Download E-books Me, Inc.: Build an Army of One, Unleash Your Inner Rock God, Win in Life and Business PDF

By Gene Simmons

Me, Inc. encompasses a black simulated-leather conceal with gold foil stamping and a black ribbon bookmark.

The proven fact that KISS is without doubt one of the such a lot winning rock bands on the earth is not any coincidence. From the start Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley had a uncomplicated imaginative and prescient of what they desired to do and the way they desired to function KISS as a business well prior to they ever first took the degree. considering the fact that finding out with Paul to regulate the band themselves, Simmons has proved himself to be an impressive businessman, having offered over a hundred million CDs and DVDs around the globe, overseen over 3,000 approved item goods, and starred within the longest operating star truth express to this point. extra outstanding is that he handles all of his enterprise ventures on his own—no own assistant, few handlers, and as little purple tape as possible.

In Me, Inc., Simmons stocks a life of field-tested and hard-won enterprise recommendation that may offer readers with the instruments had to construct a superior company procedure, harness the numerous instruments on hand within the electronic age, community like hell, and be the architect for the enterprise entity that's you. encouraged by The artwork of War, the publication dispenses Simmons’ in-depth insights through 13 particular ideas for fulfillment in keeping with his personal event, triumphs, and educational mess ups in business—from discovering the arrogance inside of your self that’s essential to start, to surrounding your self with the precise humans to accomplice with and research from, to realizing while to drag the plug and while to double-down. those 13 rules are a skeleton key right into a global of luck, freedom, peace of brain and, most significantly, monetary success. 

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Download E-books Classical Music For Dummies PDF

By David Pogue, Scott Speck

The extra you recognize approximately classical tune, the extra you're keen on it. Now, because of Classical song For Dummies, you could in achieving a complete new point of perception into either the composers and the compositions that experience made classical song one of many nice accomplishments of humankind.

Classical tune For Dummies does not imagine that you've got a level in musicology -- or perhaps that you just took a direction in tune appreciation. fairly, the multimedially talented David Pogue and popular conductor Scott Speck clarify classical track in phrases you could comprehend, and so they describe musical parts that you can listen them for yourself.

A reference you could dip into at any element, Classical tune For Dummies covers such subject matters as

  • The a number of kinds that classical tune takes -- from symphonies to thread quartets
  • What is going on behind the curtain and on level to fill a live performance corridor with nice classical music
  • How to acknowledge, via sight and via sound, the various tools that make up an orchestra
  • The nuts and bolts of classical tune -- from rhythm to harmonic progression

Plus, Classical song For Dummies comes whole with a CD containing over 60 mins of masterpieces compiled particularly for the ebook. The CD additionally features a demo model of the Angel/EMI Classics For DummiesTM multimedia interface to attempt out in your Windows-based notebook or Macintosh laptop.

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Download E-books The Music Business and Recording Industry PDF

By Geoffrey P Hull

The track company and Recording Industry is a accomplished song company textbook all in favour of the 3 source of revenue streams within the track undefined: track publishing, dwell leisure, and recordings. The booklet presents a valid origin for knowing key concerns, whereas offering the newest learn within the box. It covers the adjustments within the caused through the electronic age, akin to altering tools of allotting and gaining access to track and new ways in advertising with the net and cellular purposes. New advancements in copyright legislations also are tested, in addition to the worldwide and nearby alterations within the song enterprise.  

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Download E-books The Concerto: A Listener's Guide (Listener's Guide Series) PDF

By Michael Steinberg

Michael Steinberg's 1996 quantity The Symphony: A Reader's Guide got gleaming stories throughout the USA. It used to be hailed as "wonderfully clear...recommended warmly to tune fans on all degrees" (Washington Post), "informed and considerate" (Chicago Tribune), and "composed through a grasp stylist" (San Francisco Chronicle). Seiji Ozawa wrote that "his appealing and easy prose speaks from the heart." Michael Tilson Thomas known as The Symphony "an crucial booklet for any concertgoer."
Now comes the better half volume--The Concerto: A Listener's Guide. during this awesome booklet, Steinberg discusses over one hundred twenty works, starting from Johann Sebastian Bach within the 1720s to John Adams in 1994. Readers will locate right here the guts of the traditional repertory, between them Bach's Brandenburg Concertos, eighteen of Mozart's piano concertos, all of the concertos of Beethoven and Brahms, and significant works by means of Mendelssohn, Schumann, Liszt, Bruch, Dvora'k, Tchaikovsky, Grieg, Elgar, Sibelius, Strauss, and Rachmaninoff. The ebook additionally presents luminous introductions to the fulfillment of twentieth-century masters similar to Arnold Schoenberg, Be'la Barto'k, Igor Stravinsky, Alban Berg, Paul Hindemith, Sergei Prokofiev, Aaron Copland, and Elliott Carter. Steinberg examines the paintings of those musical giants with unflagging enthusiasm and brilliant variety. he's a grasp of taking pictures the expressive, dramatic, and emotional values of the track and of conveying the ancient and private context during which those wondrous works have been composed. His writing blends impeccable scholarship, deeply felt love of tune, and enjoyable whimsy.
the following then is a wonderful trip via one in all music's richest and so much varied kinds, with Michael Steinberg alongside as host, consultant, and the simplest of companions.

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Download E-books Hit Men: Power Brokers and Fast Money Inside the Music Business PDF

By Fredric Dannen

Copiously researched and documented, Hit Men is the hugely arguable portrait of the pop song in all its wild, ruthless glory: the insatiable greed and ambition; the large egos; the fierce struggles for gains and gear; the vendettas, rivalries, shakedowns, and payoffs. Chronicling the evolution of America's biggest song labels from the Tin Pan Alley days to the current day, Fredric Dannen examines extensive the usually venal, occasionally unlawful dealings one of the different hustlers and kingpins who rule over this multi-billion-dollar company.

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Download E-books Wire #336 (February 2012) PDF

Lil B – Lisa Blanning travels to San Francisco for an viewers with the dependent God, who’s subverting hiphop with advanced notions of sexuality and race.

Plus: Keith Fullerton Whitman, Julian Cowley on Harvey Matusow's 1972 ICES pageant, Charles Hayward's Invisible Jukebox, Terre Thaemlitz's Collateral harm, Ian Helliwell, Los Llamarada, Ital, Linder, Jeremy Deller and extra.

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Download E-books Starting Your Career as a Musician PDF

By Neil Tortorella

Whether you dream approximately changing into a rock celebrity or a sought-after expertise taking part in neighborhood gigs, Starting Your profession as a Musician will advisor you alongside the trail to luck. writer Neil Tortorella explores the myriad possibilities in tune at the present time and info confirmed thoughts for looking them out. He unearths the typical pitfalls and traps which are frequently encountered and gives aspiring musicians with time-tested recommendation on tips to stay away from them. 

Jam-packed with the sensible information you would like for achievement within the song business, beginning Your occupation as a Musician is dropped at lifestyles and made easy-to grab throughout the knowledge and reviews shared via a number of operating musicians. whereas it won’t provide help to be a greater musician, this imperative consultant will train you the way to make a dwelling along with your tune, advertise your self or your band, get booked, and maximize extra profit streams.

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Download E-books Sting and The Police: Walking in Their Footsteps (Tempo: A Rowman & Littlefield Music Series on Rock, Pop, and Culture) PDF

During the Eighties, while pop icons like Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, and U2 reigned excellent, many appeared The Police because the largest band on the planet. but after in simple terms 5 albums—and on the top in their popularity—The Police disbanded and Sting begun a solo occupation that made him a world pop megastar. this day, artists from Puff Daddy to Gwen Stefani credits The Police and Sting as significant impacts all alone paintings, reflecting that The Police weren't just a renowned, polished rock act, yet a powerfully influential one as well.

In Sting and The Police: strolling of their Footsteps, Aaron J. West explores the cultural and musical effect of Stewart Copeland, Andy Summers, and Sting. West info the distinct hybrid personality of The Police’s musical output, which might additionally symbolize Sting’s post-Police occupation. Sting’s long-lived solo occupation embodies the facility of the crafty appropriation of musical kinds, whereas capitalizing at the smooth realities of dad tune intake. The Police—and Sting in particular—were pioneers in track video, smooth label advertising and marketing, international activism, and the internationalization of dad tune.

Sting and The Police: strolling of their Footsteps will curiosity greater than simply lovers. by way of putting the band inside its a variety of musical, cultural, advertisement, and historical contexts, Sting and The Police: jogging of their Footsteps will entice someone attracted to international well known track culture.

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Download E-books Wolf in White Van: A Novel PDF

By John Darnielle

A New York Times Bestseller
Nominated for the nationwide publication Award, Finalist for the l. a. occasions booklet Prize for First Fiction, and Winner of the Alex Award, "One of the main Compelling Books of the 12 months" (Blake Butler, Vice)

Isolated by way of a disfiguring harm because the age of seventeen, Sean Phillips crafts imaginary worlds for strangers to discover. because the author of "Trace Italian"-a text-based role-playing video game that is performed in the course of the mail-Sean courses subscribers via his intricately imagined terrain, flip by way of flip, as they seek out sanctuary in a ravaged, savage destiny the USA. but if Lance and Carrie, teenaged seekers of the hint, take their play outdoors the sport, catastrophe moves, and Sean is named directly to account for it. within the method, he's pulled again via time, towards the start and the climax: the instant of his personal self-inflicted departure from the area within which most folks live.

Beautifully written and unexpectedly relocating, Wolf in White Van is "an indelible novel, a hymn in case you inhabit lonely universes, and a harbor for someone who has sought shelter in a fact except their very own" (Patrick deWitt).

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