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Steve Moore, B.A., J.D. Author Steve has been in the music business for over 30 years! He's worked as a professional musician, producer, and has been involved in almost every aspect of the music business. He's also the author of "The Truth about the Music Business"

W. Boudville (AU) on Steve Moore

eye opener for musicians
, August 6, 2005

This review is from: The Truth About the Music Business: A Grassroots Business and Legal Guide (Paperback)

If you are an aspiring musician and have been offered a contract with a label, consider reading this book first. Moore offers in plain language a sober analysis of how the music business works. He discusses issues that many amateur musicians might be unaware of.

Plus, a contract offered to a new, hitherto unsigned band is often badly skewed in favour of the label. The band has very little leverage and it’s not a level playing field.

Moore also discusses the typical cut from the royalties. Taken by the label for the cost of promotions. Like mailing free CDs of the band’s music to radio stations and reviewers. Unwary musicians often don’t realize how much of their already minimal royalties can get eaten up this way.

W Boudville *(Australia)

In HIS Own Words:
Inventor and co-founder of a company that attacks spam and phishing/pharming. We have over 30 United States Provisional Patents. We also have 2 Chinese Patents Pending on some of the same material. I review books on Computer Science and engineering, especially Java, algorithms and networking. PhD Caltech 1988, physics BSc U West Australia 1982, physics
Thanks Mr. Boudville for the GREAT REVIEW – unsolicited I might add!
Steve Moore, B.A., J.D., Author of “The Truth about the Music Business




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