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- Profile Books 2015; US$ 13.32
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;... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 37.93
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...
- John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2001; US$ 29.95
This book is about - but not only about - Napster. The story of Napster is important in its own right, but its legacy even more so. The phenomenon that surrounds Napster has highlighted the extraordinary potential for the mass mobilisation of consumer and community power. This irresistible force - the underground Internet - has blown apart conventional... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 27.95
The unique ability of rock and roll to inspire fanatical support from its customers is undeniable; the loyalty showered upon the Rolling Stones, Elton John, Aerosmith, and others who create it, unmatched; and the lessons for corporate America, endless. In the past, business leaders have looked to the successes of other firms to guide their own strategies... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 69.00
In Making Easy Listening, Tim J. Anderson analyzes the period between the Second World War and the mid-1960s that saw the American music industry engaged in a fundamental transformation in how music was produced and experienced. Anderson presents a social and cultural history of musical production that aims to understand how recording technologies... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2002; US$ 75.00
Is business, for music, a regrettable necessity or a spur to creativity? Are there limits to the influence that economic factors can or should exert on the musical imagination and its product? In the eleven essays contained in this book the authors wrestle with these questions from the perspective of their chosen area of research. The range is wide:... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2007; US$ 23.99
From packing the right equipment to keeping enough gas in the tank to get home, every aspect of making a successful tour with a band is addressed in this comprehensive guide. More than 100 luminaries and leading organizations from the world of touring—among them Chris Connelly, Henry Rollins, the House of Blues, and the Vans Warped Tour, as well... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This e-book aims to provide support to the policy process with regard to universal service in a digital context. The papers in the issue highlight developments that are shaking up the current universal service model. They consider universal service from a set of different dimensions, encompassing both demand and supply side considerations. Also a comparative... more...
- PM Press 2008; US$ 4.95
Succinct and to the point, David Rovics demystifies the very different skills necessary to cultivate the arts of songwriting, guitar-playing and tour booking. In an era when the truly independent record label is virtually a thing of the past, Rovics explains how itas possible to make a living as a recording artist without a label. At a time when... more...
- Clarkson Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony 2010; US$ 21.99
Bad news: The music business is packed with hidden agendas. Good news: There?s one indispensable guide that helps songwriters, musicians, executives, lawyers, and managers understand the music business and travel its shark-infested waters safely and confidently. What They?ll Never Tell You About the Music Business sold more than 20,000 copies in... more...