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Music Business: It’s a Dirty Game! Part IV
By Tiwanda 'Ne Ne' Lovelace
Price: Free! Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This innovative product demonstrates the inner workings of the music industry and explores the depths that ruthless corrupted individuals will sink for revenge! People say that the Music Business is a dirty but they have no full idea of to what extent. They assume that these artist just sign bad deals that allow producers and managers to take everything but this is not always the case. Read...
The Art of the Soundcheck
By M. Erik Matlock
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
(5.00 from 1 review)
The long awaited handbook for surviving in the audio production business. Mandatory reading for anyone planing a career in sound for studio or stage. M. Erik Matlock shares a wealth of wisdom earned over 20 years in audio production. He is a veteran of church, studio, stage, touring, theater, concert, corporate and installation sound.
Clive: Working for the Man in the Age of Vinyl
By Don Silver
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,690. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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.
How to Fail in the Music Business: Or Succeed If You'd Rather
By Joe Johnston
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,760. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013 by Rhythm Rascal Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
An Independent Musician’s Guide To: How to Make $100K in the Music Business Without a Record Deal
By Lamont Clark
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Read closely, there are no easy ways to riches! This is NOT a get rich quick book;it's NOT an “easy” guide to making money, and there are NO secrets in this book. The formula to make six figures with your money is quite simple, and if you want to really make money with you music without chasing a record deal, then you need to read this book!
Your Band Is A Virus - Expanded Edition
By James Moore
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,590. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
“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.
Entertainment Law Mentor: Negotiating Exclusive Songwriting Agreements
By C. Stephen Weaver
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,570. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Entertainment
A detailed “how to” book about negotiating the large print, the fine print, and everything in between which is commonly found in exclusive songwriting agreements. Steve Weaver presents a template exclusive songwriting agreement and then explains what each paragraph of the agreement means (even translating it into plain English) and he then proceeds to list, analyze and discuss important points.
The Social Music Revolution Revealed
By College Boy Publishing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,000. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
The Social Revolution Revealed is the only book you'll need to become successful online in marketing your music and yourself. FROM THE PEOPLE ACTUALLY CHANGING THE FUTURE OF MUSIC.
Taking the Crowd to the Cloud - Social Media for the Music Industry
By Kelli Richards
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 20,580. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
“Taking the Crowd to the Cloud - Social Media for the Music Industry” raises the bar and demystifies social media, helps you THRIVE in any economy and transforms your marketing mindset. It features 10 top social networks for musicians and maximizes your social media to build and keep your audience.
Emerge Already! The Ultimate Guide to Career Building for Emerging Artists
By Jade Simmons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
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.
The Rock and Roll Times - Music Industry Bible
By Will Beattie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,380. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The Rock and Roll Times- Music Industry Bible's aim is to show bands how they can do it for themselves. From recording their CD, to PRS and Publishing, to getting a Manager, Touring, Press and Publicity, Merchandise, How to set up their own Record Label amongst other chapters on all aspects of the music industry. This is a music industry guide for the New Music Business.
Why I Failed in the Music Business...and how NOT to follow in my footsteps
By Steve Grossman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,180. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011 by WordCrafts Press. Category: 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.
The Solo Performer
By Doc Michaels
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,160. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
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!
Just Get Out There
By Gilli Moon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,110. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
JUST GET OUT THERE is the Artist's bible to achieving abundance, self-empowerment and professional success as an Artist entrepreneur. 300+ pages filled with in-depth tips, tools, steps and resources on getting out there as an Artist, all the while achieving personal, financial and professional success and joy.
Unleash the Artist Within: Four Weeks to Transforming Your Creative Talents Into More Recognition, More Profit & More Fun
By Bob Baker
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 39,620. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
This 4-week workshop consists of 28 daily lessons that will show you how to: Work from the trenches with little or no money; Overcome the "starving artist" mentality; Build a base of paying customers one fan at a time; Use often-overlooked techniques to give your craft wider exposure. Bob Baker will poke and prod you to be different, to expand, to focus & become a true Creative Powerhouse!
And The Band Broke Up
By Matt Kramer
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 31,400. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Category: 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.
Working In The Music Industry
By Edgar Struble
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,800. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Working in the Music Industry is a collection of straightforward advice on preparing for and entering careers in the music business. Author Edgar Struble draws upon his extensive experience as a nationally known music director in presenting the myriad opportunities available in the field. In addition, throughout the book there are interviews with folks who are successfully working in the business.
Game Of Love - Music Trivia (Meet The Record Men)
By Melody Rose
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Category: 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.
Music Distribution: Selling Music In The New Entertainment Marketplace (Second Edition)
By C Michael Brae
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 82,420. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2009. Category: 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 Music teacher's Manual, how to make money teaching music
By Steve Stockmal
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 31,450. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
Students are everywhere and The Music Teacher's Manual will show you how to find them, keep them, and develop them into fine musicians...and you will make money doing it !!! The Music Teacher's Manual will help you understand the entire process of teaching…from how to get your first student, to writing and even publishing your own method book.