My Library Account

Record Details

Catalog Search

What they'll never tell you about the music business : the complete guide for musicians, songwriters, producers, managers, industry executives, attorneys, investors, and accountants / Peter M. Thall.

Thall, Peter M. (Author).

Available copies

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

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library ML3790 .T5 2016 37684001097847 Career Stacks Not holdable Lost 12/05/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781607749745
  • ISBN: 1607749742
  • Physical Description: xiv, 401 pages ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: Berkeley : Watson-Guptill Publications, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Investors : the high costs of low finance -- Advances : why they seem a lot like loans (and vise versa) -- Royalties : some unvarnished truths -- Personal management : the whys, wherefores, and watch outs -- Managing your business and your financial future : when "show me the money" isn't enough -- When your job is more than a gig : employment agreements and disagreements -- Record producers : are they as sharp as their points? -- Getting your record heard : a practical guide to marketing and promotion -- Touring concerns : trials and tribulations -- Merchandising : your band, your brand -- Audits : truth or consequences -- Music publishing : the odyssey of the song -- When Rodgers meets Hammerstein : determining songwriter credits -- Being your own music publishing company : pros and cons -- Internet entrepreneurship : doing it yourself -- Lost, misplaced, neglected, and abandoned : royalty opportunities you were never told about -- Urban music : the beat goes on -- Classical music : dead or alive? -- Termination of grants of copyrights : for every end, a beginning -- Compliance with copyright laws : hints for the corporate counsel -- Catalogue valuation : how to improve your odds at winning big -- Copyright issues : a sampler -- Copyright : can't live with it, can't live without it -- Solving piracy in the 21st century : how to avoid a Greek tragedy.
Summary, etc.:
This completely revised and expanded edition is a must-have reference. You'll learn: how many musicians have seized do-it-yourself Internet opportunities to create successful business models; how the royalty pie is sliced-and who gets the pieces; how the fundamentals of music publishing, producing, managing, touring, and the record industry apply more than ever; why this book is the indispensable guide to the worldwide music industry; how corporate general counsels can educate their employees (and themselves) to understand the strictures of copyright law and to avoid trouble; And much more.
Subject: Music trade > Law and legislation > United States.
Music > Economic aspects > United States.
Copyright > Music > United States.
Band musicians > Legal status, laws, etc. > United States.
Popular music > Writing and publishing.

Additional Resources