All You Need to Know About the Music Business

With its proven track record, this updated edition of All You Need to Know About the Music Business is more essential than ever for musicians, songwriters, lawyers, agents, promoters, publishers, executives, and managers—anyone trying to ...

All You Need to Know About the Music Business

All You Need to Know About the Music Business

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 has been universally regarded as the definitive guide to the music industry. Now in its tenth edition, Donald Passman leads novices and experts alike through what has been the most profound change in the music business since the days of wax cylinders and piano rolls. For the first time in history, music is no longer monetized by selling something—it’s monetized by how many times listeners stream a song. And that completely changes the ecosystem of the business, as Passman explains in detail. Since the advent of file-sharing technology in the late 1990s to the creation of the iPod, the music industry has been teetering on the brink of a major transformation—and with the newest switch to streaming music, this change has finally come to pass. Passman’s comprehensive guide 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, publishing, and copyrights; maximize concert, touring, and merchandising deals; and how the game is played in a streaming world. “If you want to be in music, you have to read this book,” says Adam Levine, lead singer and guitarist of Maroon 5. With its proven track record, this updated edition of All You Need to Know About the Music Business is more essential than ever for musicians, songwriters, lawyers, agents, promoters, publishers, executives, and managers—anyone trying to navigate the rapid transformation of the industry.

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All You Need to Know About the Music Business
Language: en
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: 480
Authors: Donald S. Passman
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-04 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

An essential guide to the music industry incorporates information on major changes in response to technological advances and economic uncertainty, covering such topics as music copyrights and new digital streaming services.
All You Need to Know about the Music Business
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Donald S. Passman
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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.
All You Need to Know About the Music Business
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Donald S. Passman
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-10 - Publisher: Simon and 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: 576
Authors: Donald S. Passman
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-05 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The definitive, essential guide to the music industry, now in its eighth edition—revised and updated with crucial information on the industry’s major changes in response to rapid technological advances and economic uncertainty. For the first time ever, the guide also includes advice on the Canadian music scene from entertainment lawyer

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