Guitars, amplifiers, management, contracts, royalties and MP3s. It's how to fInd 'em and how to fix 'em. It's how to play, how to stay and how to get paid.
Not unintentionally I suspect, the cover of David Byrne's recent book How Music Works, with its padded front and back cover, stark white and black design and hefty feel resembles nothing so much as a bible. Which for anyone involved in making or listening to music (all of us?) it pretty much is. To my knowledge there's never been a more wide-ranging, stimulating and readable book on how music is listened to and heard, what its place is and has been in our lives, and most importantly, what its...more