Download Bootleg: The Secret History of the Other Recording Industry by Clinton Heylin PDF

By Clinton Heylin

In Bootleg: the key historical past of the opposite Recording undefined, Clinton Heylin examines the whole smooth background of this underground tradition: from what defines an illicit and its complicated and protean criminal prestige, to an entire background of bootlegs' creation and distribution, to what's contained on essentially the most infamous bootlegs and the way to discover them. in addition to many illustrations of the inventive applications, this can be the total tale of the $250 million that sustains itself at the nice figures of rock song and their greatest admirers.

A N.E.R.D's Release
[email protected]

Show description

Read Online or Download Bootleg: The Secret History of the Other Recording Industry PDF

Similar music books

How to Learn Guitar and Have Insane Amounts of Fun

Impending guitar in a enjoyable manner isn't tough, so long as you could have the fitting details. while you're ready, guitar can be enjoyable. such a lot newcomers, despite the fact that, bounce haphazardly into guitar. such a lot novices don't organize for the event of going to a guitar shop, and so much don't be aware of an excellent guitar from a foul one.

I'd Rather Be the Devil: Skip James and the Blues

<P style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt">Skip James (1902–1969) used to be probably the main artistic and idiosyncratic of all blues musicians. Drawing on enormous quantities of hours of conversations with James himself, Stephen Calt the following paints a gloomy and unforgettable portrait of a guy untroubled by means of his personal murderous dispositions, a guy who accomplished one second of transcendent greatness in a lifestyles haunted by way of failure.

Light and Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page

This “oral autobiography” of Jimmy web page, the intensely inner most mastermind at the back of Led Zeppelin—one of the main enduring bands in rock history—is the main whole and revelatory portrait of the mythical guitarist ever published.
   More than 30 years after disbanding in 1980, Led Zeppelin is still celebrated for its creative achievements, huge musical effect, and advertisement luck. The band's infamous exploits were chronicled in bestselling books; but not one of the person individuals of the band has penned a memoir nor cooperated to any measure with the click or a biographer.   In mild & color, Jimmy web page, the band’s such a lot reticent and inscrutable member, opens as much as journalist Brad Tolinski, for the 1st time exploring his awesome existence and musical trip in nice intensity and intimate detail.
   Based on broad interviews performed with the guitarist/producer over the last two decades, gentle & color encompasses Page’s complete occupation, starting along with his early years as England’s best consultation guitarist while he labored with artists starting from Tom Jones, Shirley Bassey, and Burt Bacharach to the Kinks, The Who, and Eric Clapton.   web page speaks frankly approximately his decadent but immensely artistic years in Led Zeppelin, his synergistic relationships with band participants Robert Plant, John Bonham, and John Paul Jones, and his remarkable post-Zeppelin objectives.   whereas analyzing each significant music recorded through Zeppelin, together with “Stairway to Heaven,” “Whole Lotta Love,” and “Kashmir,” web page displays at the band’s sensational excursions, the filming of the live performance motion picture The tune is still a similar, his fascination with the occult, assembly Elvis Presley, and the making of the rock masterpiece Led Zeppelin IV, approximately which he bargains an entire behind-the-scenes account. also, the e-book is peppered with “sidebar” chapters that come with conversations among web page and different guitar greats, together with his youth good friend Jeff Beck and hipster icon Jack White.
   Through Page’s personal phrases, gentle and color offers an remarkable first-person view of 1 of crucial musicians of our period.  

Swamp Pop: Cajun and Creole Rhythm and Blues (American Made Music Series)

A look for the resources and sounds of a frequently forgotten sister style of Cajun and zydeco track

Extra info for Bootleg: The Secret History of the Other Recording Industry

Sample text

W a g n e r - N i c h o l s maintained that they w e r e not competing w i t h t h e plaintiffs since they had n o t attempted to palm their r e c o r d s off either as Columbia R e c o r d s or official M e t recordings, and further held that e v e r y b o d y c o n c e r n e d had abandoned p r o p e r t y rights in the performances w h e n they w e r e broadcast. T h e N e w Y o r k c o u r t granted the injunction and in doing so set an important precedent because this interpretation of unfair competition has been v e r y useful to r e c o r d c o m p a n ies in combating pirates ever since .

His lack of knowledge of performers and conductors, plus the poor mastering and cheap pressings he used for the Golden Age of Opera series, suggested that his interest in opera was not entirely philanthropic. By the time Jones called it quits in the early sixties he had already been superseded by a second generation of privateers, 'younger men with greater technical knowledge who were more fastidious about the quality of the sound they would commit to records'. These bootleggers maintained a considerably lower profile and accessed their source material far more covertly.

There was a vast archive of radio performances by movie stars and crooners from the thirties and forties, singing their hit songs, telling favourite routines or re-enacting famous roles. Also, because of the contractual and logistical problems involved in issuing genuine soundtracks to famous Hollywood musicals, most so-called 'soundtrack' albums were re-recordings of the same material under studio conditions (often with an in-house orchestra). The results were usually unsatisfactory. Many collectors wanted the original film soundtracks on record.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.53 of 5 – based on 40 votes