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The girls' guide to rocking : how to start a band, book gigs, and get rolling to rock stardom / Jessica Hopper.

Hopper, Jessica (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Main Library ML3795 .H67 2009 37684001068582 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780761151418 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0761151419 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: ix, 229 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Workman Pub., c2009.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes discography (p. 206-211) and filmography (p. 212-215).
Formatted Contents Note:
Ch. 1: Let's get ready to rock. Take it from the top ; Play what your mama gave ya ; FIY (Find it yourself) : guitars, drums, amps ; Picking the right instrument ; Proper care and feeding ; Guitars, all kinds! ; Pedals ; Keys open doors : keyboards in a nutshell ; Your voice ; Hot for teacher ; Finding a teacher -- Ch. 2. Making the band. Band together ; Start where you are ; Best friends, best bandmates ; Wild combination : finding your match ; Style wars ; Let's stay together : keeping the peace in your band ; Endless, nameless : finding a name ; Solitary girl : being a solo artist ; Express yourself : lyrics and songwriting ; Writing it down ; The rules of no rules ; Practice, practice, practice ; How to practice ; Feeling discouraged -- Ch. 3. Recording. Is this thing on? ; Do it clean ; Ballad of something big : setting goals ; It's gonna take time--a whole lot of precious time ; How do you know you are ready to record? ; All I need is one mic ; Recording your drum sound ; Preproduction for recording ; What is a producer, and do you need one? ; In the basement : home recording for the solo arteest ; GarageBand ; Gang of four : Tascam four-track -- Ch. 4. All the way live. Ready,steady, go ; Some notes on stage fright and bad shows ; I was meant for the stage ; One is the loneliest number : performing solo ; The system and the packer who abides by it ; Putting on your own shows ; Going book wild ; Promotion -- Ch. 5. Turn it up. Mind your own (band) business ; Duty now for the future ; Legalese ; Accessorizing your band ; Touring.
Summary, etc.:
"Everything you need to know to turn your love of music--and desire to play it--into something real"--P. [4] of cover.
Subject: Rock groups > Vocational guidance > Juvenile literature.
Women rock musicians > Vocational guidance > Juvenile literature.

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