Are You a Music Producer? Then You Might Want This Book

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:

Preface.
Introduction.
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.
10. Dénouement.
Appendix A: Chaos Theory & Complexity Studies Primer.
Appendix B: Integral Theory Primer.
Appendix C: Interview with Hank Shocklee.

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(Via Sonicscoop)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ 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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