The Music Scene offers a detailed yet readable look at the world of contemporary music for young people. Full of practical, how-to advice and fascinating case studies on many of the world's favourite bands and artists, The Music Scene examines live gigs, recording and contracts, publicity, merchandising and changing fashions in contemporary music. Written by a music journalist, The Music Scene is certain to strike a chord with any aspiring young pop musician. The History of Modern Music outlines the origins and progress of pop, soul, R&B, rap and other forms of music from the 1930s and earlier to today.
Detailed, fun to read and informative guides on contemporary music.
Matt Anniss is a highly experienced music journalist and writer. He regularly reviews band performances and contributes features for a number of music magazines.