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Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock 'n' Roll Group
Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock 'n' Roll Group
by Ian F. Svenonius
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Ian F. Svenonius' experience as an iconic underground rock musician — playing in such highly influential and revolutionary outfits as The Make-Up and The Nation of Ulysses — gives him special insight on techniques for not only starting but also... (read more)

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The Sonic Boom: How Sound Transforms the Way We Think, Feel, and Buy
The Sonic Boom: How Sound Transforms the Way We Think, Feel, and Buy
by Joel Beckerman
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A surprising look at the hidden power of sound, revealing how people and brands can use it to inspire and persuade — or annoy From horror movie scores to national anthems to the crunchy sound of potato chips, sound and music greatly impact how... (read more)

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The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age
The People's Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age
by Astra Taylor
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From a cutting-edge cultural commentator, a bold and brilliant challenge to cherished notions of the Internet as the great leveler of our age The Internet has been hailed as an unprecedented democratizing force, a place where everyone can be heard and... (read more)

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The Soundtrack of My Life
The Soundtrack of My Life
by Clive Davis and Anthony DeCurtis
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In The Soundtrack of My Life , music legend Clive Davis recounts an extraordinary five-decade career in the music business, while also telling a remarkable personal story of triumphs, disappointments, and encounters with some of the greatest musical... (read more)

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Tape Op: The Book about Creative Music Recording
Tape Op: The Book about Creative Music Recording
by Larry Crane
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Gathering the best articles from the first dozen issues of "Tape Op" magazine, plus new features, this book ventures into the exciting territory of sounds created by inexpensive and "obsolete" devices. More than just a how-to manual, it is a reliable... (read more)

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Songwriters on Songwriting Expanded Edition
Songwriters on Songwriting Expanded Edition
by Paul Zollo
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In these fifty-two interviews, the greatest songwriters of our time go straight to the source of the magic of songwriting by offering their thoughts, feelings, and opinions on their art. Representing almost every genre of popular music, from folk to Tin... (read more)

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Songwriting for Dummies (For Dummies)
Songwriting for Dummies (For Dummies)
by Jim Peterik
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Proven techniques for songwriting success This friendly, hands-on guide tackles the new face of the recording industry, guiding you through the shift from traditional sales to downloads and mobile music, as well as how you can harness social media... (read more)

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The Future of the Music Business: How to Succeed with the New Digital Technologies (Future of the Music Business: How to Succeed with the New Digital)
The Future of the Music Business: How to Succeed with the New Digital Technologies (Future of the Music Business: How to Succeed with the New Digital)
by Steve Gordon
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Updated classic on the ever-changing music industry. New technologies are revolutionizing the music business. While these changes may be smashing traditional business models, eroding CD sales, and creating havoc among the major record companies, they are... (read more)

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All You Need to Know about the Music Business (All You Need to Know about the Music Business)
All You Need to Know about the Music Business (All You Need to Know about the Music Business)
by Donald S. Passman
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andlt;Bandgt;The past two decades have seen andlt;/Bandgt;file-sharing technology and digital streaming services transform the music business from top to bottom, and the changes keep coming at breakneck speed. How are record labels adapting to the demand... (read more)

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Songwriting Without Boundaries: Lyric Writing Exercises for Finding Your Voice
Songwriting Without Boundaries: Lyric Writing Exercises for Finding Your Voice
by Pat Pattison
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Infuse your lyrics with sensory detail Writing great song lyrics requires practice and discipline. Songwriting Without Boundaries will help you commit to routine practice through fun writing exercises. This unique collection of more than150 sense-bound... (read more)

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View from a Hill: The Chameleons UK
View from a Hill: The Chameleons UK
by Mark Burgess
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Includes dozens of true insider stories about music production, and anecdotes about artists such as The Smiths, Joy Division, New Order, U2 and more In 1986, The New York Times praised The Chameleons UK's Strange Times, comparing it to The Beatles... (read more)

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Essential Guide to Lyric Form and Structure: Tools and Techniques for Writing Better Lyrics (Songwriting Guides)
Essential Guide to Lyric Form and Structure: Tools and Techniques for Writing Better Lyrics (Songwriting Guides)
by Pat Pattison
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Veteran songwriter Pat Pattison has taught many of Berklee College of Music's best and brightest students how to write truly great lyrics. Her helpful guide contains essential information on lyric structures, timing and placement, and exercises to help... (read more)

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The Last Sultan: The Life and Times of Ahmet Ertegun
The Last Sultan: The Life and Times of Ahmet Ertegun
by Robert Greenfield
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andlt;Iandgt;The Last Sultan andlt;/Iandgt;is the definitive biography of a man who changed popular culture throughout the world. As the founder and head of Atlantic Records, Ahmet Ertegun signed and/or recorded many of the greatest musical artists of... (read more)

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Creative License: The Law and Culture of Digital Sampling
Creative License: The Law and Culture of Digital Sampling
by Kembrew Mcleod
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How did the Depression-era folk-song collector Alan Lomax end up with a songwriting credit on Jay-Z’s song “Takeover”? Why doesn’t Clyde Stubblefield, the primary drummer on James Brown recordings from the late 1960s such as... (read more)

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Tour: Smart: And Break the Band
Tour: Smart: And Break the Band
by Martin Atkins
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From packing the right equipment to keeping enough gas in the tank to get home, every aspect of making a successful tour with a band is addressed in this comprehensive guide. More than 100 luminaries and leading organizations from the world of... (read more)

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The Musician's Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan
The Musician's Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan
by Jill Timmons
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The Musician's Journey: Crafting Your Career Vision and Plan is a resource guide for mid-career musicians, performing artists, music teachers, and advanced music students who have completed the bulk of their professional training and are looking to... (read more)

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The Songwriting Sourcebook: How to Turn Chords Into Great Songs Fully Updated and Expanded Edition
The Songwriting Sourcebook: How to Turn Chords Into Great Songs Fully Updated and Expanded Edition
by Rikky Rooksby
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Originally published in 2003, and now revised and updated, The Songwriting Sourcebook is the third entry in Rikky Rooksby's bestselling How to Write Songs series. This easy-to-use book will help you write better songs by explaining the art of writing... (read more)

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Songwriters on Songwriting
Songwriters on Songwriting
by Paul Zollo
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An expanded edition of a classic collection of interviews with the greatest songwriters of modern times, this volume contains interviews with Lenny Kravitz, Lou Reed, and others. 62 photos.... (read more)

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Welcome to the Music Business: You're F**ked!
Welcome to the Music Business: You're F**ked!
by Martin Atkins
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Unlike most music-industry books, this guide is a gritty, punky, and irreverent real-life look at what goes into being a musician. Removing the rose-colored glasses, Martin Atkins—a lifelong music-industry professional—delivers the... (read more)

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Insider's Guide to Music Licensing
Insider's Guide to Music Licensing
by Brian Tarquin
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First-hand advice for musicians from Brian Tarquin, author, who has over twenty years of experience in licensing music to record labels, TV shows, feature films, radio promos, and network promos. This book takes you through how licensing really works... (read more)

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