Megadeth Man Releases Audio Book on the Music Business

I’m a big fan of audio books.  Here’s one I’m adding to my queue:  Making Music Your Business: A Guide for Young Musicians by Megadeth bassist David Ellefson.  Here’s what it covers (via Blabbermouth):

* In The Beginning: getting started, teamwork
* The Team: personal management, attorneys, booking agencies, business management
* Recording: record labels, record deals, artist royalties, independent labels, music publishing
* Promotion: videos, radio, internet, press, publicity, touring
* Traveling: the road, concert promoters, traveler’s tips
* Gear and More: merchandise deals; equipment endorsements; copyright ownership and incorporation; negotiating
* Insights and advice from performers such as Tori AmosDave MustaineChrissie HyndeBilly Sheehan and Slash.




Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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