All You Need To Know About The Music Businessn

by Donald S Passman

Publisher: Penguin UK

Publication Date: January 02, 2015

ISBN: 9780241001639

Binding: Paperback

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The past two decades have seen file-sharing and digital streaming transform the music business, and the changes keep coming, with record labels adapting to the demand for instantly accessible, low-cost music while coping with piracy. But what does it all mean for aspiring and established artists? In All You Need to Know About the Music Business, Donald Passman, one of the most trusted music lawyers in the world, offers his advice for creating, selling, sharing and protecting your music. Drawing on his unparalleled experience and up-to-the minute knowledge of industry trends, he explains- Royalties for music transmitted via digital downloads, streaming, cloud lockers and apps The most recent recording and music publishing deals Major and minor points of contract negotiations How to maximize concert, touring and merchandising agreements Anyone interested in music - musicians, songwriter, agents, promoters, publishers, managers and record company executives - needs this crucial text to keep up with the frenetic pace of technological and legal change. 'The industry bible.' Los Angeles Times 'Required reading for anyone planning or enduring a career in the biz.' Rolling Stone 'An easy-to-understand overview of the complicated music business.' Randy Newman 'I highly recommend Don's book . . . an indispensable work.' Quincy Jones Eighth Edition