All You Need to Know About the Music Business - 8th Edition
The definitive and essential guide to the music industry, now in its eighth edition - revised and updated with crucial information on the industry's major changes in response to rapid technological advances and economic uncertainty. The past two decades have seen file-sharing technology and digital streaming services transform the music business from top to bottom, and the changes keep coming at breakneck speed. How are the record labels adapting to the demand for instantly accessible, low-cost music while coping with piracy? And what does it all mean for aspiring and established artists today? Donald Passman, one of the most trusted music lawyers in the country, offers his sage advice for creating, selling, sharing, and protecting your music in the Information Age in what the Los Angeles Times has called the industry bible. Passman's comprehenisve guide has sold hundred of thousands of copies over the past twenty years thanks to his unparalleled experience and up-to-the-minute knowledge of industry trends.