"For someone on the way up, this book is a must; for everyone else, it's a bible."-Danny Strick, co-President, SonyATV Music Publishing, Inc. his completely revised and expanded edition of What They'll Never Tell You About the Music Business is a must-have reference not only for aspiring songwriters, record producers, and performing artists but also for record company executives, personal and business managers, agents, and attorneys. You'll learn- *How the Internet has affected every aspect of the music business, from copyright and royalty issues to censorship *How many musicians have seized do-it-yourself Internet opportunities to create successful business models *How satellite radio, digital jukeboxes, and video games are affecting the music market *How artists can maximize their chances for long-term financial health *How the royalty pie is sliced-and who gets the pieces *What snares and pitfalls to avoid when signing an employment contract And much more. ldquo;The music business is complicated, and this book is very helpful in deciphering its pitfalls, opportunities, and challenges."-Clive Davis, Chi
Peter M. Thall has more than 40 years experience of practicing law and has represented many of the world's greatest artists, such as Simon & Garfunkel, Barry Manilow and ABBA.