Are you a guitarist trying to start a band? A singer or songwriter desperate to sign a record deal? Or do you work in music and need to get the best contacts in the business? Whether you're trying to break into the industry or are already part of it, "The Musician's Bible" is the ultimate source of information for everyone involved in making music. Former "Time Out" music editor John Collis has interviewed industry insiders and musicians to bring you the best advice on navigating the pitfalls of the business today. His guide also includes listings of all the contacts you'll need, from record companies to pluggers and publicists, top agents to studios, as well as the distilled wisdom of, among others, John Peel, the legendary manager Ed Bicknell, up-and-coming band "Brothernature", DJ Charlie Gillett and the Musician's Union. Whatever your ambitions and dreams, this book can help make them reality.
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'The music business is a tricky, cliquey beast. But...John Collis manages to explain how it all works and how it all fits together - or not as the case may be.' -- Paul Conroy, President, Virgin Records UK
If I’d had this book when I was a musician, I wouldn’t be a manager now: I’d be a successful musician. -- Pete Byrne, manager of Echo & the Bunnymen
Read this before you give up your day job. -- Rob Holden, manager of Orbital and David Gray
Rock solid advice and a full resource pack; o happy day
Mark Featherstone-Witty Principal/Chief Executive Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts -- Mark Featherstone-Witty
Something to replace Gideon's Bible in the right-hand draw of your hotel room. -- Mike Champion, Manager, The Prodigy
John Collis is a freelance writer and music journalist. A former music editor at Time Out, he is the author of several books including 'The Story of Chess Records' (Bloomsbury 1998) and 'Van Morrisson' (Warner 1997). He lives in Lewisham.
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