the Buyer's Guide
Useful stuff that has been mentioned in the Jamplifier's Manual
The Jamplifier's Manual
How To Become A Rock Star In The 21st Century
The incredible manual that teaches you how to become a successful artist on your own, by making better music.
The Jamplifier's Manual – How to become a Rock Star in the 21st Century – will teach you how to become a successful artist in the age of piracy and streaming, even without the help of any record company.
Home Recording Studio: Build It Like the Pros
by Rod Gervais
A complete guide on how to build high-end professional / project studios, as described in the Jamplifier Manual's chapter 6.
With more than 34 years of construction experience, Rod Gervais gives you a comprehensive and cost-effective plan for building that home studio that will have you building and recording in no time. A complete glossary of terms is also included, and a collection of handy tools to aid you in your design is available on the companion Web site.
Zero To One
Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
by Peter Thiel
This book explains why some startup projects are highly successful, while others are not. The basic principles described in this book can be applied to all business domains, including music.
Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future is a 2014 book by the American entrepreneur and investor Peter Thiel co-written with Blake Masters. It is a condensed and updated version of a highly popular set of online notes taken by Masters for the CS183 class on startups taught by Thiel at Stanford University in Spring 2012.
Peter Andreas Thiel (born October 11, 1967) is an American entrepreneur and venture capitalist. He is a co-founder of PayPal, Palantir Technologies and Founders Fund. He was ranked No. 4 on the Forbes Midas List of 2014, with a net worth of $2.2 billion, and No. 328 on the Forbes 400 in 2018, with a net worth of $2.5 billion.