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Soundtrack Nation, Interviews with Today's Top Professionals in Film, Videogame, and Television Scoring

Soundtrack Nation, Interviews with Today's Top Professionals in Film, Videogame, and Television Scoring

ISBN 13: 9781435457614

ISBN 10: 1435457617

Author: Tom Hoover

Pages: 256

Published: 09/14/2010

Print Book Price: $34.99 Add to cart

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Description
It's an industry that may appear to be tucked behind the curtains in lieu of the frontline actors, directors, and special effects of a project, but it remains consistent in its positioning. No matter how often the entertainment industry evolves over the years, there is always a need for a musical score to guide the end product to success. SOUNDTRACK NATION: INTERVIEWS WITH TODAY'S TOP PROFESSIONALS IN FILM, VIDEOGAME, AND TELEVISION SCORING includes interviews with representatives from every facet of the art and business sides of soundtracks, including composers, musicians, vocalists, music producers/ distributors, public relations representatives, journalists, and even the fans themselves. These interviews offer rare insight about the business for individuals who are seeking to get into the industry and those already in it. Whether you're a budding composer looking to make strides in the field, a musician who wants to participate in recording film music, or a future publicist or manager, you'll find great resources here. But you can also approach the book as pure entertainment--the interviews are a fun and informative way to connect with your favorite scores and movies. Either way, you can't go wrong.
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Benefits
  • Provides insight from industry professionals.
  • Presents new, never-before-seen information about well-known artists.
  • Teaches how the movie business operates.
  • Makes for a unique combination of reference and entertainment book.
Author Bio
Tom Hoover
Tom Hoover is the owner of ScoreNotes.com and the author of Keeping Score, two related projects that showcase the personalities behind the music he enjoys most – original scores. Having interviewed many of the top artists in the field, Tom continues to enjoy spotlighting the unique talents of the scoring industry while also keeping an eye open for other creative ventures of interest.
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Table of Contents
Introduction.
1. The Composers.
2. The Performers.
3. In the Studio.
4. In the Media.
5. The Record Labels.
6. Public Relations.
7. The Fans.
Sample Chapters