The Music Producer’s Handbook: Second Edition

New chapters on self-production, small studio production, and how to make money in the digital music world – The Music Producer's Handbook, Second Edition reveals the secrets to becoming a music producer and producing just about any kind of project in any genre of music. Among the topics covered are the producer's multiple responsibilities and all the elements involved in a typical production, including budgeting, contracts, selecting the studio and engineer, hiring session musicians, and even getting paid.
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New chapters on self-production, small studio production, and how to make money in the digital music world

Montclair, NJ���The Music Producer's Handbook, Second Edition�reveals the secrets to becoming a music producer and producing just about any kind of project in any genre of music. Among the topics covered are the producer's multiple responsibilities and all the elements involved in a typical production, including budgeting, contracts, selecting the studio and engineer, hiring session musicians, and even getting paid.

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Unlike other books on production,�The Music Producer's Handbook�also covers the true mechanics of production, from analyzing, troubleshooting, and fixing a song that isn't working to getting the best performance and sound out of a band or vocalist. In addition, Bobby Owsinski tackles what may be the toughest part of being a producer � being a diplomat, a confidant, and an amateur psychologist all at once.

This edition also includes new chapters on self-production, small studio production, and how the new songwriter-producer and engineer-producer hybrids make money in our new digital music world. It also features several new interviews with some of the best-selling producers from different musical genres, who offer advice on getting started, getting paid, and making hits.

Packed with inside information and including exclusive online media,�The Music Producer's Handbook, Second Edition�provides invaluable tools and advice that will help beginners and seasoned professionals alike.

About the Author

Producer/engineer Bobby Owsinski is one of the best-selling authors in the music industry, with 24 books that are staples in audio recording, music, and music business programs in colleges worldwide. He writes for�Forbes�on the new music business, his popular blogs have been visited more than 6 million times, and he�s appeared on�CNN�and�ABC News�as a music branding and audio expert. Visit his music production blog at�bobbyowsinski.blogspot.com, his industry blog Music 3.0 at music3pointO.blogspot.com, his Forbes blog at�forbes.com/sites/bobbyowsinski, his podcast at�bobbyoinnercircle.com, and his website at bobbywosinksi.com. He lives in Los Angeles.

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