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Your Band Is A Virus - Expanded Edition
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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.
“How [Not] To Write A Hit Song! - 101 Common Mistakes To Avoid If You Want Songwriting Success”
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 43,370. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting
This book looks at the essential elements found in the structure, melodies and lyrics of all hit songs. It highlights the most common mistakes made when these key components are built into a song, so that new songwriters can try to avoid such errors in their own songs. It will help aspiring writers to eradicate weaknesses in their songwriting so they can achieve the success they’re seeking.
Monkee Music
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
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Here they come... In Monkee Music, Andrew Hickey examines the music of Micky, Mike, Davy and Peter from their debut with Last Train To Clarksville through to their 1997 reunion album Justus A must for any Monkee Maniacs
Hip Hop
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Series: History of Hip Hop, Book 6 · Adventures in Journalism, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the early 1980s, I became the first reporter to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop and this book remains the most authentic portrait of the first generation. It was recently updated with never-before-seen photos and illustrations.
Follow Your Heart : John McLaughlin song by song - A Listener's Guide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
This eBook text version of Follow Your Heart takes you on a fascinating journey of the music of John McLaughlin -- song by song. The tour guide is Walter Kolosky, author of the award winning Power, Passion and Beauty: The Story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra. He is aided by a foreword written by Chick Corea, expert musicologists and exclusive insights from John McLaughlin himself.
Guitar Odyssey
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Series: Guitar Odyssey, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,860. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Entertaining and inspiring, Guitar Odyssey is the day-to-day journal of amateur guitarist Michael Rays as he attempts to learn the guitar solo on Deep Purple’s “Highway Star.” Michael dives right in, blissfully unaware the project will take him two years. It's a book for 1) guitarists of any caliber; 2) rock music lovers; and 3) fans of persistence and patience.
The Concise Musical Guide to King Crimson and Robert Fripp (1969 - 1984)
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Series: Musical Guides to King Crimson, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,000. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
This Musical Guide sets the musical innovations of Robert Fripp and King Crimson within the wider artistic and cultural landscape tied together through the author's relation to both.
The 20 Crucial Compositions of Anton Bruckner
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,200. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this book, Alonso Delarte chooses 20 crucial compositions by Anton Bruckner and explains why they are fundamental to understanding Bruckner.
Guitar Playing and how it Works
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Series: The Whole Guitarist: Keys to Guitar, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,320. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
What is it? Peter Inglis has a 40 career spanning the dance hall, to the recording studio and ultimately the concert stage. He has performed all styles from rock to pop, jazz to classical and now shares his experience via publications and coaching with guitarists who wants the fast track to competence. These are the keys to good guitar playing!
The Art of the Soundcheck
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Price: $4.99 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.