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

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


  • Author : Ari Herstand
  • Publisher : Liveright Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-11-05
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781631496325


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

Hailed as an “indispensable” guide (Forbes), How to Make It in the New Music Business returns in this extensively revised and expanded edition. When How to Make It in the New Music Business hit shelves in 2016, it instantly became the go-to resource for musicians eager to make a living in a turbulent industry. Widely adopted by music schools everywhere and considered “the best how- to book of its kind” (Music Connection), it inspired thousands to stop waiting around for that “big break.” Now trusted as the leading expert for “do it yourself” artists, Ari Herstand returns with this second edition, maintaining that a stable career can be built by taking advantage of the many tools at our fi ngertips: conquering social media, mastering t...

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

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


  • Author : Ari Herstand
  • Publisher : Liveright Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-12-20
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781631491511


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

"Ari is at the front of the front. He gets it. 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 Patreon Forget everything you think you know about the odds of “making it” in the music industry. Today, odds mean nothing and success is not about lucky breaks. It’s about conquering social media, mastering the art of merchandising and simply working harder and being smarter than everyone else. We are living in the midst of an industry renaissance, one that has left the record companies desperately struggling to maintain their prominence, as a subculture of dedicated, DIY (do-it-yourself) musicians have taken over. Thes...

How to Make It in the New Music Business

How to Make It in the New Music Business


  • Author : Ari Herstand
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-11-05
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1631494791


How to Make It in the New Music Business Book Description :

When How to Make It in the New Music Business hit shelves in 2016, it instantly became the go-to resource for musicians eager to make a living in a turbulent industry. Widely adopted by music schools everywhere and considered "the best how- to book of its kind" (Music Connection), it inspired thousands to stop waiting around for that "big break." Now trusted as the leading expert for "do it yourself" artists, Ari Herstand returns with this second edition, maintaining that a stable career can be built by taking advantage of the many tools at our fi ngertips: conquering social media, mastering the art of merchandising, embracing authentic fan connection, and simply learning how to persevere. Comprehensively updated to include the latest online trends a...

Tour Smart
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

Tour Smart


  • Author : Martin Atkins
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Release Date : 2007-09
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781556529740


Tour Smart Book Description :

From packing the right equipment to keeping enough gas in the tank to get home, every aspect of making a successful tour with a band is addressed in this comprehensive guide. More than 100 luminaries and leading organizations from the world of touring--among them Chris Connelly, Henry Rollins, the House of Blues, and the Vans Warped Tour, as well as club owners, tour managers, and even sex advisors--provide handy insider know-how along with insight on mistakes commonly made by novice bands. Chapters address the nitty-gritty of touring, with instructions on how to secure venues and publicity, how to stay healthy on the road, and how to keep the budget in the black. Loaded with hundreds of years' worth of collective hands-on experience from those steep...

All You Need to Know About the Music Business
Score: 4.5
From 7 Ratings

All You Need to Know About the Music Business


  • Author : Donald S. Passman
  • Publisher : RosettaBooks
  • Release Date : 2011-05-18
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0795309775


All You Need to Know About the Music Business Book Description :

No one understands the music industry--from the technology, to the legalities, to the new industry practices--better than veteran music lawyer Donald Passman. In this completely revised and updated seventh edition of All You Need To Know About the Music Business, which the Los Angeles Times called “the industry bible” and which has sold hundreds of thousands of copies, Passman offers executives and artists, experts and novices alike the essential information they need not only to survive in these volatile and exciting times, but also to thrive. Drawing on his unique, up-to-the-minute experience as one of the most trusted advisors in the business, Passman offers advice concerning: - The Copyright Royalty Board’s latest decisions regarding online...

Artist Management for the Music Business

Artist Management for the Music Business


  • Author : Paul Allen
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2012-11-12
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781136123177


Artist Management for the Music Business Book Description :

Allen prepares you for the realities of successfully directing the careers of talented performers in the high-risk, high-reward music business. You will learn to prepare yourself for a career in artist management - and then learn the tools to coach, lead, organize time, manage finances, market an artist, and carve out a successful career path for both yourself and your clients. The book features profiles of artist managers, an exclusive and detailed template for an artist career plan, and samples of major contract sections for artist management and record deals. Updated information including a directory of artist management companies is available at the book's companion website. A peer reviewer for Artist Management for the Music Business proclaimed ...

Twitch for Musicians

Twitch for Musicians


  • Author : Karen Allen
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-08-19
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1922309168


Twitch for Musicians Book Description :

Even though Twitch is a livestream platform primarily for gamers, indie musicians are building real fanbases and making enough money for this to be a solid side hustle or even a full-time job. Artists on Twitch are supportive of each other. Viewers are looking for fun, new talent to hang out with online. The category is not over-saturated, so you can still get discovered. And the whole thing has monetization features that are fun for the viewers and lucrative for streamers. This book will teach artists how to get past the stiff learning curve involved with producing a stream, how to navigate the unspoken rules of the music community on Twitch, and how to grow an engaged fanbase that will generate an entirely new stream of revenue....

Get More Fans  The DIY Guide to the New Music Business

Get More Fans The DIY Guide to the New Music Business


  • Author : Jesse Cannon
  • Publisher : Jesse Cannon
  • Release Date : 2012-11-25
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780988561311


Get More Fans The DIY Guide to the New Music Business Book Description :

How Do I Promote My Music On A Small Budget? How Do I Get My YouTube Videos to Spread? How Do I Turn Casual Fans Into One’s Who Buy From Me? How Do I Get Written About On Blogs? How Do I Increase Turnout At Shows? How Do I Make Fans Using Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr And SoundCloud? With every day that passes, the power the major labels once had dies a little more. The chance to get the same exposure as your favorite musicians gets easier and easier. The hurdles that would only allow you to get popular, if the right people said your music was good enough, are gone. You can now get exposed to thousands of potential fans without investing 1% of what musicians used to by building a fanbase based on listeners love for your music. No more writing letters h...

All You Need to Know about the Music Business
Score: 4.5
From 7 Ratings

All You Need to Know about the Music Business


  • Author : Donald S. Passman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743293181


All You Need to Know about the Music Business Book Description :

A guide to the music business and its legal issues provides real-world coverage of a wide range of topics, including teams of advisors, record deals, songwriting and music publishing, touring, and merchandising....

Music Marketing for the DIY Musician

Music Marketing for the DIY Musician


  • Author : Bobby Borg
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
  • Release Date : 2014-08-01
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781495002007


Music Marketing for the DIY Musician Book Description :

(Music Pro Guide Books & DVDs). There has never been a greater need for practical DIY marketing advice from a musician who has been there and succeeded than now at a time when new technologies make it more possible than ever for musicians to attract attention independently and leverage their own careers, and record industry professionals look exclusively for developed artists who are already successful. Written by a professional musician for other musicians, Music Marketing for the DIY Musician is a proactive, practical, step-by-step guide to producing a fully integrated, customized, low-budget plan of attack for artists marketing their own music. In a conversational tone, it reveals a systematic business approach employing the same tools and techniq...