You might want to consider hoping on board this Taxi.

I just received my first newsletter from indie A&R gurus Taxi and thought that you might want to check out what they are all about as some of the record label "want ads" sound mighty interesting:

Outstanding GARAGE ROCK BANDS wanted by founder of Independent label who is looking to sign bands on the basis of "really liking them". Great concept!! Please submit two to three songs online or per CD/cassette, include lyric sheets, photo and bio. All submissions will be screened and critiqued by TAXI and must be received no later than February 17, 2005.
TAXI # S050217GR


MODERN ROCK BANDS in the complete range of Green Day to Crossfade to Franz Ferdinand (a very broad spectrum), sought by Music Business Executive/Owner of Internet College Radio Station to add to roster. Station pays 50% of download royalties to artist. You must have a broadcast quality album or EP with a high-resolution quality photo and bio. He is looking for independent artists that are building a following and/or self-contained and touring and are looking for an outlet to sell their music independently. Please submit two to three songs online or per CD/cassette, include lyric sheets, photo and bio. All submissions will be screened and critiqued by TAXI and must be received no later than February 18, 2005.
TAXI # S050218MR

MODERN ROCK BANDS with an edge and attitude, a la Taking Back Sunday, My Chemical Romance, The Matches, etc. sought by founder of new Indie Record label. This owner has previously had a successful Indie label and has worked in the industry for some time having pivotal roles at Major labels and the like. This is the first listing we have run for him so please send your best stuff. Please submit two to three songs online or per CD/cassette and you must include lyric sheets, photo and bio. All submissions will be screened and critiqued by TAXI and must be received no later than February 25, 2005.
TAXI # S050225MR

This is just a small sampling of their listings so you may want to see what is involved by checking out their website ASAP. Just a thought.
Later.

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