The Music Business Contract Library

Author: Greg Forest
Publisher: Music Pro Guides
ISBN: 9781423454588
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

(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: 9781442240148
Release Date: 2014-12-11
Genre: Music

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.

The Reel World

Author: Jeff Rona
Publisher: Hal Leonard
ISBN: 9781617133879
Release Date: 2009-02-01
Genre: Music

(Reference). This updated how-to guide takes you inside the world of creating music for film and television. Packed with case studies and insider's tips, The Reel World 2nd Edition lets you learn by example how to ensure musical aesthetics, use the most effective technology and techniques, understand the business side of things, and nurture positive relationships with music editors, directors, producers, recording engineers, musicians, and music executives. The author uses his real-world experience working as a composer in television and film to show you what it takes to do the job, how it's done, and how you can do it, too. If you want to work as a composer, scoring for film, television and other visual media, The Reel World 2nd Edition is just the guide you've been looking for to help you get started in this fascinating and rewarding industry. The books's companion website, www.reelworld-online.com, lists updates, additions, resources, and more!

Song Sheets to Software

Author: Elizabeth C. Axford
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810850273
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Music

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.

Library Journal

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ISBN: UOM:39015081489638
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Libraries

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.

Business Basics for Musicians

Author: Bobby Borg
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 1495007766
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Business & Economics

(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.

The Self promoting Musician

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Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 0634006444
Release Date: 2000-01-01
Genre: Music

Take charge of your career with these do-it-yourself strategies for independent music success! Peter Spellman, the Director of the Career Development Center at Berklee, gives tips on how to: write a business plan, create press kits, use the Internet to boost your career, customize your demos for maximum exposure, get better gigs and airplay, network successfully, and create the industry buzz you need to succeed. A must-read for every aspiring musician!

Songwriting f r Dummies

Author: James Peterik
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527709779
Release Date: 2013-12-11
Genre:

This edition shows readers how to develop songwriting skills and take their skills to the next level. It addresses the new face of the recording industry and its shift from traditional sales to downloads and mobile music, as well as covering the numerous social media networking sites.

The Self Promoting Musician

Author: Peter Spellman
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9781476867489
Release Date: 2008-12-01
Genre: Music

(Berklee Guide). This updated second edition will teach you how to take charge of your musical career with crucial do-it-yourself strategies. Filled with empowering resources and tips for self-managed musicians, including: How to write a business plan, create press kits, sharpen your business chops; Using the Internet to promote your music; How to customize your demos for maximum exposure; Secrets to getting your music played on the radio; 12 things you can do to get the most out of every gig; The most comprehensive musician's resource list on the planet, updated continually online!

Getting Signed

Author: George Howard
Publisher: Berklee Press
ISBN: 0876390459
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Music

(Berklee Press). For unsigned musicians, it is vital to long-term success to sign a contract with a record label. However, preparing your music, targeting a label, and getting your demo into the hands of someone who will listen is challenging, if you don't know where to start. Getting Signed! , by record industry veteran George Howard, guides you through the maze of today's music industry, and will help you move your demo to the top of the stack. Even if you are not yet ready for a record deal, it will help you assemble a team that will make sure your music gets heard by as many people as possible. "The next time an aspiring recording artist comes to us for advice, we'll advise them to read this book first. George Howard really knows what he's talking about." Chris Franz and Tina Weymouth, members of Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club

Musiktheorie f r Dummies

Author: Michael Pilhofer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527708703
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Music theory

Viele Musiker - ob Anfänger oder Fortgeschrittene - empfinden Musiktheorie als abschreckend und fragen sich: "Wozu das Ganze?" Die Antwort ist einfach: Schon ein wenig Grundwissen über Musiktheorie, hilft Ihnen, Ihre Bandbreite als Musiker enorm zu vergrößern. Michael Pilhofer und Holly Day erklären Ihnen leicht verständlich alles Wichtige, was Sie über Musiktheorie wissen müssen - vom Lesen von Noten bis zum Komponieren eigener Songs. Sie erfahren alles über Rhythmus, Tempo, Dynamik und Co., lernen, wie Tonleitern und Akkordfolgen aufgebaut sind, wie Sie vorgehen müssen, um einer Melodie auch Harmonie zu verleihen und vieles mehr. Wenn Sie dachten, Musiktheorie sei trocken, dürfte dieses Buch eine angenehme Überraschung für Sie sein.

Billboard

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Release Date: 1999-09-25
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In its 114th year, Billboard remains the world's premier weekly music publication and a diverse digital, events, brand, content and data licensing platform. Billboard publishes the most trusted charts and offers unrivaled reporting about the latest music, video, gaming, media, digital and mobile entertainment issues and trends.

Die Alchemisten

Author: Neil Irwin
Publisher: Ullstein eBooks
ISBN: 9783843704168
Release Date: 2013-10-11
Genre: Business & Economics

Ihre Aufgabe ist sensibel, ihre Macht ist groß. Ein unbedachtes Wort kann weltweit Krisen auslösen und politische Erdbeben verursachen. Jedes Jahr im August treffen sich in Jackson Hole, Wyoming – fernab der Weltöffentlichkeit –, die vierzig wichtigsten Zentralbanker der Welt. Sie stehen in dauernden Interessenkonflikten zwischen nationalen Interessen und internationalem Druck. Neil Irwin erklärt spannend und anschaulich, was Zentralbanker tun und wie es zu massiven Fehlentscheidungen kommen kann. Er beschreibt, welche großen Auswirkungen kleine Unstimmigkeiten zwischen Jens Weidmann, Mario Draghi und Ben Bernanke haben können. Und er zeigt, wie die zukünftigen Herausforderungen, Allianzen und Strategien der Zentralbanker aussehen könnten.