Description : This book is a comprehensive guide to a career in the music industry. Offering advice as to how to get into the business, it explains the main features of a wide range of jobs, such as management, production, promotion and merchandise through to the working lives of recording artists and session musicians.
Author by : Michael Fink
Languange : en
Publisher by : New York : Schirmer Books ; London : Collier Macmillan
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Description : Examining all aspects of the music industry functioning in contemporary American life, this book heightens students' awareness of the variety of musical experience available in everyday life and leads them from familiar subjects to the details of behind-the-scenes operations in the industry.
Description : This book is a solid introduction to the music industry for students with no prior experience, offering a comprehensive overview of the people, technologies, and law that impact on all aspects of the music business. Inside the Music Industry focuses primarily on popular/rock music and how it is created, marketed, recorded, and packaged, as well as the various media in which music plays apart, from radio to video, television, print, and film. The second edition has been thoroughly updated to take into account new developments over the last five years, including digital recording and broadcasting technology, changes in the copyright laws, and legal issues raised by new technologies, such as the controversy over "sampling" existing recordings. Throughout the text, new examples, photographs, and charts have been added to enhance the timeliness of the work.
Description : Copiously researched and documented, Hit Men is the highly controversial portrait of the pop music industry in all its wild, ruthless glory: the insatiable greed and ambition; the enormous egos; the fierce struggles for profits and power; the vendettas, rivalries, shakedowns, and payoffs. Chronicling the evolution of America's largest music labels from the Tin Pan Alley days to the present day, Fredric Dannen examines in depth the often venal, sometimes illegal dealings among the assorted hustlers and kingpins who rule over this multi-billion-dollar business. Updated with a new last chapter by the author.
Description : The Must-Have Guide for Breaking into the Music Business Completely revised and updated for the twenty-first century, The Music Business provides essential career advice and information on how to get started and advance in all areas of the music industry—from an author who’s had careers in music as an artist and professor for more than two decades. This comprehensive volume gives you guidance and information on: • Starting your music career • The ins and outs of recording contracts • Record producing and music engineering • The distribution and sale of records • The Internet and MP3s, and their effects on the music industry • The latest computer programs • Copyright law • Composing music and songwriting • Music education • The international music industry • And much more . . . The Music Business is an indispensable reference for anyone who wants to begin a career in any of the industry’s facets, as well as an invaluable aid to professional and would-be professional musicians alike.
Description : One of the all-time greats in Canadian music recounts his life and times in the business from the 1960s to the present. Whether acting as a producer, indie record label owner (True North), or manager of great singer/songwriters and bands, such as Bruce Cockburn, Sarah McLachlan, Rough Trade and k-os, Bernie Finkelstein is a sterling example of a Canadian music management legend.
Description : This explosive expose examines the music industry from 1981 to the present, offering insights into the ways in which, despite the introduction of modern marketing techniques and corporate imaging, the music industry has remained, for the most part, a shell game played by hustlers. of photos.
Description : The Ninth Edition of the Music Business Handbook and Career Guide maintains the tradition of this classic text as the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide to the music industry and includes: • greater coverage of digital technology and its implications for the music industry, including digital downloads, changing production technologies, marketing via social networking, and new distribution channels • new business models and their implications, including the topics of internet outlets, the independent musician, the evolving role of producers, and satellite and internet radio • additional and updated information on careers, especially in context of a changing business environment The breadth of coverage that this book offers is unlike any resource available, which is why the Music Business Handbook is the best-selling text for any course dealing with the music industry.
Description : This revised, updated and expanded edition offers savvy dealmaking techniques, methods to protect musical works, and career-building and money-saving tips for musicians. It is an invaluable primer for artists and songwriters who feel like they are at the mercy of industry pros.