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xvi, 475 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Acknowledgments Introduction: The Contemporary Commercial Composer and the Digital Audio Workstation I. Fundamentals of Music and Audio Ia: Fundamentals of Music Chapter 1: Introduction to Pitch Chapter 2: Introduction to Rhythm Chapter 3: Introduction to Harmony Chapter 4: Melody and Counterpoint Ib: Fundamentals of Audio Engineering and Sequencing Chapter 5: Introduction to Audio and MIDI Chapter 6: Manipulating Rhythm in the DAW Environment Chapter 7: Introduction to Acoustics Chapter 8: Melodic Sequencing II. Music Production Essentials IIa. Composition Essentials Chapter 9: Functional Diatonic Harmony Chapter 10: Expanding Your Harmonic Vocabulary Chapter 11: Form and Development Chapter 12: Basic Orchestration IIb. Audio Engineering Essentials Chapter 13: Introduction to Mixing Chapter 14: Recording and Editing Live Instruments Chapter 15: Mixing and Processing Chapter 16: Final Mix Considerations III. Producing Music for Media Chapter 17: The Client/Composer Relationship Chapter 18: Scoring for Short-Form Media Chapter 19: Scoring for Longer-Form Media IV. The Business of Music Composition Chapter 20: The Business of Music Composition Appendix A: List of CC Messages and Their Associated Functions Appendix B: Glossary Permission Acknowledgments Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138930629 20171017
In the contemporary world, the role of the commercial composer has grown to include a wide range of new responsibilities. Modern composers not only write music, but also often need to perform, record, and market their own works. The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music prepares today's music students for their careers by teaching them to compose their own music, produce it professionally, and sell it successfully. The textbook integrates three areas of concentration-music theory and composition, audio engineering, and music business-allowing students to understand and practice how to successfully navigate each stage of a score's life cycle from concept to contract. Students will learn how to: Translate musical ideas into scores utilizing music theory and composition techniques Transform scores into professional audio through the production stages of tracking, sequencing, editing, mixing, mastering, and bouncing Market works to prospective clients The textbook assumes no prior knowledge of music theory or audio topics, and its modular organization allows instructors to use the book flexibly. Exercises at the end of each chapter provide practice with key skills, and a companion website supports the book with video walkthroughs, streaming audio, a glossary, and printable exercise pages. Combining a grounding in music notation and theory concepts with a foundation in essential technologies, The Craft of Contemporary Commercial Music offers an innovative approach that addresses the needs of students preparing for music careers.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138930629 20171017
Music Library
1 online resource.
  • Chapter 1 Critical Frameworks for Considering Pop Stars Chapter 2 Female Popular Music Stars as Brands Chapter 3 The Modern Music Industry Chapter 4 The Lifecycle for Female Popular Music Stars Chapter 5 The Lifecycle Model Continued Chapter 6 Theoretical Foundations for the Lifecycle.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138064157 20180226
Gender, Branding, and the Modern Music Industry combines interview data with music industry professionals with theoretical frameworks from sociology, mass communication, and marketing to explain and explore the gender differences female artists experience. This book provides a rare lens on the rigid packaging process that transforms female artists of various genres into female pop stars. Stars-and the industry power brokers who make their fortunes-have learned to prioritize sexual attractiveness over talent as they fight a crowded field for movie deals, magazine covers, and fashion lines, let alone record deals. This focus on the female pop star's body as her core asset has resigned many women to being "short term brands, " positioned to earn as much money as possible before burning out or aging ungracefully. This book, which includes interview data from music industry insiders, explores the sociological forces that drive women into these tired representations, and the ramifications for the greater social world.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138064157 20180226
x, 161 pages : illustrations, forms ; 20 cm
  • Introduction: The wild west, we meet again
  • The law : for those respecting the law, we salute you. For the rebels, there is no such things as free music
  • Background and history : when synchs outshine soundtracks
  • Music supervisors : every project can use a little music supervision
  • Finding music : a community of composers, libraries and representatives
  • The process of securing rights : a step-by-step guide to avoiding mistakes, because what you don't know can cost you
  • Brand personality, identity and recognition : people rank music as more difficult to live without than sports, movies and newspapers
  • Digital media and digital platforms : welcome to the digital era in all its forms
  • For the artist : there is a musician in all of us
  • Conclusion: Parting words of encouragement.
Music Rights Unveiled provides an inside look at the complex world of music rights for film and video and includes step-by-step guidance to navigate these tricky waters. Authors Brooke Wentz and Maryam Battaglia share their decades of expertise in this user-friendly guide, designed specifically with filmmakers and producers in mind. The book provides a brief history of the pricing of music in film, television and digital media markets, and explains the process by which music is licensed or acquired for films, highlighting pitfalls to avoid and strategies for success. Further features include: A discussion of new media platforms and the intricacies of the rights needed to use music on those platforms; Tips for working with key music staff on a production - the Composer, the Music Supervisor and the Music Editor; An in-depth explanation of building a budget for the music component of your media project.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138673311 20180219
Law Library (Crown)
1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
  • Chapter 1: Music Industry Study and Facts Chapter 2: Music Copyright, Publishing & Licensing Chapter 3: Manufacturing Processes, Systems, Product Platforms & Music Production Chapter 4: Types of Distributors & Indie Distribution Associations Chapter 5: Distribution Processes Chapter 6: Distribution Resources Chapter 7: Alternative Selling and Total Exposure Chapter 8: Internet Marketing Chapter 9: Radio Chapter 10: Promotional Campaigns & Planning Chapter 11: Company Structure Chapter 12: Record Label Organization Chapter 13: International Markets Appendix 1 Appendix 2 Appendix 3 Appendix 4 Appendix 5 Appendix 6 Appendix 7 Appendix 8 Glossary.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781317300724 20171009
With an example-driven, hands-on approach, New Channels of Music Distribution offers a practical, comprehensive study of the music industry's evolving distribution system. While paying careful attention to the variables that impact success, author C. Michael Brae examines the functionality and components of music distribution, as well as the music industry as a whole.This book is a one-stop guide and resource for all musicians, performers, songwriters, and label owners in understanding all the elements and efficiency of music distribution. Through its hands-on exploration of the music business, this book provides insightful strategies for executing marketing, radio, retail campaigns, and much more.Here you will find:* Specific DIY methods and strategies for distributing music throughout every platform possible* Case studies and discussions highlighting wholesale and retail markups, pricing strategies, major chains, rack jobbers, one-stops, mom and pop stores, and other retail outlets* Tips on how to incorporate retail distribution networks supporting Soundscan and employ marketing techniques using cutting-edge web technology* Distribution methods and promotion tactics to help you increase an effective "sell-through" on your music.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781317300724 20171009
169 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Selling Folk Music: An Illustrated History highlights commercial sources that reveal the process of how folk music has been packaged and sold to a broad, shifting audience in the United States. Folk music has a varied and complex scope and lineage, including the blues, minstrel tunes, Victorian parlor songs, spirituals and gospel tunes, country and western songs, sea shanties, labor and political songs, calypsos, pop folk, folk-rock, ethnic, bluegrass, and more. The genre is of major importance in the broader spectrum of American music, and it is easy to understand why folk music has been marketed as America's music.Selling Folk Music presents the public face of folk music in the United States through its commercial promotion and presentation through much of the twentieth century. Included are concert flyers; sheet music; book, songbook, magazine, and album covers; concert posters and flyers; and movie lobby cards and posters, all in their original colors. The 1964 hootenanny craze, for example, spawned such items as a candy bar, pinball machine, bath powder, paper dolls, Halloween costumes, and beach towels. The almost five hundred images in Selling Folk Music present a new way to catalog the history of folk music while highlighting the transformative nature of the genre. Following the detailed introduction on the history of folk music, illustrations from commercial products make up the bulk of the work, presenting a colorful, complex history of folk music.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781628462159 20180213
Music Library
xiv, 295 pages : forms ; 25 cm
  • Management agreements
  • Production company deals (... and the contract from hell which no artist should sign)
  • Artist recording contracts with record companies
  • A simple guide to sync deals
  • Producer agreements
  • Music publishing and songwriter contracts
  • Music and the movies : composer agreements / written with Robert Seigal
  • Live performance and booking agreements (a lawyer's guide to structuring paid music gigs
  • Music video production contracts
  • Band agreements and essential business actions a band (or solo artist) can take at little to no cost without the services of an attorney
  • Investment agreements.
The 11 Contracts Every Artist, Songwriter, and Producer Should Know is an in-depth guide to help artists, songwriters, and producers navigate the tricky world of contract negotiations in the music industry. This book analyses the most common, and important, contracts including management, production company, sync license, and producer agreements all paired with professional commentary and exclusive interviews with top industry moguls. Readers will learn the ins and outs of both the legal and business side of contracts in the music industry so that they will never find themselves stuck on the wrong side of a bad deal. Features invaluable information on these 11 crucial music industry contracts: Management Agreements Production Company and New Artist Indie Label Deals Sync Licenses Producer Agreements Music Publishing Deals Composer Agreements Live Performance Contracts Music Video Production Contracts Band Agreements & Business Actions Artists Can Take Without an Attorney Investment Agreements.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781495076701 20170403
Law Library (Crown)
284 pages : illustration ; 23 cm.
Music Library
viii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • 1. Introduction 2. A short economic history 3. Music as an economic good 4. Copyright 5. Publishing 6. Recording 7. Live music 8. Secondary markets 9. Labour 10. Digital.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781911116073 20170717
This book offers a concise, rigorous presentation of the economic fundamentals of the music industry in particular and the music economy in general. It highlights the economic principles that govern the music business as an economic good protected by copyright law. The book examines the core sectors of the industry - music publishing, sound recording, the live music market, and secondary markets such as advertising and merchandising - and shows how they operate together. It includes analysis of the income streams of musicians and the wider music lobby. The impact of digitization and the economic relevance of new digital formats is given special attention - download services, streaming platforms, mobile music providers, cloud music services as well as music recognition and recommendation systems are all discussed. The book shows how a combination of established publishers (Universal, Sony/ATV, Warner/Chappell), new promoters (LiveNation), and a new generation of music providers (Apple, Google, Amazon) has created a heady mix of competing and collaborative economic models. Throw in the problem of piracy and ever-changing consumer behavior and, the author shows, we have one of the most dynamic and fascinating business sectors in the world.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781911116073 20170717
Music Library
xviii, 457 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Why music?
  • The new industry
  • Recording
  • The release
  • Building a fanbase one fan at a time
  • Playing live
  • Booking and promotion
  • Touring
  • How to make real money playing colleges
  • Sponsorships and investments
  • How to master the Internet --The new asking economy: the difference between asking and begging
  • How to get all the royalties you never knew existed (and other business things you need to know)
  • How to get music placed in film and television
  • Bump everyone else off the cover
  • Outro.
In the last decade, no industry has been through as much upheaval and turmoil as the music industry. It is a democratic, "DIY" business and any guide to success in these new waters must be told by someone who has survived them. Ari Herstand's How to Make It in the New Music Business is not only a brilliantly compiled tutorial on how to accomplish specific tasks-routing a tour, negotiating contracts, getting paid for streamed plays or licensing music-but also a manifesto, encouraging musicians to pave their own path.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781631491504 20170213
Music Library
1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
  • Part I. Music Creation and Globalization 1. A Global Industry In Search of Entrepreneurs 2. How Music Is Created and Brought to the Marketplace Part II. Contacts and Contracts 3. Who Owns It and Why Does It Matter? Spotlight on Copyright 4. Performing the Music: Rights and Royalties 5. Monetizing Emotions: Branding, Music Publishing, and Sponsorships Part III. Artists and Their Publics 6. I'm My Own Record Label: Recorded Music Today 7. On the Road: Touring and Merchandising 8. The Artist's Professional Team: Managers, Agents, and Attorneys Part IV. Artist as Entrepreneur 9. Case Study: Astral Artists 10. Case Study: Pickathon Music Festival Chapter 11. Guide to Starting a Business Appendix: History of International Copyright and Trade Agreements.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138924802 20170502
Introduction to the Music Industry: An Entrepreneurial Approach, Second Edition is an introductory textbook that offers a fresh perspective in one of the fastest-changing businesses in the world today. It engages students with creative problem-solving activities, collaborative projects and case studies as they explore the inner workings of the music business, while encouraging them to think like entrepreneurs on a path toward their own successful careers in the industry. This new edition includes a revised chapter organization, with chapters streamlined to focus on topics most important to music business students, while also maintaining its user-friendly chapter approach. Supported by an updated companion website, this book equips music business students and performance majors with the knowledge and tools to adopt and integrate entrepreneurial thinking successfully into practice and shape the future of the industry.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138924802 20170502
203 pages ; 19 cm
It's tough to measure success for something that doesn't exist yetThe language of music meets the language of business in this unorthodox examination of the influences and impact that creativity, improvisation, and collaboration have within an organization.Through interviews with successful business people who also were (or still are) professional musicians, musician/ad tech thought-leader Todd Pasternack takes readers through Lessons From The Road: Musicians As Business Leaders using real-world stories "from the road" to help today's business leaders find fresh ideas to bring back to their organizations to create innovative products and solutions, build stronger teams, and more quickly connect dots in unexpected and valuable ways.Featuring Interviews with:Rob Avery, Scala, Digitas Health and bass player for BoysetsfireJimmy Chamberlin, CEO of Blue J Strategies and drummer for the Smashing PumpkinsReid Genauer, CMO at Magisto and guitar and vocals for Assembly of DustAnurag Gulati, Uber, Facebook, studio owner and engineerCat Kolodij, Progressive Insurance, guitar and vocals for WorkingMichael Lowenstern, R/GA, bass clarinetNaomi Margolin, Armada Global, vocalist with Sam Moore and Mark Newman BandGlenn Rosenstein, Wealthpoint Financial Group, record label president and record producerDerek Richmond, Prettybird, guitaristAl Schnier, guitar and vocals for moe.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781941729243 20180115
Music Library
117 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Music Library
1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
  • Introduction: Take a Look at This! Chapter 1: The Perfect Storm Chapter 2: The Three Wows Chapter 3: The Rules of the Game Chapter 4: The Entertainment Business Chapter 5: The Significance of Narration Chapter 6: Music Publishing-What's the Deal? Chapter 7: Recording Lightning in a Bottle Chapter 8: The Label Business-Recording Budgets Chapter 9: Odds of the Game Chapter 10: Promotion/Publicity and Media Chapter 11: Representation Chapter 12: The Concert and Event Business Appendix A Appendix B Illustrations Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781317499459 20170502
Monetizing Entertainment: An Insider's Handbook for Careers in the Entertainment & Music Industry offers a thorough, guided exploration of the current state of the industry, with an emphasis on trends in copyright, digital streaming, and practical advice for developing a career as an artist, technician, or industry executive. This book investigates a variety of topics within the entertainment and music industry, ranging from traditional and emerging business models to intellectual property rights to the creative destruction happening currently. The book strategically outlines the existing gaps that make being successful as an artist a dynamic interaction between creativity and business. This book includes the following: An overview of the creative destruction process that has destroyed some of the old business models and created a number of career options. A look at innovative, entrepreneurial career options. A step-by-step examination for both creative and business professionals of the administrative and financial structures of the industry. Detailed analysis of trends and topics shaping the current entertainment and music industry drawn from insiders' perspectives and other contemporary resources. An accompanying website (www.routledge.com/cw/wacholtz), hosting case studies, videos, data, infographics, and blog posts on business models, is the perfect companion to this authoritative resource.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781317499459 20170502

14. Music and the law [2017]

xxii, 294 pages ; 24 cm
  • An introduction to music and the law
  • The making of contracts and agreements
  • Recording and distribution
  • Copyright
  • Licensing sound recordings
  • Publishing : musicla and literary works
  • The death and rebirth of live music in Australia
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • The industry perspective.
Music and the Law is a book that examines the relationship between the law and the music industry in Australia. The book is specifically aimed at assisting and educating law and music students, as well as individuals involved in the music industry including musicians, managers, agents and music enthusiasts. The book's introductory chapter considers the importance of music from a social, cultural and political perspective and provides an introduction to the Australian legal system. The book then looks specifically at various aspects of the music industry and, in particular, provides a summary of the following key aspects: Contracts Recording and distribution Copyright Musical works, literary works and sound recordings Live performance and the live music industry in Australia Alternative dispute resolution The final chapter of the book provides commentary from various members of the Australian music industry including lawyers, managers, distributors and musicians. Music and the Law is an indispensable tool to anyone attempting to navigate the world of music today, covering the wide spectrum of legal issues that those in the music industry may encounter.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781760020811 20170424
Law Library (Crown)
xxviii, 584 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
  • Part 1: Setting the Stage Chapter 1: Overture Music and Society: We've Got Music in Us Art Versus Commerce: Music Changes Everything Historical Development Chapter 2: The Digital Millennium The Double-Edged Sword Internet Synergy Labels Sow Seeds of Self-Destruction Smaller, Cheaper, Faster, Better (?) The Economics of Digital Distribution: Change and Evolution The New Economic Order The Digital Future Chapter 3: The Music Business System Help Wanted! Getting Through the Maze Show Me the Money Tools of the Trade: Everybody's Gotta Learn Sometime Part 2: Copyright, Songwriting, Publishing, and Licensing Chapter 4: Music Copyright Background Essential Provisions Key Terms Coverage Exclusive Rights Fair Use of Copyrighted Material Copyright Ownership Transfer or Assignment Work Made for Hire Musical Arrangements Sound Recordings Compulsory Mechanical License Royalty Payments (Section 115[c]) Duration of Copyright Formalities Infringement, Remedy Record Counterfeiting, Penalties Changing Laws Rights in Names and Trademarks A Final Note on Law Chapter 5: Professional Songwriting The Market Predictors of Success The Craft The Business of Writing Income Sources Publishing Options Evaluating Publishers The Songwriters Guild of America Contract Reassignment or Default Breaking In Chapter 6: Music Publishing Types of Publishers Subpublishing Administration Contracts With Writers Split Publishing, Copublishing Copyright Protection: Sampling Promotion, Advertising Income Sources Trade Associations and Rights Administration Chapter 7: Music Licensing Music Rights: An Overview Performing Rights Organizations Keeping Track of the Music Membership Options Mechanical Licenses Synchronization Licenses Cable Television Licenses Video Licenses Transcription Licenses Special Use Permits Jukebox Licenses Dramatic Music Rights Creative Commons Part 3: Managing Artist Relationships Chapter 8: Agents, Managers, and Attorneys Agents Managers Attorneys Chapter 9: Artist Management Discovering Each Other The Financial Relationship Manager's Commission The Manager's Role Advancing the Career Personal Management Agreement Chapter 10: Unions and Guilds American Federation of Musicians SAG-AFTRA American Guild of Musical Artists American Guild of Variety Artists Actors' Equity Association International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Other Unions and Guilds Part 4: The Recorded Music Industry Chapter 11: Record Labels Perspective Major Labels Independent Labels Specialty Labels Record Company Structure Trade Associations Chapter 12: Artists' Recording Contracts AFTRA Agreements AFM Agreements Royalty Artist Contracts Chapter 13: Record Production Record Producers Matching Producer to Artist Production Deals The Recording Studio: Operation and Selection The Five Stages of Record Production Getting Started in the Business Professional Associations Chapter 14: Record Label Marketing and Distribution The Marketing Plan The Elements of a Marketing Plan Record Distribution Chapter 15: Marketplace Research Understanding the Consumer Research Topics Data Sources Part 5: Live Performance Chapter 16: Concert Production Concert Promotion Getting Started Booking the Artist Making an Offer The Art of the Deal Contracts Marketing Publicity and Public Relations Sponsorships The Future of Live Chapter 17: Concert Venues Venue Contracts Ticketing Licensed Merchandise Venue Trade Association Chapter 18: Arts Administration Perspective Representative Organizations Symphonic Music Funding the Arts Classical Artist Management Administration Part 6: Music in the Marketplace Chapter 19: Music in Radio Types of Broadcast Radio Stations Audience Identification and Market Research Spectrum of Formats How Commercial Radio Stations Work Chapter 20: Music in Television and Video Variety and Talk Shows Music Specials/Events/Awards Shows Theme Songs Background Music and Foreground Spotlights The Evolving TV Picture MTV and the Rise of the Music Video Music Video Economics and Distribution Chapter 21: Dramatic Scoring for Movies, TV, and Games Background The Craft Music Scoring for TV Music Scoring for Video Games Production Music Libraries Hiring Practices Chapter 22: Music in Advertising Influences on Style Jobs Music Uses Budgets Station Branding Logos The Agency Role Spot Production Chapter 23: Music and Theater Types of Musical Theater Theater Associations Production Components Chapter 24: Music Products Music Retailers Sales Leaders Promotion of Musical Products A Changing Industry Trade Associations Opportunities for Employment Chapter 25: Business Music and Production Libraries Foreground and Background Music Business Music Production Music Libraries Part 7: The Entrepreneurial Musician Chapter 26: The DIY Toolkit The Economics of Indie The Direct-to-Fan Era Doing the Math Making Money With "Free" Tools of the Trade Online Platforms: Now You See It, Now You Don't Conclusion Chapter 27: Starting Your Own Business Getting the Process Started Choosing a Name Forms of Ownership Permits and Legal Issues Raising Funds Marketing Accounting and Finance Keeping Track of the Money Operations Management Management Where To From Here? Part 8: Career Planning and Development Chapter 28: Career Options Creative Careers Directing/Producing Careers Performing Careers Teaching Careers Broadcasting/Film/Video Game Careers Music-Related Careers Entrepreneurs/Starting Your Own Business Chapter 29: Career Development Defining Goals Climbing the Ladder Finding Work Part 9: The Global View Chapter 30: The World Outside the United States Chapter 31: International Copyright Copyright Conventions Multilateral Agreements Bilateral Treaties Intergovernmental Bodies and International Industry Organizations.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781506309538 20160619
This powerhouse best-selling text maintains is the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide to the music industry. Music business newcomers and professionals alike will find Baskerville's handbook an indispensable resource, whatever their specialty is within the field music. Key Features: * Expanded and enhanced coverage of state-of-the-art technology and its implications for the music industry, including digital downloads, changing production technologies, marketing via social networking, and new distribution channels including video games * Discusses new and emerging business models and their implications including the topics of Internet outlets, the independent musician, the evolving role of producers, and satellite and Internet radio * Information on careers, especially in the context of a changing business environment * Discussion of the concert business, once a minor source of revenue but now as robust as the revenue stream of recorded music * Coverage of alternatives to radio airplay and to incentivising teens to visit local record stores, in light of the weakened format of radio and the disappearance of neighborhood music shops * Examination of sophisticated marketing research tools for the industry, due to consumer clicks that illuminate customer buying behavior and changes in tastes and desires * Reflection on the global shift of the music business world as it becomes less centered on American companies and culture. It is ideal as the core textbook in courses such as Introduction to the Music Business, Music and Media, Music Business Foundations, and survey courses. This book can also be used for more specialized courses on the record industry, music merchandising, music careers, artist management, music and the law, arts administration, and music in popular culture.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781506309538 20160619
Music Library
xii, 243 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Introduction: culture, capitalism, globalization, music
  • The absence of culture in the study of music
  • Music and affect in the West: the first 2,000 years
  • The commodification of music at the dawn of the era of "mechanical music"
  • The role of opera in the rise of radio in the US
  • Stravinsky and others
  • World music festivals as spectacles of genrefication and diversity
  • Fields, genres, brands
  • Neoliberal capitalism, UNESCO, and the reenchantment of culture
  • Globalized neoliberal capitalism and the commodification of taste
  • Valuing music.
In music studies, Timothy D. Taylor is known for his insightful essays on music, globalization, and capitalism. Music and the World is a collection of some of Taylor's most recent writings essays concerned with questions about music in capitalist cultures, covering a historical span that begins in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and continues to the present. These essays look at shifts in the production, dissemination, advertising, and consumption of music from the industrial capitalism of the nineteenth century to the globalized neoliberal capitalism of the past few decades. In addition to chapters on music, capitalism, and globalization, Music and the World includes previously unpublished essays on the continuing utility of the culture of concept in the study of music, a historicization of treatments of affect, and an essay on value and music. Taken together, Taylor's essays chart the changes in different kinds of music in twentieth- and twenty-first-century music and culture from a variety of theoretical perspectives.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780226442396 20170605
Music Library
vi, 297 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Part I: Getting Started - Music as a Business 1. Entertainment Gorup Names: Selection and Protection (Stephen Bigger) 2. Business Entities (Edward R. Hearn) 3. How to Set Up a Money Deal for Your Music Project (Edward R. Hearn) 4. Music Attorneys (Mark Halloran) Part II: Protecting Your Compositions 5. Music Copyright: A Search for Certainty (Mark Halloran) 6. Sampling (Greg "Skins" Victoroff) 7. Collaborator/Songwriter Agreements (Mark Halloran and Edward R. Hearn) 8. Digital Downloads and Streaming: Copyright and Distribution Issues (Edward R. Hearn) 9. YouTube Music (Mark Halloran and Edward R. Hearn) 10. International Copyright (E. Scott Johnson) Part III: Music Publishing 11. Performing Rights Organizations in the United States: An Overview (Mark Halloran and Diane Rapaport) 12. Music Publishing (Neville L. Johnson and Bernard M. Resnick) Part IV: Managers and Agents 13. What a Manager Does (Alfred Schlesinger) 14. Analysis of a Personal Management Agreement (Neville L. Johnson and Bernard M. Resnick) 15. Talent Agents: New Thinking on an Old Business (Matthew Burrows and Kelly Weiss) 16. Club Contracts (Edward R. Hearn) 17. TV Talent Competitions: The Legacy of American Idol (Mark Halloran and Thomas A. White) Part V: Recording 18. Independent Record Labels and Record Deals (Loren S. Wells) 19. Recording and Distribution Contracts with Independent and Major Labels (Edward R. Hearn) 20. Producer Agreements are Stupid (Daniel K. Stuart) 21. How 360 Deals Became Necessary and How to Negotiate Them (Daniel K. Stuart) 22. Social Media Law for Musicians (Stephanie Furgang Adwar) 23. Royalty Statements: Audits and Lawsuits (Steven Ames Brown).
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138672970 20170515
The Musician's Business and Legal Guide provides vital information to help demystify the music business and the complex body of law that shapes it. This book answers such questions as how to protect name and copyright; what is and is not legal about sampling; what are the legal issues surrounding digital downloads and streaming; what are the jobs of managers, talent agents and publishers; what are common contractual relationship between independent and major labels. The new edition includes chapters not covered in depth by other books: social media law, TV talent shows, YouTube, and international copyright. As in previous editions, the book features clause-by-clause contract analyses for 360 record deals, music publishing, management, and producer agreements.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138672970 20170515
Music Library
327 pages ; 22 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
vii, 200 pages ; 24 cm
  • Acknowledgements Introduction: Popular Music, Branding, and Promotional Culture 1 From Commodities to Commercials? The Rise of Promotion in the Music Industries 2 Capitalizing on Music: From Sound Recordings to 'Artist-Brands' 3 Brands: The New Gatekeepers 4 'Flexible' Capitalism and Popular Music: Branding Culture, Designing 'Difference' 5 Conclusions Notes References Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780745692227 20170213
'Business-as-usual' has been transformed across the music industries in the post-CD age. Against widespread hype about the purported decline of the major music labels, this book provides a critique of the ways these companies have successfully adapted to digital challenges and what is at stake for music makers and for culture. Today, recording artists are positioned as 'artist-brands' and popular music as a product to be licensed by consumer and media brands. Leslie M. Meier examines key consequences of shifting business models, marketing strategies, and the new 'common sense' in the music industries: the gatekeeping and colonization of popular music by brands. Popular Music as Promotion is important reading for students and scholars of media and communication studies, cultural studies and sociology, and will appeal to anyone interested in new intersections of popular music, digital media and promotional culture.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780745692227 20170213
Music Library
191 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Green Library


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