The Music Business Contract Library

Author: Greg Forest
Publisher: Music Pro Guides
ISBN: 1423454588
Size: 29.79 MB
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(Reference). The indispensable resource for anyone in the music business. Every business arrangement in the music industry comes down to the written agreement between the parties engaged in the project at hand. When you're co-writing with other songwriters or making publishing agreements, recording agreements with independent record labels, or film sync license agreements for music used in TV, film, the Internet and commercials, what is in writing is what ultimately governs the deal with you and your business. Whether you are the publisher, label, studio, producer, engineer, or artist, The Music Business Contract Library contains over 125 different contract templates and forms that you need, along with Greg's professional experience in commentary on how he has used them and why. This massive library comes with a CD-ROM, which delivers over 125 forms in fully editable Microsoft Word format for use in your own business.

Itake Over

Author: David Arditi
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442240148
Size: 65.31 MB
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iTake-Over: The Recording Industry in the Digital Era sheds light on the way large corporations appropriate new technologies related to recording and distribution of audio material to maintain their market dominance in a capitalist system.

Business Basics For Musicians

Author: Bobby Borg
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781495007767
Size: 62.94 MB
Format: PDF
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(Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs). There has never been a greater need for musicians to understand the music business than now, when emerging technologies make it possible for artists to act as their own record labels, and new contracts are structured to grab the biggest slice of an artist's revenue pie. But in a digital age overflowing with confusing and ever-changing information, musicians need trusted business advice from a veteran artist who can break down the basics in a language they understand. Written by a professional musician for other musicians, Business Basics for Musicians is the layperson's guide to the music industry. In a conversational tone and an easy-to-scan format, it simplifies five vital areas in which musicians need to succeed: Career Execution, Business Relationships, Pro Teams, Deals and Dollars, and Future Predictions. Everything from copyright to record deals, managers, merchandising, and doing it yourself is covered. With interviews, anecdotes, and review quizzes, this must-have manual will help artists master business essentials quickly so they can get back to doing what they love best creating music.

Music Business Handbook And Career Guide

Author: David Baskerville
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1544341210
Size: 34.14 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Twelfth Edition of this powerhouse best-selling text maintains its tradition as the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide to the music industry in all of its diversity. Readers new to the music business and seasoned professionals alike will find David Baskerville and Tim Baskerville’s handbook the go-to source, regardless of their specialty within the music field. Music Business Handbook and Career Guide is ideal for introductory courses such as Introduction to the Music Business, Music and Media, and other survey courses as well as more specialized courses such as the record industry, music careers, artist management, and more. The fully updated Twelfth Edition includes a comprehensive discussion of the streaming revolution and its impact on all parts of the value chain, including composers, performing artists, publishers, and labels. The book also analyzes shifts in the competing platforms of consumption ranging from fast-shrinking physical formats and broadcasting to downloads and subscription services. This edition offers more vignettes than ever, illustrating how individuals in different industry roles advanced their careers, as well as how they’ve adjusted to the intertwining influences of technology, law, and culture.

Song Sheets To Software

Author: Elizabeth C. Axford
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 9780810850279
Size: 18.61 MB
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This second edition of Song Sheets to Software includes completely revised and updated listings of music software, instructional media, and music-related Internet Web sites of use to all musicians, whether hobbyist or professional. This book is a particularly valuable resource for the private studio and classroom music teacher.

Music Publishing

Author: Tim Whitsett
Publisher: Artistpro.Com Llc
ISBN: 9781931140096
Size: 76.77 MB
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This is the definitive guide for people starting or operating a music publishing company. This book reveals why music publishing is vital to anyone actively engaged in the music business and how you can profit from it. Industry expert Tim Whitsett's guide will empower you to succeed whether you're starting up your own company, climbing the corporate ladder in your current job, or adding profits to your current music business activities. Learn how to forecast sales, calculate advances, evaluate copyright purchases, negotiate favorable contracts and licenses, market product effectively, manage personnel and company affairs efficiently, and maximize commercial potential.

Producing Theatre

Author: Donald C. Farber
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9780879103170
Size: 28.27 MB
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For the professional and student here is a basic guide to raising money, obtaining rights and bringing a play to the stage. Appendices include actual examples of commonly used legal forms and contracts. .,."likely to remain for some time to come the authoritative reference in its field." -Variety

Library Journal

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Includes, beginning Sept. 15, 1954 (and on the 15th of each month, Sept.-May) a special section: School library journal, ISSN 0000-0035, (called Junior libraries, 1954-May 1961). Also issued separately.

The Complete Guide To Game Audio

Author: Aaron Marks
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136059253
Size: 61.33 MB
Format: PDF
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Turn your musical passion into a profitable career with this essential guide to the business and technical skills you need to succeed in the multi-billion dollar games industry. Step-by-step instructions lead you through the entire music and sound effects process - from developing the essential skills and purchasing the right equipment to keeping your clients happy. Learn everything you need to: Find the jobs. Identify your niche, implement a business and marketing plan that includes a great demo reel, and plug into the established network to find clients. Make the deals. Make the bidding and contract process work for you by knowing the standard industry terminology, understanding how to set fees, and employing non-confrontational negotiating tactics to reach sound agreements that establish acceptable boundaries for change orders, reworks, payment options, and other essentials. Create music and sound effects for games. Master the exacting specifications for composing music and creating sound effects on the various gaming platforms and systems. The companion DVD features audio and cinematic examples, demos of useful sound editing and sequencing programs, and sample business contracts.

Music Business Handbook Career Guide

Author: David Baskerville
Publisher: Sherwood Pub.
ISBN:
Size: 46.89 MB
Format: PDF
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Author David Baskerville, Ph.D., gives a detailed, comprehensive look at how the music business really works today. Winner of the Deems Taylor ASCAP Award for outstanding books on music, this book is a text in nearly 200 universities. Written in an informal style, it offers concise, practical information on career possibilities, including qualifications & employment prospects for many music & music-related careers. Topics include: songwriting, publishing, copyright, business affairs such as music licensing, unions, agents, managers, attorneys. The book covers artist management, concert promotion, music merchandising & arts administration. A section on the record industry has chapters on record markets, recording contracts, record production & record promotion, distribution & merchandising. Many aspects of music in broadcasting are covered. Information on the Canadian music industry is included as well as copyright in foreign countries. The author's background includes experience as an instrumentalist, composer & conductor in Hollywood, as well as a consultant to the entertainment industry, & an educator at the University of Colorado, Denver. Contains many illustrations, sample forms & an index, glossary & list of professional organizations. Order from: Sherwood Publishing, P.O. Box 4198, Thousand Oaks, CA 91359.