What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business 3rd edition by Peter M. Thall
English | Publisher: Watson-Guptill, 2016 | 416 Pages | epub+pdf (conv.) | 5 MB
The Complete Guide for Musicians, Songwriters, Producers, Managers, Industry Executives, Attorneys, Investors, and Accountants. Completely revised and expanded, What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business reflects the realities of today's music industry and remains a must-have for music-lovers, songwriters, and record executives alike.
In this comprehensive yet extremely readable book, author Peter M. Thall, a specialist in entertainment and copyright law, takes an in-depth look at all facets of the music industry.
From how artists can best maximize their chances for long-term financial health to what snares and pitfalls to avoid when signing an employment contract, Thall discloses the hidden dynamics and unfortunate consequences of what really happens when a deal is prepared, contracts are signed, and promises are made.
- How many musicians have seized do-it-yourself internet opportunities to create successful business models,
- How the royalty pie is sliced—and who gets the pieces,
- How the fundamentals of music publishing, producing, managing, touring, and the record industry apply more than ever,
- Why this book is the indispensable guide to the worldwide music industry,
- How corporate general counsels can educate their employees (and themselves) to understand the strictures of copyright law and to avoid trouble,
- And much more.
About the Author:
PETER M. THALL has practiced law for more than 40 years and has represented many of the world’s greatest artists, from The Cars and Barry Manilow to ABBA and Pat Benatar, and such companies as Gucci, EXPRESS, and Victoria’s Secret for their music needs. He is a regular contributor to music journals, International law publications, and a frequent guest on national and international radio and television programsas an expert on the music business.
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