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Sound Foundations Recording, Mixing, Mastering Audio Engineering Reference Guide 2015 Troonatnoor Edition
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,380. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015 by TROONATNOOR Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / arts & humanities, Nonfiction » Music » Reference
Your complete guide to recording, mixing, and mastering. An Audio Engineering reference covering everything you need to know about home studio design, speakers, microphones, microphone positioning, MIDI recording and editing, and mastering. Includes a guide to recording industry contracts. No matter how experienced or new you are to the field, this guide is guaranteed to offer you something.
Song Hits
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,500. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books
Compiled for your guitar playing and singing pleasures!
The Festive Fifty
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 145,880. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Alternative
The Festive Fifty was broadcast annually by John Peel from 1976 until his passing in 2004. Dandelion Radio have since taken responsibility for the chart, continuing to collate votes from listeners in the Peel tradition This updated version of a book that first came out in 2005 contains information from the Dandelion festive fifties as well as statistics from throughout the chart's history.
Ringo Starr And The Beatles Beat (Part One)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: British English. Published: August 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Percussion
With over 80 years drumming experience between them, Alex Cain and Terry McCusker exploring the percussive elements of The Beatles songbook, providing intuitive descriptions and detailed drum notation of the drumming and percussion in every original Beatles release. Part One of Ringo Starr and The Beatles Beat covers the years 1962-1966, from Love Me Do to Tomorrow Never Knows.
How Do I Find 15,000+ Great Albums
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides
This e-book offers you a huge database of great albums released over the last 50 years (with a few from the 1930-50 era) to start or enhance your music catalogue. The list includes all genres of music – rock, pop, classical, country, new wave, folk, indie, punk, instrumental etc.
The One & Only: Peter Perrett, Homme Fatale
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,730. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
New! Updated and revised edition of Nina Antonia's cult classic rock biography of The Only Ones' front man Peter Perrett. With a new introduction by John Cooper-Clarke This edition has a lengthy additional chapter which brings it bang up to date (June 2015) and also includes an exclusive interview with Peter Perrett in 2015 and lyrics to new love song for Mrs Perrett.
Parametric Composition: Computer-Assisted Strategies for Human Performance
Price: $47.00 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Composition
Parametric Composition is an e-book introducing a progressive and very different way of thinking about the art and practice of music composition. This is achieved by networking the core symbolic parameters of music for human performance – pitch, rhythm, duration, tonality, dynamics and expression.
No Country for Black Men
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,010. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations, Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
Inside the culture of exploitation, plus the horrific crimes, that led to the Black Lives Matter movement
The Christian Band Handbook
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 166,350. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by UnLeashed Arts. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Religion and 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.
QRD - The Guitarist Interviews - Volumes I - X
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 403,240. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar, Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
Gearheaded interviews with over 150 guitarists.
Fathers - Balancing Family & Art
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,240. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Genres & styles / general, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
Over 100 interviews with musician, cartoonist, & artistic dads about balancing family life & art revealing tips & strategies for survival to other artistic dads.
The Top 40 Annual 1988
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,770. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Leading chart historian James Masterton presents a detailed account of every act and every hit single to reach the UK Top 40 during the course of this historic year in popular music.
You Guys are Good - for Girls! One Woman's Musical Breakthrough in a Male-Dominated World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,290. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Music » Individual Composer & Musician
The autobiography of the leader of several all-woman electric bands in the 1960s and 1970s.
The Greatest Songwriter/Performer Albums In Recorded Music History
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 77,690. Language: American English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Reference
The first music history reference book of its kind! We reveal the greatest popular music albums, both composed and performed by the same artist or artists. The premise being the artists must have written or co-written and also performed, either vocally and/or instrumentally on every track contained on their album. These are the most talented artists in the world of popular music!
The Ultimate Book on Songwriting
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 75,030. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Songwriting
MR. AL KASHA has won awards and acclaim in every musical medium. In the combined areas of POP, R&B and COUNTRY music, he has won two ACADEMY AWARDS for BEST SONG “THE MORNING AFTER” from THE POSEIDON ADVENTURE, and “WE MAY NEVER LOVE LIKE THIS AGAIN” from THE TOWERING INFERNO. MR. KASHA has also been nominated for two other Awards in BEST SONG and BEST SCORE for “CANDLE ON THE WATER’ Pete's Dragon
The Venue Book: Keys To Conquering Country Music Booking
Price: $99.50 USD. Words: 56,950. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music business, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment
"The Venue Book" is essentially the encyclopedia of country music venues. It boasts contact information for more than 3,500 venues nationwide. It contains venue listings for every state in the US, and D.C. "The Venue Book" is laid out in an easy to read format that is time saving and efficient. also contains informational & educational articles to help anyone get started with booking.
Hip Hop: The Complete Archives
Series: History of Hip Hop. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Written by the first professional journalist to travel to the South Bronx to document the origins of hip hop, and for the first time, all the groundbreaking journalism and book, as well as the first version of the Beat Street script have been collected into one volume that also includes The Pied Piper of of Hip Hop, The Great Phase 2, and Bugging Out on the Endless Beat.
Find Your Voice – The No.1 Singing Tutor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,700. Language: British English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Voice, Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - General
'Find Your Voice – The No.1 Singing Tutor' is the fully revised and extended edition of this classic, best-selling singing book. 'Find Your Voice' is the ultimate, user-friendly guide to singing and the voice for singers of all styles and abilities.The author, Jo Thompson, is one of the UK's leading vocal coaches with over 25 years of experience in TV, film and the music industry.
Soft Machine: Out-Bloody-Rageous
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 159,330. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
The biography of the pioneering band who shaped psychedelic rock, progressive rock and jazz-rock. It recounts Soft Machine’s colourful career and unravels the mystique behind this elusive band. This revised and updated edition includes over a hundred illustrations, a concert file and discography. The first edition won an Award for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research..
The Beatles' Recordings. A Compendium
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Reference, Nonfiction » Music » Pop Vocal
The Beatles’ Recordings gives the facts behind all the Beatles' studio, television, radio and film recordings – dates; locations; take and mix numbers; overdubbing, editing and release details; and UK and US chart data. From ‘Across The Universe’ to ‘Your Feet’s Too Big’, it details the 314 songs that the Beatles recorded and released between 1958 and 2013.