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Emerge Already! The Ultimate Guide to Career Building for Emerging Artists
Price: Free! Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Arts
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A priceless how-to & how-not-to guide by innovative concert pianist Jade Simmons. This tell all covers everything including carving your niche, marketing, creating package deals, approaching management, what presenters really think and how not to get re-engaged. This is the stuff they never taught you in school direct from one of America's most exciting and versatile young artists.
Musical Truth 2
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 121,780. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
In his groundbreaking book ‘Musical Truth,’ DJ-turned author/ researcher Mark Devlin showed how the true nature of the corporate music industry tells a very different story to what’s conveyed on its glossy, glamorous surface.
Musical Truth
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 174,170. Language: British English. Published: February 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
To most people, the music industry represents a source of harmless fun and entertainment. Beneath the glossy veneer, however, lies the devastating truth of who really controls these institutions, and the deeply malevolent agendas for which they're being used.
Your Band Is A Virus - Expanded Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,590. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
“Your Band Is A Virus! Expanded Edition” is the bigger and better sequel to 2010's bestselling book "Your Band Is A Virus - Behind-the-Scenes & Viral Marketing for the Independent Musician". Almost double the size of it's predecessor, "Your Band Is A Virus! Expanded Edition" is the ultimate music marketing guide for serious independent musicians and bands.
I'm The Face - The Official Peter Meaden Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016 by Griffiths Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
I'm The Face - The Official Peter Meaden Story.. Written by Pete Wilky & John Hellier.. Few music genres are as inspiring, encapsulating or enduring as the ultra-stylish British Mod scene and few pioneers are as revered as much as 'the original Mod-god' and archetypal 'Face' Mr Peter Meaden, who was and still is hugely respected by those who know their popular music history.
Clive: Working for the Man in the Age of Vinyl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
In 1978, at age 21, after years of playing in a band, the author was hired by Clive Davis to be a talent scout for his new label, Arista Records. It was a dream job for somebody who'd lived and breathed music. The only problem was it was 1981, disco topped the charts and Clive was more interested in having hits and building his empire than making great records. A riff on life, ambition and music.
The Ghosts of Jim Morrison, The Phantom of Detroit, and the Fates of Rock 'n' Roll
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,890. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
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This is the story of the Phantom, the enigmatic musician behind the mysterious rock opera Phantom's Divine Comedy: Part 1 who replaced Jim Morrison in the Doors.
The College of Songology 101: The Singer/Songwriter's 'Need To Know' Reference Handbook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,570. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
The College of Songology 101 focuses on the basic elements that are essential to take your music from a hobby to a career. This book avoids the ‘insider’ jargon, using ‘everyday’ language to show you how to use these basic elements to protect the songs you create, make money from your music and move confidently through the music industry.
Indulge Your Senses: Scaling Intimacy in a Digital World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2019 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
After starting two iconic music venues and surviving the dot-com bust, Michael Dorf offers gripping stories and hard-earned business lessons with a contrarian twist. As technology becomes more deeply woven into our lives, the key to success can be found in satisfying people’s yearning for live human interaction.
On The Record
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,140. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Business, Nonfiction » Music » Music business
On The Record contains a series of industry interviews, intended to give aspiring artists the opportunity to learn from those who have done it right. The cream of the crop. On top of that, author Gem McCormack has come up with a big database of handy tips on how to navigate the murky waters of the music industry.
The Solo Performer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,160. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book is for anyone who has decided they would like to be a solo performer of some kind; a One Man Band, a DJ, a stand up comic, a magician, etc. It covers how to define your act, target your audience, target your venues; set up your stage, sound system and lights. Get the gig, advertise and promote the gig. How to become a producer; create events, fund raisers, and profitable shows, and more!
The Christian Band Handbook
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 164,440. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by UnLeashed Arts. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Adult
Why Learn from the School of Hard Knocks if You Don’t Have To? The Christian Band Handbook is a step by step how-to guide for building a Christian band that brings people closer to Jesus. If you are willing to work diligently while keeping God as your first love, you can create an extraordinary music ministry. The Christian Band Handbook contains the practical advice needed to impact the world.
The MusicSocket.com Music Industry Directory 2019
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,310. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2018 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Reference » Directories
This indispensable directory is a must-have for anyone wanting to make it in the music industry. It gives you: hundreds of record labels; hundreds of music managers; indexes by genre, so you can quickly find all the right listings; and access to overseas markets. It also provides free access to the entire current databases online, including over 1,900 record labels, and over 1,200 managers.
And The Band Broke Up
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 31,380. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Why should you read this book? To overcome the fact that we are not taught a common language for handling conflict. The result is the break-up of bands, abandonment of music projects, and loss of great art. This book will help you, artists and business people alike, spend less time being frustrated and more time being creative, artistic, and in harmony with everyone you work with in your career.
Why I Failed in the Music Business...and how NOT to follow in my footsteps
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,160. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Musicians have a problem. They believe in differences between the Creatives and the Suits, the Right Brains and the Left Brains, the artists and the businesspersons; differences that keep them focused on their music and ignorant of what it takes to succeed in the music business. Steve Grossman should know. He failed in the music business.
Game Of Love - Music Trivia (Meet The Record Men)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Music Trivia from the beginnings of early Rock & Roll and Pop music. The book covers the pioneer record companies and the people behind the scene that made it all happen: Motown Records, Chess Records, Atlantic Records, and Sun Records. It also covers the Artists for these labels and how they created the genre of these early formative years on the music scene.
How to Fail in the Music Business: Or Succeed If You'd Rather
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,760. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013 by Rhythm Rascal Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
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An industry insider with decades of experience tells how to avoid the pitfalls that send almost all of music industry newcomers running back home. "How to Fail" is loaded with practical advice, along with soulful insights to the heart of the business.
Music Distribution: Selling Music In The New Entertainment Marketplace (Second Edition)
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This "second edition" book is a comprehensive study of the music industry distribution system along with understanding the "new trends" of the music business. It has a "real" hands-on approach with current trends already in motion within the retail distribution systems. Included are music industry stats, trends and new innovative ways in selling your music through both digital and physical CDs.
The MusicSocket.com Music Industry Directory 2015
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This indispensable directory is a must-have for anyone wanting to make it in the music industry! It gives you: hundreds of record labels; hundreds of music managers; indexes by genre, so you can quickly find all the right listings; and access to overseas markets. It also provides free access to the entire current databases online, including over 1,400 record labels, and over 900 managers.
The MusicSocket.com Music Industry Directory 2016
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015 by JP&A Dyson. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This indispensable directory is a must-have for anyone wanting to make it in the music industry. It gives you: hundreds of record labels; hundreds of music managers; indexes by genre, so you can quickly find all the right listings; and access to overseas markets. It also provides free access to the entire current databases online, including over 1,500 record labels, and over 1,000 managers.

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