The Hitchhiker's Guide to the New Music Industry
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the New Music Industry offers inspiration and high level advice to any musician or performer striving to successfully juggle the creative and business expertise necessary to thrive in today’s music industry.
The book’s 70-plus articles provide a wealth of practical advice to the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) musician. It is written by Keith Hatschek, who has spent four decades in the music industry, with contributions from eleven other industry experts. The book is organized into two sections, “Creative Activities” explores various aspects of popular music performance including recording, songwriting, and getting gigs. It also offers useful advice on how to market and promote your music to a global audience in the Internet age.
The second section, “Making a Living,” covers the ins and outs of the business of music, including successful fan funding models, how to maximize earnings from your original songs, music copyright essentials, musician’s health and wellness, industry trends, career tips and how to leverage radio and videos to gain more fans. For those wishing to advance their chances of making it in music, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the New Music Industry offers an indispensable handbook on what’s necessary to reach the top.
Arts Management | Music | Music Business
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the New Music Industry.
Stockton, CA: Keith Hatschek