My first deal, and an amazing phone call!!

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Re: My first deal, and an amazing phone call!!

Post by bitingthebullett » Tue Nov 25, 2008 8:24 am

I was just wondering if you would share some info. regarding thepublishing % the licensing company is getting on your deal. I'm trying to get a sense of what is typical. One company here inSo. Cal wants 100% of the publishing! Anyone want to share their perspective on this..?

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Re: My first deal, and an amazing phone call!!

Post by bigbluebarry » Tue Nov 25, 2008 9:08 am

Logan!!!!!!! That's awesome news man! I knew about the library deal but I hadn't heard about the phone call! Man, that just rocks! - Big Blue
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Re: My first deal, and an amazing phone call!!

Post by hummingbird » Tue Nov 25, 2008 11:51 am

Nov 25, 2008, 10:24am, bitingthebullett wrote:I was just wondering if you would share some info. regarding thepublishing % the licensing company is getting on your deal. I'm trying to get a sense of what is typical. One company here inSo. Cal wants 100% of the publishing! Anyone want to share their perspective on this..?I have deals where they get 100% of the publishing and deals where they get 50% of the publishing, and I've seen the odd deal where they get only 25% of the publishing.A deal where they get 100% of the publishing would be acceptable to me (meaning I get 100% of songwriting), depending on other details, like, I get 50% of synch, that it's either non-exclusive; or exclusive with a reversion clause, and what their track record is. I'd rather have a reasonable deal right now with a decent library or publisher than hang on to the song hoping for something better down the road.
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Re: My first deal, and an amazing phone call!!

Post by bitingthebullett » Tue Nov 25, 2008 12:44 pm

Hummingbird,Thanks for sharing your perspective. I'm definitely not declining the offer - I just sense that any library source that is geared towards taking publishing royalties away from the artist - is kind of shady...

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Re: My first deal, and an amazing phone call!!

Post by vickye » Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:58 pm

This is such a great story! Celebrate, celebrate, celebrate!!!

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Post by deantaylor » Thu Nov 27, 2008 10:33 am

Hey Logan,You are having a good month. Well deserved. Congrats.Dean
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Post by christophersclaybo » Sat Nov 29, 2008 10:44 pm

CONGRATS!!!!!!It's successful people like YOU that prove beyond a doubt Taxi is THE REAL DEAL!!!!!!!Taxi opens doors. Cod, I'd HATE to think of the predicament I'd be in if there was no Taxi! ...I've not landed anything... yet... Because of Taxi I have met more REAL industry people than I can count on both hands AND both feet AND been hooked up with REAL industry PROFESSIONALS...NOT these local BS nobodies who have zero connections in the REAL biz...NOT just these no-name radio station DJ's "in the stix" who really don't know their a-- from a hole in the ground.

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Re: My first deal, and an amazing phone call!!

Post by ragani » Sun Nov 30, 2008 4:20 am

Logan!!!! WOW-- what a GREAT story!! Congratulations!! More Rally success stories for the holiday-- I loved every bit of your post! Yeah, ditto for Bird and Ted-- your stuff IS terrific and it's just a matter of time!! Boy, am I sure glad I got one of your CD's!! Keep us posted with the followup. I can't wait to hear more about where it lands. May it get used used used!!! Bet by next year's Rally you'll have a pile more stories to share with us!!! Raags
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Re: My first deal, and an amazing phone call!!

Post by audiorayne » Tue Dec 02, 2008 4:08 pm

Thanks folks... Taxi is indeed the real deal!Spread the word! Spread the love! Spread the smilies!! Hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving (or equivalent)...Cheers,-AR

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Re: My first deal, and an amazing phone call!!

Post by gburgess » Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:00 am

AR,Just saw this one. More than cool. Very neat!Congrats and best wishes as you move on with this company.GB

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