Top 5 books to learn about the Live Music Business

Top 5 books to learn about the Live Music Business

Want to know more about the live music industry? Here are five books that will tell you all you need to know. by JORDAN GATES from Indie Gigging As the saying goes, knowledge is power! And that could not be more true in the music business. Understanding how the...
Who Really Wrote Your Favorite Song? It’s Complicated

Who Really Wrote Your Favorite Song? It’s Complicated

From Bob Dylan to Shakira, music catalogs are selling for big bucks, but songwriters increasingly struggle to get paid. Here’s why. By Neil Shah How does the music business decide who helped write a song? With everyone from Bob Dylan to Shakira selling their songbooks...
Revised Book Explains the Business of the Music Business

Revised Book Explains the Business of the Music Business

All You Need to Know About the Music Business—Tenth Edition By Donald S. Passman 528 pp. $35 Simon & Schuster So kid, ya think ya got some talent and ya wanna break into the music biz? Yer momma and all your Facebook Friends tell you your signing is tops and...