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Confessions of a record producer : how to survive the scams and shams of the music business

Author: Moses Avalon
Publisher: San Francisco : Backbeat Books ; Emeryville, CA : Distributed to the Book trade in the U.S. and Canada by Publishers Group West ; Milwaukee, WI : Distributed to the music trade in the U.S. and Canada by Hal Leonard Pub., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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An insider explains the shady realities of the music business, offering advice to help newcomers protect themselves, survive, and succeed.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Moses Avalon
ISBN: 0879308745 9780879308742
OCLC Number: 62178072
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 335 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 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? --
The myth of copyright protection, or "Hey, they stole my song!" --
Master fraud --
Sneaky lawyer stuff --
A & R 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 --
Appendix. Family trees of big six distributors as of January 1998.
Responsibility: by Moses Avalon.
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An insider explains the shady realities of the music business, offering advice to help newcomers protect themselves, survive, and succeed.

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