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Music Business Handbook and Career Guide (Paperback) (David Baskerville)

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This powerhouse best-selling text maintains is the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide to the music industry. The breadth of coverage thatMusic Business Handbook and Career Guide 11e by David Baskerville and Tim Baskerville offers is unlike that of any other resource available. Music business newcomers and professionals alike will find Baskerville’s handbook an indispensable resource, whatever their specialty is within the field music. It is ideal as the core textbook in courses such as Introduction to the Music Business, Music and Media, Music Business Foundations, and survey courses. This book can also be applied to more specialized courses on the record industry, music merchandising, music careers, artist management, music and the law, arts administration, and music in popular culture. Key Features: 

  • Expanded and enhanced coverage of state-of-the-art technology and its implications for the music industry, including digital downloads, changing production technologies, marketing via social networking, and new distribution channels including video games
  • Discusses new and emerging business models and their implications including the topics of Internet outlets, the independent musician, the evolving role of producers, and satellite and Internet radio
  • Information on careers, especially in the context of a changing business environment
  • Discussion of the concert business, once a minor source of revenue but now as robust as the revenue stream of recorded music
  • Coverage of alternatives to radio airplay and to luring teens to local record stores, in light of the weakened format of radio and the disappearance of neighborhood music shops
  • Examination of sophisticated marketing research tools for the industry, due to consumer clicks that illuminate customer buying behavior and changes in tastes and desires
  • Reflection on the global shift of the music business world as it becomes less centered on American companies and culture
Number of Pages: 584
Genre: Music, Business + Money Management
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Sage Pubns
Author: David Baskerville
Language: English
Street Date: February 4, 2016
TCIN: 51654691
UPC: 9781506309538
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-5795
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