The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory

Note moyenne 3,95
( 2 033 avis fournis par Goodreads )
 
9780224099417: The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory

New Yorker staff writer John Seabrook tells a fascinating story of creativity and commerce that explains how songs have become so addictive. Over the last two decades a new type of song has emerged. Today's hits bristle with "hooks," musical burrs designed to snag your ear every seven seconds. Painstakingly crafted to tweak the brain's delight in melody, rhythm, and repetition, these songs are industrial-strength products made for malls, casinos, the gym, and the Super Bowl halftime show. The tracks are so catchy, and so potent, that you can't not listen to them. Traveling from New York to Los Angeles, Stockholm to Korea, John Seabrook visits specialized teams composing songs in digital labs with novel techniques, and he traces the growth of these contagious hits from their origins in early '90s Sweden to their ubiquity on today's charts. Featuring the stories of artists like Katy Perry, Britney Spears, and Rihanna, as well as expert songsmiths like Max Martin, Ester Dean, and Dr. Luke,The Song Machinewill change the way you listen to music.

Les informations fournies dans la section « Synopsis » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

About the Author :

Coming soon...

Dion Graham, from HBO's The Wire, is a multiple Audie Award-winning narrator and critically acclaimed actor. His performances have been praised as thoughtful and compelling, vivid, and full of life.

Review :

“Through immersive anecdotes and witty observations, Seabrook explores questions of ownership and taste, and about the music business as a whole, as we learn it’s not just the ‘song machine’ that’s brilliant but also the people churning the gears.”
- Isabella Biedenharn, Entertainment Weekly

“Well researched.... Seabrook...takes us inside the troubled modern music business.”
- Touré, New York Times Book Review

“Fascinating.... lively, entertaining and often insightful, of interest both to pop mavens and to those who couldn’t imagine caring about the latest hits.”
- Christopher Carroll, Wall Street Journal

“Fascinating.... Copy editors will rejoice at Seabrook’s well-written and deeply researched book. He is a staff writer for The New Yorker and his book fits into that magazine’s penchant for telling very detailed stories about things you might not notice about pop culture.”
- Charles R. Cross, Seattle Times

“A fascinating history, one that encompasses everything from the Brill Building and Phil Spector to Afrika Bambaataa to ‘American Idol.’ Running underneath the human stories like a bassline is the inexorable flow of technology.”
- Kate Tuttle, Boston Globe

“Invaluable.”
- Louis Bayard, Washington Post

“A revelatory ear-opener.”
- Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

“Brilliant.”
- Michael Hann, The Guardian

Les informations fournies dans la section « A propos du livre » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

Meilleurs résultats de recherche sur AbeBooks

1.

JOHN SEABROOK
ISBN 10 : 0224099418 ISBN 13 : 9780224099417
Neuf(s) Quantité : > 20
Vendeur
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre État : New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. N° de réf. du libraire 97802240994170000000

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 14,71
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : Gratuit
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

2.

John Seabrook
Edité par Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom (2015)
ISBN 10 : 0224099418 ISBN 13 : 9780224099417
Neuf(s) Couverture rigide Quantité : 10
Vendeur
The Book Depository
(London, Royaume-Uni)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2015. Hardback. État : New. Language: English . Brand New Book. One night in the early 1990s, a young Swedish music producer put a demo tape into the cassette deck of his Nissan Micra to listen to on his drive home. Before he got there, Denniz PoP knew he wasn t interested in producing the band, a bunch of unknowns called Ace of Base. But when he tried to remove the tape, it wouldn t come out, and no amount of mashing the Eject button would dislodge it. After two weeks of listening to the song on repeat, suddenly Denniz saw a way to make the tune work. That demo became All That She Wants and its success led to Ace of Base s record becoming one of the best-selling debut albums ever. From Tin Pan Alley and Motown to Rihanna and Taylor Swift, manufactured music has existed since the record industry began. But All That She Wants heralded the arrival of a new type of hitmaker, the faceless teams behind the music who painstakingly craft tunes to tweak the brain s delight in melody, rhythm and repetition. Travelling from New York to Los Angeles, Stockholm to Korea, John Seabrook visits the labs that build these hits, where teams assemble hook, bridge and chorus to infuriatingly catchy effect.If you ve ever found yourself humming a chart hit you didn t even know you knew, this book will change the way you listen to music. N° de réf. du libraire AAZ9780224099417

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 15,73
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : Gratuit
De Royaume-Uni vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

3.

John Seabrook
Edité par Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom (2015)
ISBN 10 : 0224099418 ISBN 13 : 9780224099417
Neuf(s) Couverture rigide Quantité : 10
Vendeur
The Book Depository US
(London, Royaume-Uni)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2015. Hardback. État : New. Language: English . Brand New Book. One night in the early 1990s, a young Swedish music producer put a demo tape into the cassette deck of his Nissan Micra to listen to on his drive home. Before he got there, Denniz PoP knew he wasn t interested in producing the band, a bunch of unknowns called Ace of Base. But when he tried to remove the tape, it wouldn t come out, and no amount of mashing the Eject button would dislodge it. After two weeks of listening to the song on repeat, suddenly Denniz saw a way to make the tune work. That demo became All That She Wants and its success led to Ace of Base s record becoming one of the best-selling debut albums ever. From Tin Pan Alley and Motown to Rihanna and Taylor Swift, manufactured music has existed since the record industry began. But All That She Wants heralded the arrival of a new type of hitmaker, the faceless teams behind the music who painstakingly craft tunes to tweak the brain s delight in melody, rhythm and repetition. Travelling from New York to Los Angeles, Stockholm to Korea, John Seabrook visits the labs that build these hits, where teams assemble hook, bridge and chorus to infuriatingly catchy effect. If you ve ever found yourself humming a chart hit you didn t even know you knew, this book will change the way you listen to music. N° de réf. du libraire AAZ9780224099417

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 15,80
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : Gratuit
De Royaume-Uni vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

4.

John Seabrook
Edité par Jonathan Cape 2015-10-08 (2015)
ISBN 10 : 0224099418 ISBN 13 : 9780224099417
Neuf(s) Couverture rigide Quantité : 5
Vendeur
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, Royaume-Uni)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Jonathan Cape 2015-10-08, 2015. Hardcover. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire NU-GRD-05311007

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 12,92
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 3,35
De Royaume-Uni vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

5.

Seabrook, John
Edité par Jonathan Cape Ltd (2015)
ISBN 10 : 0224099418 ISBN 13 : 9780224099417
Neuf(s) Couverture rigide Quantité : 5
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Jonathan Cape Ltd, 2015. État : New. One night in the early 1990s, a young Swedish music producer put a demo tape into the cassette deck to listen to on his drive home. That demo became 'All That She Wants' and its success led to Ace of Base's record becoming one of the best-selling debut albums ever. This book reveals the story behind this music album. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; KNTF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 163 x 34. Weight in Grams: 606. . 2015. Hardcover. . . . . . N° de réf. du libraire V9780224099417

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 17,55
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : Gratuit
De Irlande vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

6.

Seabrook, John
Edité par Jonathan Cape Ltd
ISBN 10 : 0224099418 ISBN 13 : 9780224099417
Neuf(s) Couverture rigide Quantité : 5
Vendeur
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, Etats-Unis)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Jonathan Cape Ltd. État : New. One night in the early 1990s, a young Swedish music producer put a demo tape into the cassette deck to listen to on his drive home. That demo became 'All That She Wants' and its success led to Ace of Base's record becoming one of the best-selling debut albums ever. This book reveals the story behind this music album. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; KNTF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 163 x 34. Weight in Grams: 606. . 2015. Hardcover. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. N° de réf. du libraire V9780224099417

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 17,93
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : Gratuit
Vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

7.

John Seabrook
Edité par Random House 2015-10-08, London (2015)
ISBN 10 : 0224099418 ISBN 13 : 9780224099417
Neuf(s) Couverture rigide Quantité : 5
Vendeur
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, Royaume-Uni)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Random House 2015-10-08, London, 2015. hardback. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire 9780224099417

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 15,46
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 3,36
De Royaume-Uni vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

8.

John Seabrook
Edité par Vintage Publishing
ISBN 10 : 0224099418 ISBN 13 : 9780224099417
Neuf(s) Couverture rigide Quantité : 13
Vendeur
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Royaume-Uni)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Vintage Publishing. Hardback. État : new. BRAND NEW, The Song Machine: Inside the Hit Factory, John Seabrook, One night in the early 1990s, a young Swedish music producer put a demo tape into the cassette deck of his Nissan Micra to listen to on his drive home. Before he got there, Denniz PoP knew he wasn't interested in producing the band, a bunch of unknowns called Ace of Base. But when he tried to remove the tape, it wouldn't come out, and no amount of mashing the Eject button would dislodge it. After two weeks of listening to the song on repeat, suddenly Denniz saw a way to make the tune work. That demo became 'All That She Wants' and its success led to Ace of Base's record becoming one of the best-selling debut albums ever. From Tin Pan Alley and Motown to Rihanna and Taylor Swift, manufactured music has existed since the record industry began. But 'All That She Wants' heralded the arrival of a new type of hitmaker, the faceless teams behind the music who painstakingly craft tunes to tweak the brain's delight in melody, rhythm and repetition. Travelling from New York to Los Angeles, Stockholm to Korea, John Seabrook visits the labs that build these hits, where teams assemble hook, bridge and chorus to infuriatingly catchy effect. If you've ever found yourself humming a chart hit you didn't even know you knew, this book will change the way you listen to music. N° de réf. du libraire B9780224099417

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 11,80
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 7,78
De Royaume-Uni vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

9.

John Seabrook
Edité par Jonathan Cape (2015)
ISBN 10 : 0224099418 ISBN 13 : 9780224099417
Neuf(s) Couverture rigide Edition originale Quantité : 3
Vendeur
European-Media-Service Mannheim
(Mannheim, Allemagne)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Jonathan Cape, 2015. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire GH9780224099417

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 16,51
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 3,99
De Allemagne vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

10.

John Seabrook
Edité par Random House (2015)
ISBN 10 : 0224099418 ISBN 13 : 9780224099417
Neuf(s) Quantité : 17
Vendeur
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Royaume-Uni)
Evaluation vendeur
[?]

Description du livre Random House, 2015. HRD. État : New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. N° de réf. du libraire GB-9780224099417

Plus d'informations sur ce vendeur | Poser une question au libraire

Acheter neuf
EUR 11,36
Autre devise

Ajouter au panier

Frais de port : EUR 10,07
De Royaume-Uni vers Etats-Unis
Destinations, frais et délais

autres exemplaires de ce livre sont disponibles

Afficher tous les résultats pour ce livre