Money Making Music
Money Making Music

When creating, producing, distributing, promoting and selling a CD, this is an approximate percentage of sales that each party involved receives: Artist (6.6%), Producer (2.2%), Songwriters (4.5%), Distributor (22%), Manufacturing (5%), Retailer...

Ripped: How the Wired Generation...
Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music Review

I just recently finished reading the book, Ripped: How the Wired Generation Revolutionized Music. I'm kind of mad at myself for waiting so long to read it. It's been in the "to read" pile for a long time and I just got around to reading it.

29 Ways to Make Money in the...
29 Ways to Make Money in the Music Industry

As an Assistant Professor of Recording Arts & Technology, one of the first thing I'm asked by parents of prospective students is whether or not it's possible to make a living in the music industry. Obviously, this is a difficult question. I...

How to Promote Your Band
How to Promote Your Band

Promoting yourself in the music industry is essential to success. The days of major labels ploughing hundreds of thousands into new bands have gone and more creative ways of promoting new music need to be used. Of course there are still some...

The Future of the Music Industry...
The Future of the Music Industry - Will Digital Media Take Over Physical Discs?

According to the mass media, the physical disc for music and movies is dead and gone, but the numbers suggest otherwise. The demand for physical goods remain strong and only time can tell which one of the two survives in this deadly battle of...

Wonderful Tonight by Pattie Boyd...
Wonderful Tonight by Pattie Boyd - The Enhanced iBook

The love triangle between The Beatle George Harrison, Eric Clapton & Pattie Boyd is the most famous in the history of music. Clapton's Layla tells all and opens up her memorabilia of never seen before letters & photos in this iBook....

Def Leppard Vocals: A Sonic...
Def Leppard Vocals: A Sonic Touchstone for Rock-N-Roll

You can count on big guitars and big drums as part of the Def Leppard sound. But without the big vocals, you would just have well-crafted rock instrumentals. Here's some insight into a crucial element to the Def Leppard sound.

The Beatles Books I Own - My Five Favourites

The Beatles Books I Own - My Five Favourites

I've been collecting books about The Beatles since my early teens, and I'm now nearing the age of 50, although I admit my trawl of Beatle-related volumes has diminished in the last ten years or so. However, I find it almost therapeutic to revisit some of those Beatles books I grew up poring over and I'd like to recommend five from my collection that I can safely class as being amongst the favourites of all the Beatles books I own.

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