Long Overdue Update

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Long Overdue Update

Post by remmet » Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:57 pm

It’s been awhile since I’ve checked in with an update. While still modest relative to some of the real heavy hitters in the Taxi community, my progress has been growing at a steady and consistent pace. And I can say with absolute clarity that Taxi has been the foundation and driving force behind the successes I've had and the continuing progress I've been making. Through forwards leading to library connections, and a (Taxi) community rich with talented collaborators, my music is currently featured in over 50 TV shows, both in the US and in more than 20 foreign countries. In fact, the foreign earnings have been steadily increasing and comprise almost half of my total royalty income at this point.

Without Taxi, none of this would have happened. I wouldn't have known it was a "thing" that could happen, or have any clue how to make it happen. After signing with numerous libraries through Taxi and attending nine Rallys, I've learned volumes about the subject matter. ;) I've become a better composer, producer, and engineer as well, all direct results from the many educational and experiential opportunities that permeate the Taxi environment.

A couple of personal highlights include having my music used in a trailer for the movie "Elizabeth: The Golden Age" a few years ago, and very recently having a song (co-written with Taxi member Steve Guiles) placed in an episode of "Kevin (Probably) Saves the World" -- both of which came with nice upfront licensing fees. Other placements include Days of Our Lives, Young and the Restless, the Leah Remini show, Jeopardy, E News Daily, Seriously Funny Kids, FBI Criminal Pursuit, and many more.

I'm truly grateful for this amazing organization and the ongoing opportunities that Michael has created and keeps re-creating. When I look around and notice the dismal state of so much of the world, and then look at what we have here, all I can think of saying is "Thank you!"

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Re: Long Overdue Update

Post by funsongs » Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:43 pm

Great report.
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Re: Long Overdue Update

Post by Kolstad » Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:42 am

You are certainly a heavy hitter in quality, if not in quantity, Richard. Your music is always rich in ideas and well crafted and produced. It is inspiring to read your update, here’s to many more future placements and scores. Cheers!

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Re: Long Overdue Update

Post by Telefunkin » Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:40 am

You've had some great placements Richard and based on that I'm sure there's much more to come.
Congratulations on making this business work for you. :)
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Re: Long Overdue Update

Post by LamarPecorino » Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:40 pm

Thanks for sharing an update, Richard. Your placements provide hope. Congratulations!
Onward and upward!
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Re: Long Overdue Update

Post by DesireInspires » Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:59 pm

Congrats!

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Re: Long Overdue Update

Post by FMstereo » Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:31 am

Awesome! Congratulations Richard! You may not consider yourself a "heavy hitter", but that's an impressive list of achievements!

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Re: Long Overdue Update

Post by LOCK88 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:52 am

Great update Richard, and congrats on all of these great placements!!
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Re: Long Overdue Update

Post by RobBarner » Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:17 pm

Awesome update. Thanks for the inspiration to keep going!

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Re: Long Overdue Update

Post by remmet » Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:51 pm

Wow, thank you so much, all of you! As you certainly know, music can be a tough road to travel down, but this organization and the greater community make the journey a whole lot more enjoyable! I wish all of you success on your journeys as well.

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