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- Course Technology PTR 2010; US$ 34.99
The music business model has been turned on its ear in the past decade. Where once upon a time acts went on tour only to promote recordings, from which they made a living, today most music is downloadedmuch of it freeand live performance is the way most acts now make a living. This opens some real opportunity for those interested in pursuing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
An Introduction to Music Technology provides a clear and concise overview of the essential elements of music technology for today?s musician. It is designed to provide music students with the background necessary to apply technology in their creating, teaching, and performing. This book focuses on five topics that underlie the hardware and software... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95
In this guide to sound reinforcement alignment and design, Bob McCarthy shares his expert knowledge and effective methodology from years of teaching audio professionals. Written in a clear and easy-to-read style and illustrated with color diagrams and screenshots throughout, McCarthy's unique guide gives you all the newest techniques to ensure you... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 27.95
Recordings are now the primary way we hear classical music, especially the more abstract styles of ?absolute? instrumental music. In this original, provocative book, Arved Ashby argues that recording technology has transformed our understanding of art music. Contesting the laments of nostalgic critics, Ashby sees recordings as socially progressive... more...
- Course Technology PTR 2010; US$ 39.99
More and more musicians are constructing home studios as a cost-effective solution to creating and producing music in a commercial studio. Home Recording Construction: Build It Like the Pros, SECOND EDITION presents a simple, step-by-step plan for constructing a home studio. Each step features visual aids to illustrate the underlying concept, as well... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 16.99
In the three decades since Kool Herc first put the same record on two side-by-side turntables, DJs have moved out of city parks, house and block parties, and the darkened booths of nightclubs, and onto center stage, performing before admiring crowds of thousands. They have not only given rise to hip-hop and house?DJs have influenced fashion, film,... more...
- Course Technology PTR 2011; US$ 29.99
It wasnt much more than a decade ago that getting great guitar tone on a track required thousands of dollars worth of equipment and studio time. In the digital age, ending up with great-sounding guitar tracks on a recording is infinitely easier and cheaper. IK Multimedia AmpliTube softwarewith its plethora of stompbox effects, guitar and... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 10.67
Gone are the days when recording an album required a large, expensive recording studio and piles of ultra hi-tech equipment. Lily Allen's myspace video netted her no.1 in the UK singles chart and an NME nomination, folk singer Seth Lakeman made an album in his kitchen for £300 and has been nominated for a Mercury Prize. And of course, there's the... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 29.99
The story of a revolution in music and technology, told through a century of recordings of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach In Reinventing Bach , his remarkable second book, Paul Elie tells the electrifying story of how musicians of genius have made Bach?s music new in our time, at once restoring Bach as a universally revered composer and... more...
- Canongate Books 2012; US$ 18.33
How Music Works is David Byrne's buoyant celebration of a subject he has spent a lifetime thinking about. Equal parts historian and anthropologist, raconteur and social scientist, Byrne draws on his own work over the years with Talking Heads, Brian Eno, and his myriad collaborators - along with journeys to Wagnerian opera houses,... more...