THE MOST TRUSTED GUIDE TO SONGWRITING SUCCESS For nearly 40 years, Songwriter's Market has provided songwriters and performing artists with the most up-to-date information needed to place songs with music publishers, find record companies and producers, obtain representation with managers, and much more. Featuring a holistic focus on all aspects of songwriting--from idea generation to marketing--this completely updated edition has more resources than ever before, giving you the tools and first-hand knowledge you need to launch your songwriting career. You'll also gain access to: Articles on improving and honing your songwriting craft: from finding your voice to using rhyme and alliteration to create a better song Technical pieces on project management, the best tools for songwriting on the go, and using social media to your advantage New interviews with industry executives and insiders Hundreds of songwriting-placement opportunities Listings for songwriting organizations, conferences, workshops, retreats, colonies, contests, venues, and grant sources (helpful for indie artists looking to record and tour on their own) + Includes an exclusive FREE download of the webinar "Pat Pattison Masterclass: Rhythm and Point of View" by best-selling songwriter and author Pat Pattison "This book is for the self-starters, the hard workers, and the driven songwriters. Writing songs is only the first part of the journey. Once you've crafted the perfect song, you need to get it into the right hands. Songwriter's Market provides you with the tools you need to do just that." --Ben Camp, assistant professor of songwriting at Berklee, songwriter for Sony/ATV, and songwriter for artists on Columbia, Sony, and Universal "For many years, my role in the music industry has been as a director, and now an owner, of a global songwriter membership organization. Through my experience, I know that songwriters consistently refer to the Songwriter's Market as a go-to resource for credible services, information, and connections." --Sheree Spoltore, founder and president of Global Songwriters Connection and former assistant executive director of Nashville Songwriters Association International
Songwriter's Market is the go-to source for songwriters and performing artists who seek career advice and up-to-date information for placing their songs with music publishers, discovering record companies or producers, securing representation with a manager, and much more. With insights from a variety of industry experts and both career and up-and-coming songwriters, this edition features the firsthand and insider knowledge songwriters need to launch their career. You gain access to: Interviews with veterans like Phil Cody, Chip Taylor, and Marc Jordan and rising stars like Simon Wilcox, Francesco Yates, and the Grammy-nominated Erik Blu2th Griggs. Articles on breaking into Nashville, using Twitter to market yourself as a songwriter, and crowdfunding. Hundreds of songwriting-placement opportunities. Listings for songwriting organizations, conferences, workshops, retreats, colonies, contests, venues, and grant sources. + Includes exclusive access to the video "Pat Pattison Masterclass: Rhythm and Form" "Songwriter's Market is the indispensable tool you need to build your songwriting career. From the secrets of hit songwriting craft to an unequaled collection of pitching resources for your final recordings, this book delivers it all." --Robin Frederick, writer and producer of more than 500 songs for television, records, and audio products, and author of top-selling songwriting books
Songwriter's Market is packed with insider information about the music industry that can spell the difference between success and failure. You'll find support and encouragement through listings for support organizations, online resources, as well as articles and interviews with industry insiders. With completely updated listings for music publishers, record companies, managers, booking agents, and record producers, as well as information about how the music industry works and how to protect yourself from the scam artists of the industry, this helpful guide is every musician's best friend.
Author: James Peterik,Jim Peterik,Dave Austin,Cathy Lynn
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
This edition shows readers how to develop songwriting skills and take their skills to the next level. It addresses the new face of the recording industry and its shift from traditional sales to downloads and mobile music, as well as covering the numerous social media networking sites.
With over three decades of experience, Tiff Lacey has compiled a guide to the music industry. The book explains how to avoid common pitfalls and useful information including how to protect your compositions. A concise must-have handbook.
A helpful manual for songwriters looking to market their work offers hundreds of up-to-date entries--including a host of new ones--along with submission information, market requirements, interviews with successful songwriters, phone and fax number contacts, email addresses, and guidance on how much to charge. Original. 25,000 first printing.
Listings for places that buy popular music, jingles, film scores, musical plays, and more indicate the names and addresses of people to contact, specific requirements, and payment rates, and are supplemented by articles on the songwriting market
Songwriters will find inside tips on how--and where--to place their songs in more than 2,000 up-to-date listings of song markets. Helpful articles on how to market songs and listings of contests, competition, and workshops are also included.
In today’s fast-moving music industry, what does it take to build a life-long career? Now more than ever, all those working in music need to be aware of many aspects of the business, and take control of their own careers. Understanding the Music Business offers students a concise yet comprehensive overview of the rapidly evolving music industry, rooted in real-world experiences. Anchored by a wealth of career profiles and case studies, this second edition has been updated throughout to include the most important contemporary developments, including the advent of streaming and the shift to a DIY paradigm. A new "Both Sides Now" feature helps readers understand differing opinions on key issues. Highly readable, Understanding the Music Business is the perfect introduction for anyone seeking to understand how musical talents connect to making a living.
Selten zuvor hat ein Bühnenkünstler seine eigene Geschichte mit solch einer Kraft und solch einem lodernden Feuer niedergeschrieben. Wie viele seiner Songs (“Thunder Road”, “Badlands”, “Darkness on the Edge of Town", “The River”, “Born in the U.S.A.", “The Rising" oder “The Ghost of Tom Joad”, um ein paar wenige zu erwähnen) ist Bruce Springsteens Autobiografie geprägt von der Lyrik eines einzigartigen Songwriters und der Weisheit eines Mannes, der ausgiebig über sein Leben nachgedacht hat.
Joe Spud hat allen Grund, glücklich zu sein. Billionen Gründe sogar. Joe ist nämlich reich. Richtig reich. Er hat eine Achterbahn im Garten, jedes Computerspiel, das es auf der Welt gibt, und einen Orang-Utan als Butler. Joe Spud ist der reichste Zwölfjährige der Welt – er bekommt alles, was er sich wünscht. Bis auf eins: einen echten Freund. Also wagt er den Sprung ins Ungewisse und bittet seinen Vater, ihn auf eine ganz normale Schule zu schicken. Inkognito. Doch normal zu sein, ist gar nicht so einfach, wenn man daran gewöhnt ist, dass man sich mit Geld alles kaufen kann ...
Die provozierende Vision eines totalitären Staats, in dem Frauen keine Rechte haben: Die Dienerin Desfred besitzt etwas, was ihr alle Machthaber, Wächter und Spione nicht nehmen können, nämlich ihre Hoffnung auf ein Entkommen, auf Liebe, auf Leben ... Margaret Atwoods »Report der Magd« wurde zum Kultbuch einer ganzen Generation und von Volker Schlöndorff unter dem Titel »Die Geschichte der Dienerin« verfilmt.