Being a producer requires some very specialized skills and abilities in order to survive the ordeals they face in the recording studio. Brian Jackson, a producer, engineer and educator, has put together The Producer’s Survival Guide: Chaos, Creativity and Career in Independent and Electronic Music.
If this is your thing, then this book is well worth the look. It’s about $24 at Amazon.
Here’s the table of contents:
1. Musica Universalis.
2. Plot Point on The Space-Time Continuum.
3. What is Your plan?
4. Master Your Craft.
5. The Social Scene.
6. Producer Tips.
7. Creative Process.
8. Selecting Your Tools.
9. Lifestyle Tips.
Appendix A: Chaos Theory & Complexity Studies Primer.
Appendix B: Integral Theory Primer.
Appendix C: Interview with Hank Shocklee.
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