The classic instruction manual for the beginner including chapters on Tablature, Basic Right- and Left-Hand techniques, Alternating Bass, Arpeggios, Bass Runs, Transposition, and much more. Over 45 songs complete with melody, chords, and accompaniment. Includes: Banks of the Ohio Oh, Sinner Man Buffalo Girls Erie Canal Frankie and Johnny Careless Love
108 pointers, hints and just plain good advice culled from the pages of Home Recording magazine. Here, you'll find pages of professional secrets on studio setup and organization, gear care, computer issues, recording, effects and mixing. Topics include: homemade cable ties * use an aux track to control levels * create a live feel the P.A. way * make your own drum booth * fix bleed on drum tracks * panning stereo tremolo * sink sync problems * fatten those rhythm guitars * and more.
No one knew Led Zeppelin like Richard Cole. The band's tour manager for more than a decade, Cole was there when they burst onto the music scene, achieved cult status, cut platinum records, and transformed popular music. Second only to the Beatles in sales for years, Led Zeppelin was rock's premier group. But unlike the boys from Liverpool, the excitement of this bands music was matched by the fever pitch of their antics on and off the stage....
In hotel rooms and stadiums, in a customized private Boeing 707 jet and country estates, Richard Cole saw it all -- and here he tells it all in this close-up, down-and-dirty, no-holds-barred account that records the highs, the lows, and the occasional in-betweens. This revised edition brings fans up to date on the band members' lives and careers, which may be a little quieter now, but their songs remain the same.
After more than three decades and 150 million albums, AC/DC has established itself as much more than just a great rock band. For millions of fans spanning several generations across the world, they are an ear-bleedingly loud, sweat-soaked religion.
Now, in a book of astonishing breadth and scope, comes the complete story of AC/DC. Everything you ever wanted to know and plenty more you never dreamt of is all here, the ultimate balls-out adventure, laced with sex, drunken escapades, and brawls--topped off with rare intimate photos to create the ultimate portrait of the ultimate rock band.
Copiously researched and documented, Hit Men is the highly controversial portrait of the pop music industry in all its wild, ruthless glory: the insatiable greed and ambition; the enormous egos; the fierce struggles for profits and power; the vendettas, rivalries, shakedowns, and payoffs. Chronicling the evolution of America's largest music labels from the Tin Pan Alley days to the present day, Fredric Dannen examines in depth the often venal, sometimes illegal dealings among the assorted hustlers and kingpins who rule over this multi-billion-dollar business.
Illustrated with hundreds of photographs and based on research in the Met's massive archives, this history chronicles and celebrates the Met's first one hundred years and the legendary stars and conductors who have performed there