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If you have the talent to make it big as a music star, get the know-how you need to make those dreams a reality

To rocket to the top of the music charts and fill seats at concerts today, you not only have to be committed to your art, but also understand all aspects of the business. Rockin’ in the New World provides you with an insider’s look at how the industry operates and explains how to maximize your band’s potential in order to enjoy creative and financial success. It covers rehearsals, writing songs, recording and performing live. You’ll also learn from the experts about getting the most out of the internet, physical and digital distribution, publishing, and much more.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Realize Your Dreams
Chapter One: The Band Dynamic
Chapter Two: Make It Real
Chapter Three: Rock On
Chapter Four: The Model Has Changed
Chapter Five: A New Approach to a Record Deal
Chapter Six: Record Deals and How They Work
Chapter Seven: Everything You Wanted to Know About Distribution
Chapter Eight: How You Make Money
Chapter Nine: Your Executive Team
Chapter Ten: Touring and Operations
Chapter Eleven: Promotion and Publicity

BONUS MATERIAL IN BOOK

50+ PAGES OF VALUABLE RESOURCES INCLUDING:

INDUSTRY CONTACTS AND DESCRIPTIONS OF SERVICES THEY OFFER
A DICTIONARY/GLOSSARY OF COMMON TERMS
BASIC STAGE + LIGHTING PLOTS YOU CAN DRAW TODAY
DRAFT (FOR REFERENCE ONLY) CONTRACTS
TOUR SHEETS
BREAKDOWN SHEETS
AND OTHER USEFUL TOOLS