Took care of some EA business today. One aspect of EA that I would like to improve (but it's not necessarily up to me) are the demo submissions. I have a few ways to drum up more submissions but if you know of anyone that has a band with an actual demo (or proper CD) recorded, get them in touch. I started EA from the underground on up. And yet - I'm missing the underground nowadays. Where are the bands that are still honing their craft?
Another area that I am continuing to pick away at is Asian Cinema. I've been into Asian films since the late 80's/early 90's. So every now and then I watch and sometimes rewatch films from the genre to see what's been going on in the industry. I had been trying to interview one of the current stars but that proved fruitless. The language barrier is also an issue. But, I haven't given up. Yet.
Currently playing the new Jabi Shriki CD. Good stuff. One of the reasons I'm glad I started the magazine....to get exposed to new artists like this. www.jabi.us
What else? What else? A few new things are in....but I'm going to wait before I unveil those announcements.
February is around the corner. The first issue of EA came out in April of 2011. So strange to think that almost a year has passed. Overall, once #4 and #5 are out - I'll feel quite accomplished.
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