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Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition
Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition
Written by Daylle Deanna Schwartz
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307774903
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Start and Run Your Own Record Label, Third Edition

Written by Daylle Deanna Schwartz


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2010
Price: $17.99

For everyone interested in starting a record label–to market new talent or to release and promote their own music–there has never been a better time to do it!

Music can be released, distributed, and promoted for a fraction of traditional costs. Veteran author and music-business consultant Daylle Deanna Schwartz (who started... Read more >
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The First Four Notes
The First Four Notes
Written by Matthew Guerrieri
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307593283
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The First Four Notes
Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination
Written by Matthew Guerrieri


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $26.95

A TIME Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of 2012
A New Yorker Best Book of the Year
Los Angeles Magazine's #1 Music Book of the Year

A unique and revelatory book of music history that examines in great depth what is perhaps the best-known and most-popular symphony ever written and its four-note opening, which... Read more >
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A Time Before Crack
A Time Before Crack
Text by Charlie Ahearn and Terence Jennings, Afterword by James "Koe" Rodriguez, Photographed by Jamel Shabazz, Introduction by Claude Grunitzky
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576872130
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A Time Before Crack

Text by Charlie Ahearn and Terence Jennings
Afterword by James "Koe" Rodriguez
Photographed by Jamel Shabazz
Introduction by Claude Grunitzky


Format: Hardcover, 152 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2005
Price: $35.00

“Deeply unpretentious and undistracted by the trendy new aesthetics or technologies, Mr. Shabazz is the best kind of photojournalist: one driven simply by curiosity about other human beings.”
—Ken Johnson, The New York Times

Once upon a time before crack, inner city communities were blighted by poverty and unemployment—but not... Read more >
The Life and Death of Classical Music
The Life and Death of Classical Music
Written by Norman Lebrecht
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ISBN: 9780307487469
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The Life and Death of Classical Music
Featuring the 100 Best and 20 Worst Recordings Ever Made
Written by Norman Lebrecht


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $13.99

In this compulsively readable, fascinating, and provocative guide to classical music, Norman Lebrecht, one of the world’s most widely read cultural commentators tells the story of the rise of the classical recording industry from Caruso’s first notes to the heyday of Bernstein, Glenn Gould, Callas, and von Karajan.

Lebrecht compellingly demonstrates that classical recording... Read more >
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Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste
Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste
Written by Lester Bangs, Edited by John Morthland
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ISBN: 9780307487896
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Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste
A Lester Bangs Reader
Written by Lester Bangs
Edited by John Morthland


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

Before his untimely death in 1982, Lester Bangs was inarguably the most influential critic of rock and roll. Writing in hyper-intelligent Benzedrine prose that calls to mind Jack Kerouac and Hunter S. Thompson, he eschewed all conventional thinking as he discussed everything from Black Sabbath being the first truly Catholic band... Read more >
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Life on Planet Rock
Life on Planet Rock
Written by Lonn Friend
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ISBN: 9780307487490
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Life on Planet Rock
From Guns N' Roses to Nirvana, a Backstage Journey through Rock's Most Debauched Decade
Written by Lonn Friend


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: November 26, 2008
Price: $11.99

For the generation coming of age in the years from 1987 to 1994, RIP magazine was every bit as crucial as Rolling Stone. Life on Planet Rock describes how Friend, the editor of RIP, became the Zelig-like chronicler of the biggest musical moments of that time—from introducing Guns N’ Roses (in... Read more >
What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business, Revised and Updated Editio
What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business, Revised and Updated Editio
Written by Peter M. Thall
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ISBN: 9780307874955
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What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business, Revised and Updated Editio
The Myths, the Secrets, the Lies (And a Few Truths)
Written by Peter M. Thall


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 23, 2010
Price: $16.99

Bad news: The music business is packed with hidden agendas. Good news: There’s one indispensable guide that helps songwriters, musicians, executives, lawyers, and managers understand the music business and travel its shark-infested waters safely and confidently. What They’ll Never Tell You About the Music Business sold more than 20,000 copies in... Read more >
Def Jam, Inc.
Def Jam, Inc.
Written by Stacy Gueraseva, Introduction by Brett Ratner
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ISBN: 9780307520395
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Def Jam, Inc.
Russell Simmons, Rick Rubin, and the Extraordinary Story of the World's Most Inf
Written by Stacy Gueraseva
Introduction by Brett Ratner


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $12.99

In the early ‘80s, the music industry wrote off hip-hop as a passing fad. Few could or would have predicted that the improvised raps and raw beats busting out of New York City’s urban underclass would one day become a multimillion-dollar business and one of music’s most lucrative genres.

Among those few... Read more >
The House That George Built
The House That George Built
Written by Wilfrid Sheed
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ISBN: 9781588367228
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The House That George Built
With a Little Help from Irving, Cole, and a Crew of About Fifty
Written by Wilfrid Sheed


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $13.99

From Irving Berlin to Cy Coleman, from “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” to “Big Spender,” from Tin Pan Alley to the MGM soundstages, the Golden Age of the American song embodied all that was cool, sexy, and sophisticated in popular culture. For four glittering decades, geniuses like Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Cole Porter... Read more >
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Hold Me Closer, Tony Danza
Hold Me Closer, Tony Danza
Written by Charles Grosvenor
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781570615337
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Hold Me Closer, Tony Danza
And Other Misheard Lyrics
Written by Charles Grosvenor


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $12.95

In this gifty and hilarious book, the founder of AmIRight.com offers hundreds of the most offbeat musical mondegreens from his popular website. More than 130 bands will be featured, with 2/3 of entries from songs from the past 5 years. Each band entry will contain 4 to 8 wrong lyrics. In... Read more >
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