Soundtrack Nation from Alfred and written by Tom Hoover contains talks with representatives from every facet of the art and business sides of soundtracks, including composers, musicians, vocalists, music producers/distributors, public relations representatives, journalists, and even the fans themselves. These interviews offer rare insight for individuals who are seeking to get into the industry and those already in it. Whether you're a budding composer looking to make strides in the field, a musician who wants to participate in recording film music, or a future publicist or manager, you'll find great resources here. But you can also approach the book as pure entertainment---the interviews are a fun and informative way to connect with your favorite scores and movies. Either way, you can't go wrong.
About the Author: Tom Hoover is the owner of ScoreNotes and the author of Keeping Score, two related projects that showcase the personalities behind the music he enjoys most - original scores. Having interviewed many of the top artists in the field, Tom continues to enjoy spotlighting the unique talents of the scoring industry while also keeping an eye open for other creative ventures of interest.