Music Business
Featured Items
Electroacoustic Music: The First Century
Electroacoustic Music
The First Century
Paperback      ISBN: 0898985625

An introduction to music made in whole or in part by electrical instruments, amplified or electronically modified instruments, recording devices or computers. The book is in two parts: Part One covers the history of electroacoustic music and its significa

Overrated Book
Overrated Book
Paperback      ISBN: 0867196572

Since the early 90s, 'Chunklet' has mercilessly lampooned the music industry and is one of the most beloved reads for the hippest bands and music aficionados.

Ranters & Crowd Pleasers: Punk in Pop Music 1977-92
Ranters & Crowd Pleasers
Punk in Pop Music 1977-92
Hardcover      ISBN: 0385417209

Essays trace the development of punk rock, review records, and discuss the social implications of rock music

One Guitar, Many Styles: A Collection of Solo Pieces in a Variety of Styles for Solid-Bodied Electric Guitar
One Guitar, Many Styles
A Collection of Solo Pieces in a Variety of Styles for Solid-Bodied Electric Guitar
Paperback      ISBN: 0786667486

Much of today's electric guitar centers on playing in a band. We learn the chords, the licks, the solos and sometimes a few of the lyrics. Seldom do we get a chance to play a song by ourselves from beginning to end without band mates or singing.

Confessions of a Session Singer: Scandalous Secrets of Success Behind the Mic
Confessions of a Session Singer
Scandalous Secrets of Success Behind the Mic
Paperback      ISBN: 0879309113

Session singer Mak Kaylor, whose voice has boosted countless commercials, jingles, films, television shows, and radio spots, shares what he has learnt on the job.

One More Saturday Night: Reflections With the Grateful Dead, Dead Family, and Dead Heads
One More Saturday Night
Reflections With the Grateful Dead, Dead Family, and Dead Heads
Hardcover      ISBN: 0312059388

Reviews the twenty-five-year history of the Grateful Dead, a rock 'n' roll institution, offering photographs along with interviews with band members, friends, and notable "Dead Heads"

Sequencing And Music Production
Sequencing And Music Production
Paperback      ISBN: 0739040774

Alfred's Music Tech Series: Sequencing and Music Production is designed for late elementary to high school students, and can be used in groups or individually. No previous experience with composition or sequencing/audio recording software is required. With Sequencing and Music Production, students will:
* have a broader understanding of composing and recording music become familiar with basic tools and techniques for recording MIDI and audio
* manipulate and arrange multi-track audio
* mix their own songs

Sequencing and Music Production is organized into four units, each including progressive and supplemental activities for practice and reinforcement.
Topics include:
Unit 2: Rhythm, Melody and MIDI Recording
Unit 3: Pentatonic, Japanese Folk Song
Unit 4: Build a Song
The Future of Music: Manifesto for the Digital Music Revolution
The Future of Music
Manifesto for the Digital Music Revolution
Paperback      ISBN: 0876390599

(Berklee Press). For the next generation of players and downloaders, a provocative scenario from a music industry think tank. From the Music Research Institute at Berklee College of Music comes a manifesto for the ongoing music revolution. Today, the record companies may be hurting but the music-making business is booming, using non-traditional digital methods and distribution models. This book explains why we got where we are and where we are heading. For the iPod, downloading market, this book will explain new ways of discovering music, new ways of acquiring it and how technology trends will make music "flow like water," benefiting the people who love music and make music.

Mixing & Mastering
Mixing & Mastering
Paperback      ISBN: 1423430530

(Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs). Making the instrument and vocal tracks sound their best, then making them all work together- everything you need to know to make the perfect mix is in this book. You'll then learn how to take that perfect mix and create the perfect stereo master recording, ready for CD replication or digital distribution online. Detailed illustrations, photographs, plus audio and video examples on DVD make sure you understand everything you need to know to mix and master like the pros.

Ultimate Beginner DJ Styles: Digital DJ, Book & 2 CDs [With CD]
Ultimate Beginner DJ Styles
Digital DJ, Book & 2 CDs [With CD]
Paperback      ISBN: 0757994539

Just as the DJ revolution has taken the music industry by storm, the digital revolution has propelled the art of the DJ into new, uncharted territories. This book provides aspiring DJs with all the resources they need to understand and perfect the skills,