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  • Where Have All the Good Times Gone?by Louis Barfe

    Atlantic Books 2013; US$ 2.90

    Louis Barfe's elegantly written, authoritative and highly entertaining history charts the meteoric rise and slow decline of the popular recording industry. Barfe shows how the 1920s and 1930s saw the departure of Edison from the phonograph business he created and the birth of EMI and CBS. In the years after the war, these companies, and the buccaneers,... more...

  • Managing Artists in Pop Musicby Mitch Weiss; Perri Gaffney

    Allworth Press 2012; US$ 19.99

    Music managers and artists will learn the secrets of successful management with scenarios from a manager?s work life along with the legal and business skills to master them. Through stories of real-life famous artist-manager teams, the authors analyze, criticize, and detail what a manager ought to learn to be an effective advisor and representative.... more...

  • All the Moves (But None of the Licks)by Clive Selwood; John Peel

    Peter Owen Publishers 2014; US$ 13.11

    Clive Selwood is the man who invented 'chart hyping' in the first place, the man who started the first 'hippie' record label and who pioneered the concept of radio 'session' recordings with one of the most successful independent record labels ever. Replacing Des O'Connor as a Butlin Redcoat, falling foul of London gangsters, taking a major record company... more...

  • Cowboys and Indiesby Gareth Murphy

    Profile Books 2015; US$ 9.31

    COWBOYS AND INDIES is the story of the 'record men' - the mavericks and moguls who have shaped the music industry from the first sound machines of the 1850s through to today's digital streams. Men like John Hammond, who discovered Billie Holiday, Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen; Sam Phillips and Berry Gordy, founders of the Sun and Motown labels; Chris... more...

  • Music Business For Dummiesby Loren Weisman

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    Start your music career off right with this fun guide to the music industry Music Business For Dummies explains the ins and outs of the music industry for artists and business people just starting out. You'll learn how file-sharing, streaming, and iTunes have transformed the industry, and how to navigate your way through the new distribution models... more...

  • Verwertung und Verteilung von Tantiemen aus digitaler Distribution: Untersuchung der Verteilungsstruktur der GEMAby Björn Jakob siehe DB

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 27.77

    In dieser Studie wird die Thematik der aktuell unzureichenden Verwertung von Musik im digitalen Bereich beschrieben und diese Problemstellung, die durch Veränderungen des bestehenden Strukturmodells der Gesellschaft für musikalische Aufführungs- und mechanische Vervielfältigungsrechte entstanden ist, durch verschiedene Ansätze und Experteninterviews... more...

  • Management in der Musikwirtschaftby Josef Limper; Martin Lücke

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 33.39

    Selten war Musik so präsent wie in heutiger Zeit. Trotzdem befindet sich die Musikindustrie in ihrer bis dato schwersten wirtschaftlichen Krise. Seit mehr als zehn Jahren sinken, auch aufgrund der Digitalisierung, im Tonträgergewerbe weltweit die Umsätze. Gleichzeitig erleben das Live-Business und andere Bereiche neue Umsatzrekorde. Die gesamte Musikwirtschaft... more...

  • The Man from Muscle Shoalsby Rick Hall; Peter Guralnick

    Heritage Builders 2015; US$ 9.99

    This is the story of legendary record producer Rick Hall and his historic role in the development of the world-famous Muscle Shoals sound.? Rick Hall made music history when he founded FAME Recording Studios, the first professional recording studio in the entire state of Alabama. After producing and engineering the area?s first national hit on Arthur... more...

  • The Classic FM Handy Guide To Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Classical Musicby Darren Henley

    Elliott & Thompson 2015; US$ 8.47

    Discover more than 1,000 years of the world's greatest classical music and composers packed into one book, in this handy updated and condensed edition of Classic FM's bestselling Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Classical Music... But Were Too Afraid to Ask. Trace the history of classical music from its birth through the Baroque, Classical... more...

  • PWL: From The Factory Floorby Phil Harding

    Cherry Red Books 2015; US$ 10.94

    To the modern pop world, Stock, Aitken and Waterman have taken on something of a legendary status in recent years. The PWL label and studios produced so many hits in the 1980s that their name became synonymous with success, and they created a template so expertly worked today. From Elton John?s tea boy to successful record producer, Phil Harding?s... more...