The Music Industries: From Conception to Consumption by M. JonesThe Music Industries: From Conception to Consumption by M. Jones

The Music Industries: From Conception to Consumption

byM. Jones

Hardcover | May 29, 2012

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The music industry is undergoing immense change. This book argues that the transformations occurring across the various music industries - recording, live performance, publishing - can be characterised as much by continuity as by change, raising complex questions about the value of music commodities.
MIKE JONES is Course Director for the MA Music Industry Studies, at the Industry of Popular Music, University of Liverpool, UK, and was previously Course Director for the first and only MBA in Music Industries. His publications are concerned with aspects of the industrialisation of popular music, including Learning to Crawl: The Rise o...
Title:The Music Industries: From Conception to ConsumptionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:223 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.79 inPublished:May 29, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230291481

ISBN - 13:9780230291485

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction Industry and Music Music and Industry Musicians in Four Dimensions Artist Managers Music Companies and Music Industry Music Contracts and Music Industry Music Industry: Working Alliances Digitization and Music Industry Notes Bibliography Index

Editorial Reviews

'Michael Jones brings insight and an insider's eye to analysis of an industry that is much discussed and often misunderstood. This is an innovative and important contribution to the study of popular music and musicians.' - Paul Thompson, University of Strathclyde, UK

'A thorough and thought provoking perspective on the evolution of the modern day music industry.' - Marcus Russell, Manager of Oasis Ignition Management