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Confessions of a record producer : how to survive the scams and shams of the music business / by Moses Avalon.

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

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Valencia Main Library ML3790 .A93 2009 37684001067785 Valencia Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780879309480
  • ISBN: 0879309482
  • Physical Description: xviii, 346 p. : 24 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
  • Edition: 4th ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Backbeat Books, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The pros -- The creators -- Companies, companies, companies -- Understanding distribution, or Why are there so many logos on the record? -- The major label deal from the artist's point of view -- Publishing deals : the 200% pie, or 100% of something is better than 200% of nothing -- The major label deal from the producer's point of view -- The major label deal from the record company's point of view -- The single -- The independent record deal : the birth of the new indie -- The independent record deal from the point of view of the record company -- The independent record deal from the point of view of the artist -- The baby record deal -- The vanity label -- Wrap-up : who earned what? -- Watching your back -- The myth of copyright protection, or "Hey, they stole my song!" -- Master fraud -- Sneaky lawyer stuff -- Miscellaneous myths and untruths -- Dogma -- ASCAP vs. BMI : PRO pontification -- Production boners -- Marketing mishigas -- Getting credit where credit is due -- Industry consensus -- The big picture, or The record industry from the point of view of the rest of the world -- Record/pause.
Subject: Sound recording industry > Vocational guidance

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