All You Need To Know About The Music Business

Author: Donald S. Passman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 150110490X
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“The industry bible” (Los Angeles Times), now updated, essential for anyone in the music business—musicians, songwriters, lawyers, agents, promoters, publishers, executives, and managers—trying to navigate the rapid transformation of the industry. For more than twenty years, All You Need to Know About the Music Business has been universally regarded as the definitive guide to the music industry. Now in its ninth edition, this latest edition leads novices and experts alike through the crucial, up-to-the-minute information on the industry’s major changes in response to today’s rapid technological advances and uncertain economy. Whether you are—or aspire to be—a performer, writer, or executive, veteran music lawyer Donald Passman’s comprehensive guide is an indispensable tool. He offers timely, authoritative information from how to select and hire a winning team of advisors and structure their commissions and fees; navigate the ins and outs of record deals, songwriting, publishing, and copyrights; maximize concert, touring, and merchandising deals; understand the digital streaming services; and how to take a comprehensive look at the rapidly transforming landscape of the music business as a whole. The music industry is in the eye of the storm, when everyone in the business is scrambling to figure out what’s going to happen to the major labels and what it will mean for the careers of artists and business professionals. No musician, songwriter, entertainment lawyer, agent, promoter, publisher, manager, or record company executive—anyone who makes their living from music—can afford to be without All You Need to Know About the Music Business. As Adam Levine, lead singer and guitarist of Maroon 5, says, “If you want to be in music, you have to read this book.”

Understanding The Music Business

Author: Dick Weissman
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317192648
Size: 16.11 MB
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In today’s fast-moving music industry, what does it take to build a life-long career? Now more than ever, all those working in music need to be aware of many aspects of the business, and take control of their own careers. Understanding the Music Business offers students a concise yet comprehensive overview of the rapidly evolving music industry, rooted in real-world experiences. Anchored by a wealth of career profiles and case studies, this second edition has been updated throughout to include the most important contemporary developments, including the advent of streaming and the shift to a DIY paradigm. A new "Both Sides Now" feature helps readers understand differing opinions on key issues. Highly readable, Understanding the Music Business is the perfect introduction for anyone seeking to understand how musical talents connect to making a living.

The Future Of The Music Business

Author: Steve Gordon
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 149503528X
Size: 26.21 MB
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(Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs). New technologies have revolutionized the music business. While these technologies have wrecked havoc on traditional business models, they've also provided new opportunities for music business entrepreneurs, as well as new challenges for musicians, recording artists, songwriters, record labels and music publishers. The Future of the Music Business provides a road map for success by explaining legal fundamentals including copyright law's application to the music business, basic forms of agreement such as recording, songwriting and management co ntracts, PLUS the rules pertaining to digital streaming, downloading and Internet radio. This book also shows exactly how much money is generated by each of these models, and details how the money flows to the principal stakeholders: artists, record labels, songwriters and music publishers. Part I is a comprehensive analysis of the laws and business practices applying to today's music business Part II is a guide for producers on how to clear music for almost any kind of project including movies, TV, ad campaigns, stand-alone digital projects AND how much it will cost Part III presents new discussions on the hottest industry controversies including net neutrality; and the financial battles between the new digital music services & copyright owners and artists Part IV discusses how to best use the new technologies to succeed The book contains URLs linking to 2 on-line videos: Fundamentals of Music Business and Law, and Anatomy of a Copyright Infringement Case. Attorneys can use a password to gain 2 CLE credits.

Music Business Handbook And Career Guide

Author: David Baskerville
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1412976790
Size: 28.10 MB
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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.

What They Ll Never Tell You About The Music Business Revised And Updated Editio

Author: Peter M. Thall
Publisher: Billboard Books
ISBN: 9780307874955
Size: 69.76 MB
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Bad news: The music business is packed with hidden agendas. Good news: There’s one indispensable guide that helps songwriters, musicians, executives, lawyers, and managers understand the music business and travel its shark-infested waters safely and confidently. What They’ll Never Tell You About the Music Business sold more than 20,000 copies in its first edition. This new, fully revised edition presents even more priceless insider information, updated for today’s music scene, plus clear explanations and advice on the new transparency in agreements, the impact of agent-artist agreements, new webcasting opportunities, changes in copyright law, royalty limits, and all the other developments in law and technology, plus advice for songwriters, A&R people, and artists, and much, much more. Packed with real-world ideas and tips, What They’ll Never Tell You About the Music Business, Revised and Updated is the must-have guide for creative types and business types—everyone who works in the music industry. “Intelligent and accessible.” —David Geffen From the Hardcover edition.

Making It In The New Music Business

Author: James Riordan
Publisher: Writers Digest Books
ISBN:
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Provides strategies for succeeding in today's music business, with practical information on selecting material, recording, and more

Multimedia Making It Work Ninth Edition

Author: Tay Vaughan
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071832890
Size: 31.61 MB
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The Most Complete, Up-to-Date Multimedia Guide Thoroughly updated to cover the latest technologies, including mobile multimedia, this full-color resource prepares you for a successful multimedia career by teaching you the fundamental concepts and required skills. Multimedia: Making It Work, Ninth Edition explains how to integrate text, images, sound, animation, and video into compelling projects. Multimedia project planning, costs, design, production, talent acquisition, testing, and delivery are also discussed. Chapter-ending quizzes reinforce key concepts and hands-on lab projects allow you to apply your new skills. Learn how to: Master the essential elements of multimedia, including text, images, sound, animation, and video Incorporate bitmap, vector, and 3-D images Record and edit digital audio and use MIDI Create computer-generated animations Shoot and edit digital video Select the best hardware, software, and authoring tools for your project Determine the scope and cost of a multimedia project n Design, produce, and test your project Acquire the best content and talent for your budget Design dynamic Web content Create apps for mobile devices, including tablets, readers, and smartphones Deliver multimedia over the Internet, in an app store, and on CD-ROM and DVD Each chapter includes: Learning objectives Full-color illustrations and screenshots Helpful notes, tips, and warnings Chapter summaries and key term lists End-of-chapter quizzes and lab projects This book is intended for students enrolled in an instructor-led course and does not provide correct answers for the end-of-chapter quizzes or access to the instructor's resource materials. If you are an instructor, please contact your McGraw-Hill Education sales representative for details.

The Ultimate Survival Guide To The New Music Industry

Author: Justin Goldberg
Publisher: Lone Eagle Publishing Company
ISBN: 9781580650489
Size: 48.69 MB
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Using his sense of humor and unbelievable industry anecdotes, author Justin Goldberg delivers the truth about todays.