The music business (explained in plain english)

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Zamboni

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Joined: 08/12/05

Posts: 37

My guitar teacher lent me this book, and I just thought I would reccomend it to everyone. It really gives an in-depth, but understandable, view into the world of the music industry, and what you should do to protect yourself as a musician and artist.

Here's a link if anyone is interested, and mind you, you can probably find it at a library, I just wanted to let people know it's out there: The Music Business (Explained in Plain English)

Any comments for those of you who have looked at it?

#1

My guitar teacher lent me this book, and I just thought I would reccomend it to everyone. It really gives an in-depth, but understandable, view into the world of the music industry, and what you should do to protect yourself as a musician and artist.

Here's a link if anyone is interested, and mind you, you can probably find it at a library, I just wanted to let people know it's out there: The Music Business (Explained in Plain English)

Any comments for those of you who have looked at it?

Kevin Taylor

Guitar Tricks Instructor

Joined: 03/05/00

Posts: 4722

I haven't read that one in particular, but it's definitely a good idea to get as much info about the music business as possible.
A lot of guys have this outdated idea that all you need to do is send in a demo tape and you'll suddenly be 'discovered' and get a 'recording contract', then you're suddenly rich and famous.
It sure as hell doesn't work that way.
Kevin's Guitar Tricks Lessons
Schmange Music U.K./Canada - Home Page
Schmange's iTunes

#2

I haven't read that one in particular, but it's definitely a good idea to get as much info about the music business as possible.
A lot of guys have this outdated idea that all you need to do is send in a demo tape and you'll suddenly be 'discovered' and get a 'recording contract', then you're suddenly rich and famous.
It sure as hell doesn't work that way.
Kevin's Guitar Tricks Lessons
Schmange Music U.K./Canada - Home Page
Schmange's iTunes