Musicians have often wanted to change the world, and many - from underground grime artists to mainstream pop icons - channel that desire through the political power of music. Music has a unique ability to unsettle the most fundamental political and social conventions - or, alternatively, to stabilize the status-quo. Sound System is the story of one musician’s journey to discover what exactly makes music so powerful. Years of touring, protesting, and performing have given Dave Randall an insider’s view of the music industry, enabling him to shed light on the most tightly held secrets of celebrity, commodification, and culture. He finds remarkable examples of music as a force of social change as well as something that has been used to keep people in their place throughout history. From the Glastonbury Festival to the Arab Spring, Pop Idol to the Trinidadian Carnival, Randall finds political inspiration across the musical spectrum. A blistering, intelligent polemic about the political power of music, Sound System investigates the raves, riots, and revolution of contemporary culture to answer the question - how can we make music serve the interest of the many, rather than the few? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dave Randall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/116489/bk_acx0_116489_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Guy Pratt came of age just as bass playing became sexy. Having dallied with punk legend Sylvain Sylvain, Pratt suddenly found himself on Top of the Pops and supporting David Bowie with smooth Australian outfit Icehouse. He became bass player to the stars, crawling from studio to bar and hotel to stadium Portakabin with the likes of Pink Floyd, Robert Palmer, Womack &Womack and Bryan Ferry. Guy has recorded with everyone from Madonna and Michael Jackson to McFly. He was in The Smiths for a week, and has travelled through customs in a wheelchair after a flight with Jimmy Page. Following the success of his live show at the 2005 Edinburgh Festival and the subsequent sell out tour of Australia, Guy Pratt’s narrates his bestselling book, My Bass and Other Animals, a witty, revealing but heartfelt memoir of life at the pointy end of the music business. When not playing with David Gilmour or Bryan Ferry, he continues to take the show around the world. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Guy Pratt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/mkle/000001/bk_mkle_000001_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Crank up your learning power! The mind your mind is elastic, self-determining and powerful beyond measure. With the advent of the Internet, you now have the ability to absorb as much information as you can possibly stand and profit from it a thousand different ways. But there´s just one problem: cramming all that data into your head! Wouldn´t you rather just have someone open your head with a can opener and pour in a cup full of vocabulary? Well until there´s a cure for the common curriculum, there´s just no getting around having to use your cranium to assimilate and access new types of information. But that doesn´t mean it has to be hard. In fact, it can be downright fun. Join certified hypnotherapist Liv Montgomery on a fun and fanciful trip around your brain. This program offers you a complete system for absorbing information quickly and retaining it for life. Using a combination of learning techniques, hypnosis and binaural beat frequencies, the Speed Learning Performance System is your secret weapon for learning at high speed. Start achieving at a higher level. See what tens of thousands of people have discovered using the Liv Montgomery system for developing speed learning. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/004736/bk_blak_004736_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Boost your brain power and put your mind on turbo! Very few people are gifted with innovative thinking, but now you could be one of them at the touch of a button. Use your cognitive ability to launch yourself in the direction of your dreams! Wherever it is you want to end up in life, you will need more information than you have right now. Use the techniques in this audio program for developing your mind power to achieve maximum results in minimum time. With a combination of learning techniques, hypnosis and binaural beat frequencies, Ultimate Mind Power is your secret weapon for using more of your mind and making the most of your mental capacity. Start achieving at a higher level. See what tens of thousands of people have discovered using the Liv Montgomery system for developing mind power. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/004740/bk_blak_004740_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Focus your mind like a laser beam at the touch of a button? You bet! There´s no doubt about it: lack of focus dramatically impacts your ability to be effective, and it can make you come off as a little, well, less intelligent than you really are. Or even, gasp, unprofessional. In this era of information overload, it´s easy to get lost in every shiny new object that comes along. With this potent audio, now you can learn to focus your mind on the task at hand to achieve any objective, complete any task or reach a complex goal. Using a combination of learning techniques, hypnosis and binaural beat frequencies, Focus for Success is your secret weapon for overcoming distractions and achieving at a higher level. See what tens of thousands of people have discovered using the Liv Montgomery system for developing Focus. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/004722/bk_blak_004722_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Wouldn´t it be great if, once you were exposed to information, it was yours for life? Or do you wish you were better at remembering faces, names, and numbers or where you put the car keys? Take a fun, exciting audio adventure with certified hypnotherapist Liv Montgomery to look at the many ways you can effectively boost your memory. Take a peek under the hood of your head and get to know the machinations of your mind. Learn how to use motion and emotion to help you remember things and even remove memory blocks. In this program, you´ll take a close look at how information is stored within your mind, how it´s retrieved, and how you can develop a super memory. Using a combination of learning techniques, hypnosis and binaural beat frequencies, Increase Memory Power is your secret weapon for making information stick to your memory like glue. Start achieving at a higher level. See what tens of thousands of people have discovered using the Liv Montgomery system for developing memory power. 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/004730/bk_blak_004730_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Like Rocket Fuel for the Mind! What is speed reading? How do you speed read? Now that we´ve entered the Information Age, more and more people are asking these questions every day. Whether you´d like to get through the morning newspaper in less time, manage that thick stack of reports and proposals on your desk, or just curl up with a juicy novel, Speed Reading is one of the most valuable skills you can possess. Ironically few programs for reading speed and comprehension can boast that they´re both highly effective and entertaining. Unlike most other programs, Power Speed Reading delivers you potent techniques to improve your comprehension and speed of reading while delivering powerful hypnosis methods for overcoming any resistance you may have to flying through your reading material. If you´ve tried other speed reading programs before and failed, fasten your seat belt for a fun and fabulous ride like nothing you´ve ever experienced before. Power Speed Reading really packs a punch, allowing you to break through all barriers and increase both the comprehension and speed of your reading, leaving only one question: How soon can you get started? 1. Language: English. Narrator: uncredited. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/004735/bk_blak_004735_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Want to know more about music? Want to learn awesome new bass playing techniques? Want to play songs without wasting your time looking for tabs on the net? If your answer is yes, then this is the right guide for you! In this audiobook, we will help you understand music theory. This audiobook also includes popular advanced bass techniques: Amaze your friends and band mates with your new bass techniques Create funkier and groovier beats with your bass! Impress your friends by showing them that you can play anything without the help of inaccurate bass tabs Communicate better with other musicians Make you bass guitar sing! Stand out and make catchy solos! You don´t have to go to expensive music schools to understand the music theory and scales! You can now play like a pro! This book is what you need if you want to know more about music and your bass. This book also uses simple terminologies so that it will be easier for you to follow and understand. If you are ready to be a full-fledged musician and bassist, it´s time for you to grab a copy of our book. Download now! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Eflin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/074185/bk_acx0_074185_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Boy, do I have a lot to learn! Anyone who´s ever picked up a musical instrument of any kind - from the first caveman banging rocks to that little kid at the guitar shop - has thought that. I know I did. I´d been trying for years to break in to the music scene, to show everyone my chops, to make my mark. And I was good. But I wasn´t great. I knew that there was something wrong. ´´Then the teacher showed up. I didn´t ask for him. I didn´t think I needed him. And all he said he could teach me was ´nothing´. ´´What happened next, you may not believe...I sure didn´t...but that didn´t stop him.´´ The Music Lesson is the inspiring story of a young bass player and the lessons he learns about Life, Music, and the Life of Music. Throughout this audiobook is new, original music written by Victor Wooten and a bonus performance by the original supergroup Bela Fleck and the Flecktones. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Victor L. Wooten. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/001439/bk_tant_001439_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.