All You Need to Know About the Music Business

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 over the last eighteen years ...

All You Need to Know About the Music Business

All You Need to Know About the Music Business

Since the advent of file-sharing technology in the late 1990s, the music industry has been challenged to reinvent itself. What has it done? How have the record labels repositioned themselves to cope with these massive changes? How does all this affect creative artists? 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 over the last eighteen years, 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 industry, Passman offers new information on: - The new 360 model of record deals, wherein record companies share in nonrecord revenue - The Copyright Royalty Board's latest decisions regarding online transmissions - The developing customs on new technologies such as streaming on demand, ringtones, and digital downloads - Updates on recording and publishing deals, as well as film music He also gives guidance on fundamental issues, such as how to: - Select and hire a winning team of advisors -- personal and business managers, agents, and attorneys -- and structure their commissions, percentages, and fees in a way that will protect you and maximize these relationships - Master the big picture and the finer points of record deals - Navigate the ins and outs of songwriting, music publishing, and copyrights - Maximize concert, touring, and merchandising deals Everyone in the business -- musicians, songwriters, entertainment lawyers, agents, promoters, publishers, managers, record company executives -- is scrambling to figure out what's going to happen in the future, and Passman is in the thick of these changes. Anyone interested in a music career will need this comprehensive and crucial guide to making it in one of the world's most dynamic industries.

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All You Need to Know About the Music Business
Language: un
Pages: 480
Authors: Donald S. Passman
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-11-17 - Publisher: Free Press

Since the advent of file-sharing technology in the late 1990s, the music industry has been challenged to reinvent itself. What has it done? How have the record labels repositioned themselves to cope with these massive changes? How does all this affect creative artists? No one understands the music industry --
All You Need to Know About the Music Business
Language: un
Pages: 528
Authors: Donald S. Passman
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-29 - Publisher: Simon & Schuster

All You Need to Know About the Music Business by veteran music lawyer Don Passman—dubbed “the industry bible” by the Los Angeles Times—is now updated to address the biggest transformation of the music industry yet: streaming. For more than twenty-five years, All You Need to Know About the Music Business
All You Need to Know About the Music Business
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Donald S Passman
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-06 - Publisher: Penguin UK

All You Need To Know About The Music Business - The new edition of 'the industry bible' (Los Angeles Times) by Donald S. Passman No one understands the music business and the changes it has undergone in recent years better than LA lawyer Donald Passman. For 20 years his book
All You Need to Know about the Music Business
Language: un
Pages: 492
Authors: Donald S. Passman
Categories: Copyright
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-01 - Publisher: Viking

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Inside the Music Industry
Language: en
Pages: 386
Authors: Michael Fink, Michael Fink, Dip
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Cengage Learning

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