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Whether you want to make a living from music or play for fun, this is the essential guide to the New Zealand music industry.
Filled with practical advice on how to navigate the recording world, from an author with first-hand, real-life experience, Audio Engineering 101 will help you succeed in the exciting, but tough and confusing, music industry.
This collection of writing samples the experiences and craft of dozens of digital musicians from all over the world.
Everything you need to know to turn your love of music - and desire to play it - into something real.
Learn about the many types of digital recording systems and how to use them. Cover essential engineering techniques, professional mixing and mastering tips, how to turn sounds into songs, and what it takes to assemble and release an album.
The Music Producer's Handbook describes in detail the duties and responsibilities of a music producer. In his thoughtful, down-to-earth, and savvy style, Bobby O. answers the questions faced by all budding music producers.
An essential guide to rhyming, including step-by-step guides to better rhyming for poets and lyricists.
Clipse, Cypress Hill, Nelly, Public Enemy, Remy Ma, Schoolly D, A Tribe Called Quest, will.i.am - these are just some of the acclaimed artists offering tips and advice in this compelling how-to.
Taking tips and tricks from classic songwriters, from Bob Dylan to The Beatles to Tori Amos, it takes you through the four main elements of a song - rhythm, melody, lyrics and harmony - and inspires you to combine them in exciting new ways.
How to write songs on keyboards lets you see, and hear on the CD, how simple chord patterns, even played with one hand, can generate song ideas.
That iPad is a sleek piece of musical magic. Whether you're a drummer, guitarist, singer, or even a DJ, here's where you'll learn about all the apps and techniques you need to make your iPad a music-making machine.
Whether you're a student of music or a music lover, Music Theory For Dummies presents you with essential information on how to read, write, and understand music.
Learn how to make infectious modern beats from start to finish using popular beat making software. This book explains the process of beat making, what tools make a beat stand out, and how to make beats that will make listeners nod their heads.
Learn step-by-step how to work sound generation, recording, editing, and distribution tools. Co-written by a professional audio engineer and a dedicated maker-librarian, this book gets you started on audio creations right away.
Wondering how you can get to sing that song you always wanted to without running out of breath, and sing it all in tune?
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