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  • #Mixerman and the Billionheir Apparent

    By Mixerman

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781495026706
    • Publisher: Mixerman Publishes
    • Published: June 2016
  • The 11 Contracts That Every Artist, Songwriter, and Producer Should Know

    By Steve Gordon

    Our Price: $50.00
    • ISBN-13: 9781495076701
    • Publisher: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
  • Acoustic Design for the Home Studio

    By Mitch Gallagher

    Our Price: $19.99
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781598632859
    • Publisher: THOMSON COURSE TECHNOLOGY
    • Published: July 2006
    With the advances in digital technology, musicians can now produce their own music at home. Over the years the gear has gotten much better, and musicians have learned a great deal about recording. So why do so many musicians and engineers have diffi culty getting truly professional-sounding results? One reason? Acoustics. If the room you're working in has poor acoustics, it will be extremely difficult -- if not impossible -- to produce excellent results. You can't capture a true sound if the microphones don't hear the instruments and vocals correctly. You have to be able to hear what's truly going on with your tracks to make the proper decisions about editing, equalizing, processing, and mixing them. Acoustics can be a complex, math-laden science, but treating a room to make it sound great and function optimally as a recording studio needn't be difficult nor require hours in front of a calculator or computer screen. Improving a studio's acoustics can be simple and inexpensive -- all you need is some guidance. Acoustic Design for the Home Studio focuses on creating a greatsounding home or project studio in an existing room. It teaches the basic principles of acoustics that affect you in your home or project studio and how to solve any acoustical problems you may have without laying out much (or any) money. Whether you're converting a bedroom, a garage, a basement, or a corner of the living room, this book will help you improve the sound of the environment in which you're making music. The principles are easy to understand and the materials used for treating a room are readily available. Diagrams and photos of actual rooms created with the designs are included to illustrate concepts. Whether you want to pursue a no-cost solution, use "off -the-shelf" acoustic materials, or even splurge with an unlimited budget, you'll learn how to put your room together easily and effectively.
  • An Age Without Samples

    By Ikutaro Kakehashi

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781495069277
    • Publisher: Hal Leonard Books
    • Published: January 2017
    Originality and creativity in the digital world.
  • All You Need to Know About the Music Business (Eighth Edition)

    By Donald S. Passman

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781451682465
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: December 2012
    A latest edition of an essential guide to the music industry incorporates revised information on major changes in response to rapid technological advances and economic uncertainty, providing coverage of such topics as music copyrights, new digital streaming services and industry-wide deals concerning piracy.
  • All You Need to Know About the Music Business, Fifth Edition

    By Donald S. Passman

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780743246378
    • Publisher: Free Press
    • Published: September 2003
    Revised and updated edition of the guide to the music industry by the L.A. lawyer who has specialized in the business for twenty-five years.
  • All You Need to Know About the Music Business: Ninth Edition

    By Donald S. Passman

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781501104893
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster
    • Published: November 2015
    A veteran lawyer with more than three decades' experience representing talent offers a fully updated, comprehensive insider's guide to the music industry, including how to negotiate record contracts, publishing rights, copyrights and how to acquire lucrative concert, touring and merchandising deals.
  • All the Rave: The Rise and Fall of Shawn Fanning's Napster

    By Joseph Menn

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780609610930
    • Publisher: Crown Business
    • Published: April 2003
    A history by the cyberculture journalist of the creation of the computer program that transformed the Internet into an unlimited library of free music, & the entertainment industry's reaction.
  • Always in Trouble: An Oral History of ESP-Disk', the Most Outrageous Record Label in America

    By Jason Weiss

    Our Price: $13.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780819571595
    • Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
    • Published: May 2012
    In 1964, Bernard Stollman launched the independent record label ESP-Disk' (short for "Esperanto Disko") in New York City to document the free jazz movement there, beginning with iconic saxophonist Albert Ayler. A bare-bones enterprise, ESP was in the right place at the right time, producing albums by artists like Pharoah Sanders, Sun Ra, Giuseppi Logan, and Patty Waters. Soon the label broadened its catalog, including recordings by folk-rock bands like The Fugs and Pearls Before Swine, as well as Timothy Leary, William Burroughs, and Charles Manson. But the label quickly ran into difficulties and, due to the politically subversive nature of some productions and sloppy business practices, it folded in 1974. The story of ESP-Disk' is told through a multitude of voices--first by Stollman, as he recounts the improbable life of the label, and then by many of the artists involved. The result is a fascinating account of the music and the times. Includes interviews with Amiri Baraka, Gato Barbieri, Milford Graves, Roswell Rudd, Sirone, Sonny Simmons, James Zitro, Tom Rapp, Sunny Murray, and many more.
  • The Art of Music Production

    By Richard James Burgess

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780199921744
    • Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr
    • Published: September 2013
  • The Art of Music Production (Omnibus Press)

    By Richard James Burgess

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781844494316
    • Publisher: Omnibus Press
    • Published: May 2005
  • The Artist's Compass: The Complete Guide to Building a Life and a Living in the Performing Arts

    By Rachel S. Moore

    Our Price: $12.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781501105951
    • Publisher: Touchstone
    • Published: May 2016
    A former member of the American Ballet Theatre and the president and CEO of the Los Angeles Music Center describes how to build and nurture a secure and successful career in the performing arts by approaching it like an entrepreneur.
  • The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business: The 'Who, What, When, Where, Why & How of the Steps That Musicians & Bands Have to Take to Succeed in Music

    By Loren Weisman

    Our Price: $19.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781608325788
    • Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group Press
    • Published: November 2013
    The Artist’s Guide to Success in the Music Business, 2nd Edition, is a detailed analysis of the subjects that all musicians should understand and apply to pursue a successful and sustainable career in music today. Full of practical advice, this music industry book provides comprehensive details on how to achieve self-empowerment and optimize your success in today’s music business. From production and performance tips to marketing and career-building advice, this music business book instructs and empowers artists on how to take the hard-earned lessons of a fellow musician and put them to work in their own careers.
  • Audio Engineering 101: A Beginner's Guide to Music Production

    By Tim Dittmar

    Our Price: $35.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780240819150
    • Publisher: Focal Press
    • Published: December 2011
    This beginner's guide to audio engineering presents a clear overview of the science and art of sound recording and provides readers with foundational information for getting started in audio engineering. Beginning with a discussion of sound and general recording principles, the work covers topics such as microphones, mixing consoles, signal processors, and signal flow, as well as studio session procedures and optimization. Chapters include illustrations, tips, and checklists, and the text includes an additional section with questions and answers from industry professionals. Dittmar is a professional recording engineer and a professor of commercial music management at Austin Community College. Focal Press is an imprint of Elsevier. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • Behind the Glass: Top Record Producers Tell How they Craft the Hits

    By Howard Massey

    Our Price: $24.99
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780879306144
    • Publisher: Backbeat Books
    • Published: October 2000
    Veteran journalist and record producer/engineer Massey provides inside stories packed with trade secrets from recording masters. He takes the reader into the studio with about 30 top producers who have worked with the most famous major artists. They share tips and techniques on such topics as selecting and placing mikes, choosing the right key for a song, creating room treatments, coaching a nervous singer, and mixing, among other topics. Two group interviews with producers in New York and Los Angeles discuss why an artist needs a producer, and how to break into the field. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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