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. The good news is that streaming is growing at a wonderful pace. When I was hired, my boss commanded me to read this book. Real-life numbers: -- Overview -- Royalties -- Advances -- 360 Rights -- Look how much you already know -- 10. Now in its sixth edition, it has been completely revised and updated with crucial, up-to-the-minute information on the industry's major changes in response to today's rapid technological advances and uncertain economy. You have to know your fanbase. The past two decades have seen file-sharing technology and digital streaming services transform the music business from top to bottom, and the changes keep coming at breakneck speed.
Keep this book for reference, get a good team, and go from there. However, don't enter the music industry with the idea that a lifetime of music nerd-dom has made you a music biz expert. All or nothing thinking tends to plague lots of people, not just the young. The one thing you can do, however, is to dismiss the idea that your music is nothing but a promotional item created to sell t-shirts, coffee mugs, and concert tickets. Advanced copyright concepts: -- Who owns the copyright? Personal managers: -- Role -- Commission overview -- Negotiating the manager's deal -- Picking the right manager -- 4. Patience and hard work are a must, but you can get there. I still consider this pretty much required reading if you're going into the music industry so that you're maximally conversant in the language of royalties, mechanicals, etc.
Soundtrack album deals: -- Score albums -- Song albums -- Cost covering -- Other issues. Since the music industry is in flux, there are a lot of people out there promoting the extremes, have nothing to offer talent, period. These tools may have a place, but they are secondary to the basics. Secondary Publishing Income -- 18. Passman is a graduate of the University of Texas and Harvard Law School. Furthermore, his analysis of the contract provisions that are common in Entertainment Law was incredibly easy to understand and helpful in my pracitice.
At the second-hand price that I got the book for it's definitely a useful bargain. You never to old to learn. For 20 years his book has offered detailed advice to artists and executives, novices and experts alike on how to thrive in these volatile times. I'm thinking that what I read back then doesn't apply to today's scene but I'm also sure there have been updated versions of this book with additions and revisions. Business managers: -- Role -- How to pick a business manager -- Business manager checklist -- Fees -- Your half of the job -- 5. Now, here's a controversial one.
If you don't work to leverage those reviews into something else, they'll just be a minor blip on the screen. He 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; understand the digital streaming services; and how to take a comprehensive look at the rapidly transforming landscape of the music business as a whole. Music supervisors: -- Role -- Fees and royalties -- Television supervisors -- 33. Now I know that if I apply myself even now, I could publish the songs I write in my head. Passman ; illustrations by Randy Glass. The E-mail message field is required.
Abstract: Through seven editions and twenty years, All You Need to Know About the Music Industry has been the essential go-to reference for music business pros--musicians, songwriters, entertainment lawyers, agents, concert promoters, music publishers, record company execs, and music managers--as they try to navigate the rapid transformation of their industry. Cliquez sur Exécuter ou sur Enregistrer, puis suivez les directives pour effectuer la mise à jour. In this first episode, we summarize the introduction of the book, highlighting stories he tells about how he personally got into the music business, and what first lessons he learns that he stills carries in the industry in 2019. The E-mail message field is required. Even More Advanced Copyright Concepts -- 22. No musician, songwriter, entertainment lawyer, agent, promoter, publisher, manager, or record company executive—anyone who makes their living from music—can afford to be without All You Need to Know About the Music Business. There's definitely good advice in it, copyright issues and what nots, but it's mostly founded on how the traditional music biz has worked.
It's not a coffee table read, being a bit dense in places, but invaluable if you want to learn the in's and out's of our complex musical business world. If I had known about this book when it first came out in the 1990's, my life would be dramatically different today. He represents many famous music clients. It was a little dry, even though Passman tries to work around the dry moments with his humour It takes gut and wisdom to become a part of the music and entertainment industry. Broad-strokes overview of the record business: -- Industry structure -- A word about retailers -- Do you need a record label? The fact remains that your fans want you to keep making music and they are willing to pay you for your services so you can keep it up. Even more advanced copyright concepts: -- I got you twenty, babe -- How to terminate a copyright transfer in your spare time, for fun and profit -- Extension rights -- Digital samples -- Sound recording copyrights -- The copyright notice -- Registration and deposit -- What you get when someone rips off your copyright. I can't imagine there could be a better book on the subject but if there is then this one is definitely very close to perfection.
Attorneys: -- Picking a lawyer -- Fees -- Conflicts of interest -- Attorney checklist -- 6. I've read this title once and find it to be a great source for reference. The E-mail message field is required. Although, due to the ever-changing nature of the music industry, only go for the newest edition available, which Passman puts out every few years. It is also a great tool to help you to see if you do not have an idea what type of role may interest you from artist, musician, engineer, publisher, promoter and songwriter to owner.