The Music Scene: The Music Industry

The Music Scene: The Music Industry

by Matthew Anniss


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781445139371
Publisher: Hachette Children's
Publication date: 12/06/2016
Series: Music Scene Series
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Matt Anniss is a highly experienced music journalist and writer. He regularly reviews band performances and contributes features for a number of music magazines.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Origins of the modern music industry 6

Basement beginnings 8

Spotted 10

Industry case study: The Killers 12

Chapter 2 The wheelers and dealers 14

Signing up 16

Industry case study: breaking up 18

The big players 20

Industry case study: Warner Brothers versus Prince 22

Small is beautiful 24

Chapter 3 The record makers 26

Industry case study: American Idiot 28

The recording studio 30

Industry case study: Sunset Sound Recorders 32

Spreading the word 34

Global groove 36

Television stars 38

Industry case study: MTV 40

The changing face of music 42

Glossary 44

Further Reading 45

Index 46

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