The Music Industry Self Help Guide 2nd Edition as recently covered in The Huffington Post, is an essential self-development guide that covers all of the elements needed for independent and emerging artists to gain a foothold on their career and understand the requirements that one needs to have to grow in today’s music industry.It is the goal of Repel Media to bring the resources and information that are necessary for success directly to the musicians who need it. Targeting music markets that facilitate the growth of independent musicians, Los Angeles is the top priority on a short list of cities and that the book will be introduced to first.
Mike Repel, the books author, who is lifelong Chicagoan, travels to the Los Angeles area a few times a year to speak on conferences (IES, NAMM), recognizes the importance of having his book available in this market and has said:
"There is no disputing the fact that Los Angeles is the west coast epicenter of the creative arts. The vast amount of opportunities and music professionals on hand in this city has helped my personal growth in this industry and is a golden opportunity for the artists that come prepared as well. However, having access to this network without first covering the basic fundamentals in one’s own career can be self-defeating and prove to be an exercise in futility. Alternatively, an educated artist who knows what this industry is going to throw at him ahead of time will create a stronger generation of up-and-coming musicians that will strengthen the industry overall."
Physical copies of this essential artist development guide are now available for purchase at Book Soup 8818 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
List price $19.99 - 400 pages. ISBN 978-099-15155-3-0
The Music Industry Self Help Guide 2nd Edition is a comprehensive, educational resource publication that was created to help independent artists emerge through the underground and independent sectors of today’s music industry while also giving them immediate access to the tools and platforms they will need to implement to obtain forward momentum in their individual careers. This entire book was also re-tooled to provide multiple reference points for quick and easy navigation, and now includes a step-by-step guide on how to register a copyright.
Mike Repel, who has recently appeared as a guest speaker at the 2016 NAMM Show has stated that “In this competitive industry which is fueled by delusion and lack of guidance, there has not yet been a book made publicly available to shepherd the naive through the earliest stages of their careers. So I took it upon myself to write the book that I wish I had access to when I was 16 years old.”
Repels’ background as an indie artist, manager, and also as a former independent record label owner gives this book a dynamic perspective into artist development from all angles. It will help the artist not only understand the fundamentals of their own career development, but also why the industry requires these steps. Over 100 topics are covered in the span of thirty-four chapters that will empower the individual to obtain the basic foundation necessary before any manager, publicist or record label will even be able to consider them for any realistic opportunities.
"This is an excellent, no-holds barred manual that any musician, especially those in the beginning and intermediate stages of their career should take to heart. All of the bases are covered. And while each chapter deserves a thorough read, the layout of the book makes it simple to find or revisit individual topics at those points in your career when you specifically need to refresh your memory on copyright issues, or merchandising, for example." - Hillary Mahoney / Screamer Magazine
“Arm yourself with knowledge. “The Music Industry Self Help Guide” was like reading my own thoughts, as if Mike entered my head and took my step by step playbook when working with clients. A definite must read for any artist looking to succeed in the ever changing music industry.”
- JB Fetzer Founder/Fetzer Entertainment
A free preview of the The Music Industry Self Help Guide includes a very in-depth table of contents.
Copies of the 2nd Edition of The Music Industry Self Help Guide are available for international mail-order here also available Amazon Kindle Edition:
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