How to Make It in the New Music Business

  • by Ari Herstand
  • Narrated by Ari Herstand, Derek Sivers
  • 14 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In the last decade, no industry has been through as much upheaval and turmoil as the music industry. If you're looking for quick fame and instant success, you're in the wrong field. It's now a democratic DIY business, and any guide to success in these new waters must be told by someone who's already survived them. Giving today's aspiring musicians the practical tools they need to build and maintain a lifelong career, How to Make It in the New Music Business becomes not only a brilliantly compiled tutorial on how to accomplish specific tasks - routing a tour, negotiating contracts, getting paid for Spotify and Pandora plays, or even licensing music to commercials, film, and television - but also a manifesto that encourages musicians to pave their own paths. Iin clear, easy-to-follow chapters, Ari Herstand's necessary and definitive handbook promises to redefine what it means to make it in the brave new world of professional music.


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Customer Reviews

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This is rubbish

This is a complete waste of time. l purchased this book thinking all my answers have been found in one book. but I have got 2 3rds through and can't stand listening to this big headed, full of himself, who likes the sound of his own voice more than others do. or at least more than l do, and can't bare to listen no more...
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- tally


Delighted u got to finish it before the read version was released.
This is going to be a massive success.
Keep it up Ari.
Glad to have just met u;)
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- ned

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-12-2016
  • Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books