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Songwriting For Dummies
     

Songwriting For Dummies

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by Dave Austin, Jim Peterik, Cathy Lynn Austin
 

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Songwriting For Dummies, 2nd Edition, helps readers develop their songwriting skills and take them to the next level. This latest hands-on edition addresses the new face of the recording industry and its shift from traditional sales to downloads and mobile music, as well as the area of all-in-one social media network sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn,

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Songwriting For Dummies, 2nd Edition, helps readers develop their songwriting skills and take them to the next level. This latest hands-on edition addresses the new face of the recording industry and its shift from traditional sales to downloads and mobile music, as well as the area of all-in-one social media network sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and MySpace, as well as Bebo (SN connector), Xanga (blogging), and others. Songwriting For Dummies, 2nd Edition, provides:

  • Updated information on other specialty social media networks such as YouTube, Twitter, Viddler (video), and Digg (content sharing), plus stand alone blogs like WordPress and Blogger

  • Resources that directly relate to musicians such as Ourstage, GarageBand, iSound, and Reverbnation

  • The latest trends and techniques to create music as well as tips and tricks to combat songwriter's block

  • Updated details on software, websites, and new technologies to assist songwriters

  • New and updated music examples, since it's vital to stay current and relevant as there are so many new, fresh, and dynamic songs that have been written since the first edition was released

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"...this text covers all the bases..." (Guitar Magazine, August 2003)

"...if you are more talented then me visit www.wileyeurope.com..." (Ipswich Evening Star, 20 August 2003)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470615140
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/09/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
482,443
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet the Author

Jim Peterik, a Grammy-winning songwriter, has written 18 Billboard Top 10 hits, including the perennial favorite "Eye of the Tiger" featured in Rocky III.

Dave Austin is a National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences "Presidential Award" recipient.

Cathy Lynn is a screenwriter and nonfiction writer.

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Songwriting For Dummies 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
These books are always helpful... this especially. If you're stuck on words for a song that replays in your mind, maybe you need this book. :)
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Definately a must buy for aspiring artists like me and songwriterss.
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