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If you are able to visit another Manchester College library, you can borrow any items providing you have your student ID card.
subject librarian if you would like to recommend a book for the library.
All You Need to Know About the Music Business by
This revised edition sets out recent developments in record deals, copyright, new technologies and film music. It also offers unique advice on how to navigate your way through the ins and outs of songwriting, music publishing, merchandising and performing.
Roadie,Inc. Second Edition by
Learn how to be a roadie, working with bands on tour, with this simple step-by-step guide! The book details the exact steps you need to take in order to find work as a sound engineer, back line tech, concert lighting engineer, tour manager, touring stylist or driver.
Artist Management for the Music Business by
Including key industry insights, exclusive planning guidance, management tools, and strategies for a successful career, Artist Management for the Music Business has the tools to support any new or experienced artist manager.
Music Genres and Corporate Cultures by
This text explores the seemingly haphazard workings of the music industry, tracing the uneasy relationship between economics and culture; entertainment corporations' and the artists they sign.
Popular Music Culture by
This popular A-Z student handbook provides a comprehensive survey of key ideas and concepts in popular music culture.With new and expanded entries on genres and sub-genres the text comprehensively examines the social and cultural aspects of popular music, taking into account the digital music revolution and changes in the way that music is manufactured, marketed and delivered.
Pro Tools 9 by
Prepare yourself to be a great producer when using Pro Tools in your studio. Pro Tools 9 for Music Production is the definitive guide to the software for new and professional users, providing you with all the vital skills you need to know.
Working in the Music Industry by
Exploring all career areas - record companies, music publishing, sound engineering and more - this book contains case studies and top tips on finding and getting jobs in the music industry.
Below are the class numbers used to locate music books in our libraries. The main collections for music are kept at Openshaw HE and Shena Simon. If you are looking for a specific title you can always ask a librarian or check the
The Music Business