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A Concise Guide to Music Industry Terms by Joel Leach

This compact dictionary of terms will serve as a nice reference for those interested in the music industry. An expert in music copyright, Joel Leach gives the reader an indepth look at what words mean what in the world of contemporary music.

An interesting foreword by the author discusses breifly what the language of the music industry is. To the point, it is a helpful discussion.

From A to Z follows, and each entry is well-written. Here is a sample from this fine little dictionary: "Plugola -- a bribe or secretive payment given to a journalist, editor or reviewer to obtain favorable publicity or reviews. (Compare with payola.)"

A Concise guide to Music Industry Terms is a handy reference. Well-written, and useful.

Additional Info

  • Book Title: A Concise Guide to Music Industry Terms
  • Author: Joel Leach
  • Publisher: Mel Bay
  • Year Published: 2005
  • Book Type:: Other
  • ISBN: 786672730
  • Rating: Four Stars
  • Number of Pages: 87
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