$150,000 Music Degree

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Former taylor swift manager and private consultant rick barker music Industry Blueprint and longtime radio journalist / professional artist developer Wade Sutton Rocket to the Stars combine nearly 40 years of radio, marketing, public relations, and live performance instruction experience into one publication for artists seeking careers in commercial music.

He also serves as a live music producer, resulting in those clients making more fans, helping artists make their live performances more entertaining, increasing their e-mail subscriptions, and making more money. Wade sutton, Rocket to the Stars www. RockettotheStars. Com rocket to the stars creator and director Wade Sutton spent nearly two decades working as a radio journalist before founding one of the largest artist development competitions in the eastern United States in 2010

$150,000 Music Degree #ad - He also created the "nashville to you" radio tour, which played a role in the early development of several acts, such as Little Big Town and Sugarland. His marketing strategies have since been featured in a number of publications, including Billboard Magazine. Includes a forward by john dwinell of daredevil production in nashville and author of Amazon Best Seller "Music Marketing On Twitter: How To Get 1, 000 Loyal Music Fans Every Month in Just 15 Minutes Per Day".

This book is vital to all singers, musicians, bands, and managers looking to navigate the modern music industry without making many common mistakes that could doom your career before it even gets started. Barker's impact on music extends to the industry's record labels. Book cover designed by Zach Bailey.

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All You Need to Know About the Music Business: Ninth Edition

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Simon & Schuster #ad - No musician, publisher, songwriter, manager, agent, entertainment lawyer, promoter, or record company executive—anyone who makes their living from music—can afford to be without All You Need to Know About the Music Business. Whether you are—or aspire to be—a performer, writer, or executive, veteran music lawyer Donald Passman’s comprehensive guide is an indispensable tool.

As adam levine, says, “if you want to be in music, lead singer and guitarist of Maroon 5, you have to read this book. Simon Schuster. The music industry is in the eye of the storm, when everyone in the business is scrambling to figure out what’s going to happen to the major labels and what it will mean for the careers of artists and business professionals.

All You Need to Know About the Music Business: Ninth Edition #ad - He offers timely, authoritative information from how to select and hire a winning team of advisors and structure their commissions and fees; navigate the ins and outs of record deals, songwriting, and copyrights; maximize concert, publishing, touring, and merchandising deals; understand the digital streaming services; and how to take a comprehensive look at the rapidly transforming landscape of the music business as a whole.

Now in its ninth edition, this latest edition leads novices and experts alike through the crucial, up-to-the-minute information on the industry’s major changes in response to today’s rapid technological advances and uncertain economy. The industry bible” los angeles times, promoters, agents, now updated, publishers, lawyers, executives, songwriters, essential for anyone in the music business—musicians, and managers—trying to navigate the rapid transformation of the industry.

For more than twenty years, all you Need to Know About the Music Business has been universally regarded as the definitive guide to the music industry.

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The Music Business Explained In Plain English: What Every Artist and Songwriter Should Know to Avoid Getting Ripped Off!

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Daje Publishing #ad - It is an invaluable primer for artists and songwriters who feel like they are at the mercy of industry pros. Simon Schuster. Among the topics covered are: choosing agents, music publishing contracts, streaming, touring, sending out material, managers and attorneys, issues between band members, record company deals, copyrights, distribution, creating one's own publishing company, trademarks, music videos, and music for film, royalty rates, television and multimedia.

This revised, methods to protect musical works, updated and expanded edition offers savvy dealmaking techniques, and career-building and money-saving tips for musicians. The title says it all.

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Writing Better Lyrics

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Writer's Digest Books #ad - Writing Better Lyrics. Now this revised and updated 2nd Edition provides effective tools for everything from generating ideas, to understanding the form and function of a song, to fine-tuning lyrics. Perfect for new and experienced songwriters alike, this time-tested classic covers the basics in addition to more advanced techniques.

Songwriters will discover:how to use sense-bound imagery to enhance a song's emotional impact on listenerstechniques for avoiding clichés and creating imaginative metaphors and similesWays to use repetition as an assetHow to successfully manipulate meterInstruction for matching lyrics with musicWays to build on ideas and generate effective titlesAdvice for working with a co-writerAnd much moreFeaturing updated and expanded chapters, 50 fun songwriting exercises, and examples from more than 20 chart-toppings songs, Writing Better Lyrics gives you all of the professional and creative insight you need to write powerful lyrics and put your songs in the spotlight where they belong.

Writing Better Lyrics #ad - Simon Schuster. The must-have guide for songwritersWriting Better Lyrics has been a staple for songwriters for nearly two decades.

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How To Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician

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Liveright #ad - Now, herstand has written the definitive guide for other like-minded artists, like record sales, drawing from years of experience, the ones who want to forge their own path and not follow the traditional markers of success, hits on the radio or the amount of your label advance. Today, odds mean nothing and success is not about lucky breaks.

Today, artists are able to produce studio-worthy content from their basement and albums are funded not by "record men" but by generous, fans can communicate with their idols by simply picking up their phones, engaged supporters. These days talent is a given and success has to be earned. In 2008, ari herstand boldly turned in his green Starbucks apron to his manager, determined to make a living off his craft as a singer/songwriter.

Liveright Publishing Corporation. Incredibly comprehensive and brutally honest throughout, and tips for playing live, including how to:Build a grass-roots fan base―and understand the modern fanBook a profitable tour, How to Make It in the New Music Business covers every facet of the "new" business, such as opening vs.

How To Make It in the New Music Business: Practical Tips on Building a Loyal Following and Making a Living as a Musician #ad - Ari is at the front of the front. I've read a hundred how-to-make-it-in-the-music-biz books, and this one is today's definitive, comprehensive manual. Jack conte, 150+ million youtube views, pomplamoose, CEO of PatreonForget everything you think you know about the odds of “making it” in the music industry.

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Songwriting Without Boundaries: Lyric Writing Exercises for Finding Your Voice

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Writer's Digest Books #ad - Writer s Digest Books. Divided into four sections, poets, along with examples from other songwriters, Songwriting Without Boundaries features four different fourteen-day challenges with timed writing exercises, and prose writers. Simon Schuster. Liveright Publishing Corporation. This unique collection of more than150 sense-bound prompts helps you develop the skills you need to:tap into your senses and inject your writing with vivid detailseffectively use metaphor and comparative languageadd rhythm to your writing and manage phrasingSongwriters, as well as writers of other genres, will benefit from this collection of sensory writing challenges.

Writing Better Lyrics. Songwriting without Boundaries will help you commit to routine practice through fun writing exercises. Infuse your lyrics with sensory detail!Writing great song lyrics requires practice and discipline.

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Hacking Music: The Music Business Model Canvas

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Jetpack Press #ad - The successful combination of song, producer, talent and potential would capture the attention of a record label. Writing Better Lyrics. Writer s Digest Books. Unsigned high school students produce songs in their bedrooms and hit the iTunes charts. Reality stars with large followings and no musical talent sell out arenas, and established successful musicians now compete for space on Snapchat with popular “tweens” that already have product endorsements.

Liveright Publishing Corporation. Now, various and often conflicting opportunities float in what have become cloudy waters. Until very recently, the path to success within the music industry was much clearer. Times have changed, and today’s artists have multiple paths toward building and sustaining a career.

Hacking music has one singular mission - empower the artist to make his or her own career by providing examples, not just to get you to a record deal, insights and exercises within these vital areas: Strategic Planning and Execution Developing “Supersongs” Team Building Platform and Content Development Lean Music Methodology Industry and Publishing Business Models Hacking Music is a book that you do, but to get you through a record deal.

. Hacking music takes the artist “behind the curtain” and shares the concepts and systems used daily by industry professionals and authors John Pisciotta of Jetpack Artist Ventures and Wade Sutton of Rocket to the Stars Artist Services that will bring you back to this book again and again as you build your career.

Hacking Music: The Music Business Model Canvas #ad - Hacking music explores these alternative routes and provides a road map, compass, and tools with which they can map out their own careers and better understand the moving parts that make up the current music marketplace. And their machinery, belief and investment would launch the artist into the realms of radio and touring.

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The Songwriter's Survival Guide

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The Judy Stakee Company & Param Media #ad - No matter whether you're a beginner or a seasoned songwriter, this powerful book will help take your career to the next level. Writing Better Lyrics. Learn how to: handle meetings confidently with music executives; achieve a creative and financially rewarding cowrite; and even discover how to be the CEO of your own company.

Writer s Digest Books. Do you want to be more marketable to a music publisher? Are you ready to become hugely successful as a songwriter? In this inspiring and timely book, music industry veteran Judy Stakee shares her best trade secrets to achieve your dreams. Simon Schuster. Liveright Publishing Corporation.

The Songwriter's Survival Guide #ad - The songwriter's survival guide is your opportunity to benefit from Judy's 30 years of extraordinary success in the music industry.

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