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Author Turgeon, Richard.
Title Indie rock 101 : running, recording, promoting your band / by Richard Turgeon.
Imprint Burlington, MA : Oxford : Focal, 2009.

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Author Turgeon, Richard.
Series Mastering music
Mastering music.
Subject Rock groups -- Vocational guidance.
Sound recordings -- Production and direction.
Sound -- Recording and reproducing -- Digital techniques.
Music trade -- Vocational guidance.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 71 pages) : illustrations.
Summary Indie Rock 101 is a clear, concise, all-in-one primer for beginning to mid-level musicians looking for the essential fundamentals behind running, recording and promoting their band. It's all the basics that can take years to collate from more specialized or technical books, magazines and websites-and it's written by a real independent musician. * Part I, Running Your Band covers the topics most relevant to forming and running the band: the people, practice and songwriting * Part II, Recording covers pre-production considerations, gear and how-to basics, and timeless fundamentals and techniques around recording, mixing and mastering * Part III, Promoting covers what you need to know to establish and grow your fan base, including graphic design, your press kit and website, sharing and selling your music, playing out and making a video Whether you're just starting out or looking for a 360-degree primer to help take your music to the next level, Indie Rock 101 is the one book that covers it all. Featuring photos and Q & As from: Birdmonster * CDBaby founder Derek Sivers * Juliana Hatfield * John Vanderslice * Karate * Mark Kozelek of Sun Kil Moon * Spanish for 100 * World Air Guitar Champion "Hot Lixx" Hulahan and more *Written by music industry insider, learn from someone who has been there and succeeded *Gives insight and need to know information on running, recording and promoting your band that is usually gained through painful experience- overcome the barriers facing your band *Get on the runway to becoming pro, explains how to navigate the music world without a label and get your music out to the world.
Contents Introduction -- What's an indie rock band? -- Who this book is for and what it will give you -- 1)Part I -- Running Your Band -- People -- Practice -- Songwriting -- 2)Part II -- Recording -- Pre-production considerations -- Gear -- Recording -- Mixing -- Mastering -- 3)Part III -- Promoting Your Band -- Graphic design fundamentals and best practices -- Your press kit and website components -- Sharing, socializing and selling your music -- Playing out -- Making a video -- Sticking with it -- 4)Appendix -- Audio production magazines -- Glossary of audio terminology -- III -- Recording process and gear list for Rich's records.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780240811963
9780080957081 (electronic bk.)
0080957080 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 500570944
Additional Format Print version: Turgeon, Richard. Indie rock 101. Burlington, MA : Oxford : Focal, 2009 9780240811963 0240811968 (DLC) 2009280289 (OCoLC)318674506

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