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  • Beyond the Beatby Daniel B. Cornfield

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85

    At a time when the bulwarks of the music industry are collapsing, what does it mean to be a successful musician and artist? How might contemporary musicians sustain their artistic communities? Based on interviews with over seventy-five popular-music professionals in Nashville, Beyond the Beat looks at artist activists—those visionaries who create... more...

  • Audio Recording for Profitby Chris Stone; David Goggin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    This book is the first real inside look at the business of professional audio recording, which fuels a multibillion dollar global music industry. Industry pioneer Chris Stone, founder of the legendary Record Plant, provides hard-earned business strategies, guidelines, and advice on every aspect of launching and managing a professional audio recording... more...

  • Spoken Wordby Jacob Smith

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 34.95

    From the 1940s to the 1970s, the phonograph industry experienced phenomenal growth, both in sales and in cultural influence. Along with hugely popular music recordings, spoken word LPs served a multitude of functions and assumed an important place in the American home. In this book, Jacob Smith surveys a diverse range of spoken word genres—including... more...

  • Creativity and Innovation in the Music Industryby Peter Tschmuck

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 159.05

    Why did jazz become a dominant popular music genre in the 1920s and rock 'n' roll in the 1950s? Why did heavy metal, punk rock and hiphop find their way from sub-cultures to the established music industry? What are the effects of new communication technologies and the Internet on the creation of music in the early 21st century? These and other questions... more...

  • Rock and Roll Fantasy?by Ronnie Phillips

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 52.60

    We are in an era where developments in both technology and musical style have coalesced to produce the greatest period of change in the music industry since the invention of recorded sound.  Globalization, the Internet, and digital technology are now opening up possibilities for more artists to be innovative and financially successful. But new music... more...

  • Musik und Werbungby Pinie Wang

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 30.83

    ​​​Zwischen den 1920er und 1950er Jahren waren die Tabakhersteller in den USA für den musikalischen Inhalt in den wichtigsten Medien verantwortlich. Ihre Werbeagenturen machten nicht nur Reklame, sie waren zudem Booker und Programmverantwortliche. Sie machten Jazz und Swing salonfähig, Sänger zu Popstars und entwickelten die allererste Chartshow. Die... more...

  • The Global Jukeboxby Robert Burnett

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95

    Popular music is with us constantly. It is part of our everyday enviroment and in global terms it is now perhaps the most universal means of communication. The Global Jukebox is the first comprehensive study of the international music industry at a time of great change, as the entertainment industry acknowledges its ever growing global audience.... more...

  • Creativity and Innovation in the Music Industryby Peter Tschmuck

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 122.34

    When my Habilitation (the tenure research document for my professorship) was published for the first time by StudienVerlag in 2003, I did not expect that a scientific study such as this would reach such a large readership in the Germ- speaking world. However, public discussion at that time was coincidentally focused on the structural break within the... more...

  • Music Recommendation and Discoveryby Òscar Celma

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 52.60

    As more and more of us use automated music recommendation, this book describes how these systems work, explores some of their limitations, offers techniques for evaluating their effectiveness, and uses real-life examples to show how to build them effectively. more...

  • The Sounds of Capitalismby Timothy D. Taylor

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 45.00 US$ 38.25

    From the early days of radio through the rise of television after World War II to the present, music has been used more and more to sell goods and establish brand identities. And since the 1920s, songs originally written for commercials have become popular songs, and songs written for a popular audience have become irrevocably associated with specific... more...