Making Music in New Zealand

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Random House New Zealand, 2005 - Music trade - 155 pages
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MAKING MUSIC IN NEW ZEALAND examines the reality of being a local musician. It collects together comments by popular musicians from various genres - from rock to electronica to hip hop - along with quotes from other major players in the industry. It covers: getting started; songwriting; practising and playing live; touring; promotion; recording; the industry; and surviving as a musician. The text is complemented by a stunning range of black and white photographs. The result is a book that gives an engaging insight into the life of a local musician which will appeal to those seeking a career in music and those who are simply interested in finding out more about music in New Zealand and the musicians that create it.

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Gareth Shute is the author of Hip Hop Music in Aotearoa. He is currently a member of two popular Auckland bands - The Tokey Tones and Ryan McPhun and the Ruby Suns - and helps run independent record label, Lil' Chief Records. His articles have appeared in a wide range of magazines including NZ Musician, Staple, JAAM, and Back2Basics.

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