Dave Hampton: The Business Of Audio Engineering


Publisher: Hal Leonard
Author: Dave Hampton
Format: Books | Instrumental Reference
For all independent engineers diving headfirst into the real world.
Once you have trained to become a professional audio engineer, you'll find it's a real jungle out there in the professional world.

This book teaches you all you need to know about the professional life of the audio engineer, with business strategies presented by an award-winning top engineer.

From attracting clients to keeping them, from hiring studios to working on your own, from dealing with problem artists, producers and labels to handling a crisis, keeping one from happening to getting paid what you're worth. Author Dave Hampton has the advice you need to manage your audio engineering career like the business it truly should be.
ISBN: 9781423454007
Published on: 25 July 2008
No of pages: 208
Language: English
Catalogue No: HL00331937

    Musicroom Reviews

    Whether you're the seasoned professional, or the beginning entrepreneur, this book allows you to look at the art of audio-engineering and the principals of the music business from an honest and human perspective. Practical advice, shared experiences and Hampton's "matter-of-fact" way of presenting the material creates a real-world guide for how to effectively navigate the complex music/entertainment labyrinth. A straight-forward read, with key-learnings on launching and preparing an effective business strategy, establishing a solid work ethic and sharpening some critical life skills. A legend in the audio-engineering ranks, Dave Hampton shares the secrets of what has made him successful over the years through an engaging, entertaining and educational piece of work. A "Must-have" for anyone serious about the music business or looking to become more agile in the general business world. A great complimentary read to the book "So You're an Audio Engineer", by the same author. A+++
    Anonymous - (Las Vegas, NV USA)