The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business (2nd edition)

  • by Loren Weisman
  • Narrated by Loren Weisman
  • 18 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business, 2nd Edition is a detailed analysis of the subjects that all musicians should understand and apply to pursue successful and sustainable careers in music today. Full of practical advice, this music-industry audiobook provides comprehensive details on how to achieve self-empowerment and optimize your success in today's music business. From production and performance tips to marketing and career-building advice, this music-business book instructs and empowers artists on how to take the hard-earned lessons of a fellow musician and put them to work in their own careers.
Take your music from passion to profession. From promotion and performance tips to marketing and career-building advice, Loren Weisman serves up lessons culled from his 20 years as a working musician and a music-business consultant. Get straight talk from the road and the studio in areas such as:

Creating the best plan for your career
Booking gigs
Recording from pre- through post-production
Branding a band
Fundraising and working with investors
Marketing and promotions


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

so much waffle and common sense

really struggling to find anything in the first 86 chapters that isn't common sense or just really vague and related purely to attitude and behavioural problems. might be worthwhile for very young people and those who are just about to start out but as someone with only a few years in the industry I honestly can't bring myself to finish this in the vague hope that there might be a handful of things that might be beneficial to my progression.
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- Amazon Customer

Interesting and Insightful

Would you consider the audio edition of The Artist's Guide to Success in the Music Business (2nd edition) to be better than the print version?

Yes, have the audio version narrated by Loren Weisman means that emphasis is given correctly to certain parts and some of the (cheesy) jokes are a little more humorous.

Who was your favorite character and why?

There were no characters per say, however I found the true life accounts of people Loren had come into contact with very interesting.

What about Loren Weisman’s performance did you like?

The way he really put across the amount of hard work and determination is needed during each part of the musicians journey.

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

What does success mean to you?

Any additional comments?

Though some parts of this book could come across simplistic and basic, it provides much deeper analysis into party of the music industry that most newcomers wouldn't even consider. If you take the experience that is on show here, and use it to better yourself, this could end up being one of the most influential books you'll ever read.

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- Glenn1019

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-05-2015
  • Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group