Re: 2017 - my best year yet!

Post by thegajman » Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:31 pm

Wow Mark, that's awesome! Well done!

Where do you find the time?! :D

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Re: 2017 - my best year yet!

Post by yougomusic » Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:35 pm

Mark,

Thanks for jumping on the year in review train. I LOVE reading these inspiring accounts. Awesome!


John

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Re: 2017 - my best year yet!

Post by LOCK88 » Mon Jan 01, 2018 8:28 am

Awesome year Mark, congrats on everything. Couldn't be happening to a nicer person, stoked for You! Keep up the great work!
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Post by markhimley » Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:16 pm

Thank you all very much!! :D

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Post by edmondredd » Tue Jan 02, 2018 3:35 am

LOCK88 wrote:Awesome year Mark, congrats on everything. Couldn't be happening to a nicer person, stoked for You! Keep up the great work!
True that! congrats again!
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Post by markhimley » Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:49 am

edmondredd wrote:
LOCK88 wrote:Awesome year Mark, congrats on everything. Couldn't be happening to a nicer person, stoked for You! Keep up the great work!
True that! congrats again!

Awh thank you both!! :D :D

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Post by annayarbrough » Tue Jan 02, 2018 10:01 am

Killing it Mark.... looking forward to writing soon! You're going to have one hell of a 2018. 8-)

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Post by markhimley » Tue Jan 02, 2018 9:42 pm

annayarbrough wrote:Killing it Mark.... looking forward to writing soon! You're going to have one hell of a 2018. 8-)
Thank you, Anna!! :D

I am very much looking forward to it; it's gonna be a blast writing together!

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Re: 2017 - my best year yet!

Post by VanderBoegh » Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:40 pm

This is sooo cool, Mark! You're making moves, man. Very fun to watch it happen for you.

P.S. great hanging with you at the Rally!

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