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The music business (explained in plain English) : what every artist and songwriter should know to avoid getting ripped off! / David Naggar.

Naggar, David. (Author).

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

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Valencia Main Library ML3790 .N34 2013 37684001090183 Valencia Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1577465776
  • ISBN: 9781577465775
  • ISBN: 9781577465782 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 1577465784 (ebook)
  • Physical Description: 167 p, ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 4th ed.
  • Publisher: San Francisco, CA : DaJe Pub., ©2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159) and index (p. 161).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction. The bottom line ; Sources of music industry profits. Basics for the artist -- The artist's business advisors ; Sending out your material ; Record companies, distribution, and the internet ; Artist royalty rates and payment calculations ; Other artist royalty rates ; Key record contract deal points ; Independent label deals with major labels -- Basics for the songwriter. Copyrights-protecting your songs ; Sending out your songs ; Primary sources of income ; Secondary sources of income ; Music publishing ; Key publishing contract deal points ; Creating your own publishing company ; The "big picture" royalty chart -- Other important basics. ‡tIssue between band members ; Trademarks and service marks ; On tour ; Selling merchandise ; A little about music videos -- Music, motion pictures, television & multimedia. Theatrical motion pictures ; Television ; Commercial advertising ; Other multimedia platforms and sources of income.
Summary, etc.:
An invaluable aid to anyone who feels like they are at the mercy of industry pros. Not only does this book provide practical career-building and money-saving answers for both artists and songwriters, but it is also a must-have deal-making reference guide.
Subject: Music trade.
Music > Vocational guidance > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159) and index (p. 161).
An invaluable aid to anyone who feels like they are at the mercy of industry pros. Not only does this book provide practical career-building and money-saving answers for both artists and songwriters, but it is also a must-have deal-making reference guide.

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