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See below for a selection of the latest books from Music industry category. Presented with a red border are the Music industry books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Music industry books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Artist Entrepreneur Finding Success in a New Arts Economy

The Artist Entrepreneur Finding Success in a New Arts Economy

Author: Ronald C. McCurdy, Richard E. Goodstein, Eric J. Lapin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/12/2019

The conventional means of pursuing an arts career is evolving at a rapid pace, and a paradigm shift is required for artists to re-invent how they will shape their own careers. To do so, one must have the tools and a vision for what is possible. As such, this book will firstly discuss how to unlock and nurture the creative process. Attacking creativity as a process to be honed will allow the student to develop the big idea projects necessary to be successful in today's arts performance landscape. In addition to the creative process, the typical college curriculum also never addresses what a technical rider is, how an artist protects their intellectual property, how composers obtain commissions, how to communicate with arts presenters, book a tour, handle the logistics of a tour, deal with taxes and bookkeeping, or understand contracts with gallery owners or presenters. As traditional performing jobs wane, a sea change in student preparation is needed. Addressing students across the artistic spectrum, this book offers ideas and examples of ways to develop a new generation of Artist Entrepreneurs prepared for the new arts economy.

The Artist Entrepreneur Finding Success in a New Arts Economy

The Artist Entrepreneur Finding Success in a New Arts Economy

Author: Ronald C. McCurdy, Richard E. Goodstein, Eric J. Lapin Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/12/2019

The conventional means of pursuing an arts career is evolving at a rapid pace, and a paradigm shift is required for artists to re-invent how they will shape their own careers. To do so, one must have the tools and a vision for what is possible. As such, this book will firstly discuss how to unlock and nurture the creative process. Attacking creativity as a process to be honed will allow the student to develop the big idea projects necessary to be successful in today's arts performance landscape. In addition to the creative process, the typical college curriculum also never addresses what a technical rider is, how an artist protects their intellectual property, how composers obtain commissions, how to communicate with arts presenters, book a tour, handle the logistics of a tour, deal with taxes and bookkeeping, or understand contracts with gallery owners or presenters. As traditional performing jobs wane, a sea change in student preparation is needed. Addressing students across the artistic spectrum, this book offers ideas and examples of ways to develop a new generation of Artist Entrepreneurs prepared for the new arts economy.

Towards Gender Equality in the Music Industry Education, Practice and Strategies for Change

Towards Gender Equality in the Music Industry Education, Practice and Strategies for Change

Author: Catherine (RMIT University, Australia) Strong Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/12/2019

Gender inequality is universally understood to be a continued problem in the music industry. This volume presents research that uses an industry-based approach to examine why this gender imbalance has proven so hard to shift, and explores strategies that are being adopted to try and bring about meaningful change in terms of women and gender diverse people establishing ongoing careers in music. The book focuses on three key areas: music education; case studies that explore practices in the music industry; and activist spaces. Sitting at the intersection between musical production, the creative industries and gender politics, this volume brings together research that considers the gender politics of the music industry itself. It takes a global approach to these issues, and incorporates a range of genres and theoretical approaches. At a time when more attention than ever is being paid to gender and music, this volume presents cutting edge research that contributes to current debates and offers insights into possible solutions for the future.

How To Make It in the New Music Business Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician

How To Make It in the New Music Business Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician

Author: Ari Herstand Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/11/2019

How to Make It in the New Music Business has become the go-to resource for do it yourself musicians eager to make a living in a turbulent industry. Inspiring thousands to stop waiting around for that big break , Ari Herstand returns, maintaining that a stable career can be built by taking advantage of the tools at our fingertips. Including the latest trends and developments in the bustling UK music scene, he offers inspiring success stories across media. With the overarching theme of making real connections with human beings, it is a must-have for anyone navigating the complex yet advantageous modern music landscape.

It's a London Thing How Rare Groove, Acid House and Jungle Remapped the City

It's a London Thing How Rare Groove, Acid House and Jungle Remapped the City

Author: Caspar Melville Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/11/2019

This book is a record of the Black music culture that emerged in post-colonial London at the end of the twentieth century; the people who made it, the racial and spatial politics of its development and change, and the part it played in founding London's precious, embattled multiculture. It tells the story of the linked Black musical scenes of the city, from ska, reggae and soul in the 1970s, to rare groove and rave in the 1980s and jungle and its offshoots in the 1990s, to dubstep and grime of the 2000s. Melville argues that these demonstrate enough common features to be thought of as one musical culture, an Afro-diasporic continuum. Core to this idea is that this dance culture has been ignored in history and cultural theory and that it should be thought of as a powerful and internationally significant form of popular art. -- .

It's a London Thing How Rare Groove, Acid House and Jungle Remapped the City

It's a London Thing How Rare Groove, Acid House and Jungle Remapped the City

Author: Caspar Melville Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/11/2019

This book is a record of the Black music culture that emerged in post-colonial London at the end of the twentieth century; the people who made it, the racial and spatial politics of its development and change, and the part it played in founding London's precious, embattled multiculture. It tells the story of the linked Black musical scenes of the city, from ska, reggae and soul in the 1970s, to rare groove and rave in the 1980s and jungle and its offshoots in the 1990s, to dubstep and grime of the 2000s. Melville argues that these demonstrate enough common features to be thought of as one musical culture, an Afro-diasporic continuum. Core to this idea is that this dance culture has been ignored in history and cultural theory and that it should be thought of as a powerful and internationally significant form of popular art. -- .

Played Out on the Strip The Rise and Fall of Las Vegas Casino Bands

Played Out on the Strip The Rise and Fall of Las Vegas Casino Bands

Author: Janis L. McKay Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/11/2019

From 1940 to 1989, nearly every hotel on the Las Vegas Strip employed a full-time band or orchestra. After the late 1980s, when control of the casinos changed hands from independent owners to corporations, almost all of these musicians found themselves unemployed. Played Out on the Strip traces this major shift in the music industry through extensive interviews with former musicians. In 1989, these soon-to-be unemployed musicians went on strike. Janis McKay charts the factors behind this strike, which was precipitated by several corporate hotel owners moving to replace live musicians with synthesizers and taped music, a strategic decision made in order to save money. The results of this transitional period in Las Vegas history were both long-lasting and far-reaching for the entertainment industry. With its numerous oral history interviews and personal perspectives from the era, this book will appeal to readers interested in Las Vegas history, music history, and labor issues.

Create, Produce, Consume New Models for Understanding Music Business

Create, Produce, Consume New Models for Understanding Music Business

Author: David Bruenger Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2019

Create, Produce, Consume explores the cycle of musical experience for musicians, professionals, and budding entrepreneurs looking to break into the music industry. Building on the concepts of his previous book, Making Money, Making Music, David Bruenger provides readers with a basic framework for understanding the relationships between the artist and audience and the producer consumer by examining the methods underlying creation-production-reception and creation-consumption-compensation. Each chapter offers a different perspective on the processes and structures that lead listeners to discover, experience, and interact with music and musical artists. Through case studies ranging from Taylor Swift's refusal to allow her music to be streamed on Spotify to the rise of artists supported through sites like Patreon, Bruenger offers highly relevant real-world examples of industry practices that shape our encounters with music. Create, Produce, Consume is a critical tool for giving readers the agile knowledge necessary to adapt to a rapidly changing music industry. Graphs, tables, lists for additional reading, and questions for further discussion illustrate key concepts. Online resources for instructors and students will include sample syllabi, lists for expanded reading, and more.

Create, Produce, Consume New Models for Understanding Music Business

Create, Produce, Consume New Models for Understanding Music Business

Author: David Bruenger Format: Hardback Release Date: 18/10/2019

Create, Produce, Consume explores the cycle of musical experience for musicians, professionals, and budding entrepreneurs looking to break into the music industry. Building on the concepts of his previous book, Making Money, Making Music, David Bruenger provides readers with a basic framework for understanding the relationships between the artist and audience and the producer consumer by examining the methods underlying creation-production-reception and creation-consumption-compensation. Each chapter offers a different perspective on the processes and structures that lead listeners to discover, experience, and interact with music and musical artists. Through case studies ranging from Taylor Swift's refusal to allow her music to be streamed on Spotify to the rise of artists supported through sites like Patreon, Bruenger offers highly relevant real-world examples of industry practices that shape our encounters with music. Create, Produce, Consume is a critical tool for giving readers the agile knowledge necessary to adapt to a rapidly changing music industry. Graphs, tables, lists for additional reading, and questions for further discussion illustrate key concepts. Online resources for instructors and students will include sample syllabi, lists for expanded reading, and more.