Timbaland to Launch New Book, The Emperor of Sound, at BackStory Live Interview Event
By Jack Barnes
In The Emperor of Sound, his new book coming out in November via Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, Timbaland offers fans an unprecedented look into his life and work. Completely uncensored and totally honest, he reveals the magic behind the music and the layering of sounds that have created dozens of number-one hits. The Emperor of Sound showcases this master’s artistry and offers an extraordinary glimpse inside a great musical mind. You can pre-order The Emperor of Sound today at http://bit.ly/1I3IGgg.
Hosted by legendary music journalist Brad Tolinski, the event will allow guests to enjoy a seat at an exclusive, career-spanning live interview. Each ticket includes a copy of The Emperor of Sound. VIP experience tickets also include a meet-and-greet with Timbaland and premium seating. Timbaland will be interviewed one-on-one by Tolinski as they discuss the new book and much more. Tickets are available at www.backstoryevents.com or http://highlineballroom.com. A portion of the proceeds of the event will benefit Timbaland’s Always Believing Foundation. Learn more at alwaysbelieving.com.
BackStory events kicked off in mid-June with guitar and production mastermind Nile Rodgers, who discussed his two-day, all-star event, FreakOut! Let’s Dance Festival, and continued with guitar icon Joe Satriani in July, who talked about his latest release, Shockwave Supernova. Upcoming events include launches with The Zombies and more.
The live interview series is produced by Tolinski and music industry pioneer Laura B. Whitmore. Best known as the editor-in-chief of Guitar World Magazine for 25 years, Tolinski is a respected journalist and the author of Light and Shade: Conversations with Jimmy Page. Throughout his career, Tolinski has skillfully interviewed hundreds of musicians and plays guitar, violin and mandolin himself. Laura B. Whitmore is a respected music industry marketer, the founder of the Women’s International Music Network and a journalist and editor.
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