A Modern Approach to Naming Guitar Chords 4th Edition A Modern Approach to Naming Guitar Chords 4th Edition
Soft / Music Magazines 29-01-2023
Finally—an intuitive, single-source standardization for naming guitar chords in the 21st century! A honing of guitar theory as a subcategory of music theory.

Commonsense approach to all things guitar chord, including how to label alternate chord voicings. New concepts, including natural harmonics chords, unison chords, and octaval chords.

A massive Instructional Glossary with clear and precise definitions, benefiting both guitarists and music theorists alike.
How to Make It in the New Music Business 3rd Edition How to Make It in the New Music Business 3rd Edition
Soft / Music Magazines 22-01-2023
Now Magazine: "Top 5 Music Business Books"

Hailed as an "indispensable" guide (Forbes), How to Make It in the New Music Business returns in a significantly revised and expanded third edition.

How to Make It in the New Music Business, since its first publication in 2016,?has become the go-to resource for musicians eager to make a living in a turbulent industry. Widely adopted by ambitious individuals and music schools across the world and considered "the best how-to book of its kind" (Music Connection), this essential work has inspired tens of thousands of aspiring artists to stop waiting around for that "big break" and take matters into their own hands.
Academy.fm How to Email Labels and Network With A&R PDF Academy.fm How to Email Labels and Network With A&R PDF
Soft / Music Magazines 21-01-2023
Shanahan will go into detail on everything you should consider when emailing labels and networking with A&R.

5 IMPORTANT STEPS:

1. Producing music is not the hardest part of landing a record deal
- Networking/Branding
- Professionalism
- Emailing
- Contacts
- Building Relationships
Embodied Human–Computer Interaction in Vocal Music Performance Embodied Human–Computer Interaction in Vocal Music Performance
Soft / Music Magazines 18-01-2023
This SpringerBrief provides a unique insight into the practice and research of the connections between voice, HCI and embodiment. Specifically, it explores how the voice can be embodied and mediated by means of gestural communication through sensor interfaces and aims to situate and contextualise various aspects that generate meaningful connections in such interactive interface performance.
Music and Mental Imagery (SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music) Music and Mental Imagery (SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music)
Soft / Music Magazines 17-01-2023
Drawing on perspectives from music psychology, cognitive neuroscience, philosophy, musicology, clinical psychology, and music education, Music and Mental Imagery provides a critical overview of cutting-edge research on the various types of mental imagery associated with music. The four main parts cover an introduction to the different types of mental imagery associated with music such as auditory/musical, visual, kinaesthetic, and multimodal mental imagery; a critical assessment of established and novel ways to measure mental imagery in various musical contexts; coverage of different states of consciousness, all of which are relevant for, and often associated with, mental imagery in music, and a critical overview of applications of mental imagery in health, educational, and performance settings.
A Rhythmic Concept for Funk / Fusion Guitar By Peter O'Mara A Rhythmic Concept for Funk / Fusion Guitar By Peter O'Mara
Soft / Music Magazines 13-01-2023
There are a lot of books on the market offering "licks" in the funk/fusion style but this book goes a lot further. The 16 challenging compositions by renowned Australian guitarist Peter O'Mara cover a variety of tempos and grooves and are presented using a real rhythm section (from Klaus Doldinger's "Passport") to achieve maximum authenticity. Rhythm guitar riffs are integrated into the overall groove and there is plenty of room for improvisation as well.

The audio play-along tracks are presented in an order of increasing complexity. CD 1 contains complete recordings of all instruments so that you can hear how each track can sound. CD 2 omits all guitar parts so that you can play along with the rhythm section and create your own soli and rhythm parts. MIDI files of all compositions are also included on CD 2.
Rock Guitar For Dummies 2nd Edition Rock Guitar For Dummies 2nd Edition
Soft / Music Magazines 11-01-2023
If you’re ready to start playing some rockin’ tunes on the guitar, there's no better teacher than Rock Guitar For Dummies. This is the ultimate guide to playing rock ’n’ roll on six strings, even if you’ve never picked up a guitar before! Master the riffs and melodies of your favorite songs and artists, or make up a few of your own. Find out how to choose the right amplifier, strum power chords, and maintain your guitar. Moving over from another style of guitar playing? You’ll love this guide’s deep dive into rock guitar technique. You’ll even learn to differentiate the sounds of classic rock, heavy metal, grunge, progressive rock, and beyond. Plus, you’ll get access to online resources, including audio and video clips, to bring your rock ’n’ roll education to life.

Sound Affects: A User's Guide (Thinking Media) Sound Affects: A User's Guide (Thinking Media)
Soft / Music Magazines 2-01-2023
Sound Affects: A User's Guide is a collection of sonically-charged concepts ranging from those felt , 'heard' and repeated (silence, the oriental riff, shuffle), to the vocal (whispers, sing, the disembodied voice), to sounds at the threshold (tin/ny, thump, buzz) to sounds beyond the limits of audibility (inaudible tremors, distortion, sub-bass). Sound Affects invites the reader to reflect on the ways that sounds produce affects and the ways that affects can operate as sound.

The Reel World: Scoring for Pictures Television and Video Games (Music Pro Guides) The Reel World: Scoring for Pictures Television and Video Games (Music Pro Guides)
Soft / Music Magazines 2-01-2023
This fully updated and complete guide takes you inside the world of creating music for film, television, and—unique to this third edition—video games. Industry expert Jeff Rona addresses a wide range of topics including musical aesthetics, cutting-edge technology and techniques, and current business aspects.

It is packed with interviews with the most influential film, television, and video game composers, along with music editors, music supervisors, agents, contractors and studio executives. Packed with insider’s tips, the book also advises on how to nurture positive relationships within your creative team and business contacts.
Includes interviews with John Williams, Carter Burwell, James Newton Howard, Hans Zimmer, Mark Isham, Basil Poledouris, Ludwig Göransson, Marc Shaiman, John Powell, Wendy and Lisa, Joseph Trapanese, and Michael Giacchino. The book addresses:
Drum Sound and Drum Tuning: Bridging Science and Creativity (Audio Engineering Society Presents) Drum Sound and Drum Tuning: Bridging Science and Creativity (Audio Engineering Society Presents)
Soft / Music Magazines 1-01-2023
Drum Sound and Drum Tuning assists drummers, sound engineers, and music students in learning critical skills related to drum sound and achieving an optimised and personalised drum kit set-up. The book covers the essential theories of percussion acoustics and develops this knowledge in order to facilitate creative approaches to drum tuning and professional-level recording and mixing of drums.

All aspects of drumhead vibration, drumhead equalisation, and resonant drumhead coupling are de-mystified, alongside discussions relating to drumhead types, drum shell vibration, and tuning to musical intervals for different performance genres. The book develops drum sound theory and creative analysis into a detailed dissection of recording and production techniques specifically for drums, including discussions on studio technologies, room acoustics, microphone techniques, phase coherence, and mixing drums with advanced digital audio workstation (DAW) techniques and creative processing tools.
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