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Courage & Fear 2,669 views Aug 21, 2018
You want to Record a cd
Now, over three years later I have had the opportunity to work with some very talented musicians, producers, engineers, and artists, but getting from there to here wasn't as easy as I thought.
A&R: Simultaneously the Most Frustrating and Fun Part of the Job
work out Chicago has an awesome music scene, but sifting through the muck is a daunting task. I put several ads on Craigslist announcing the label and soliciting for artists; I received over one hundred responses review within the first week.
A few tips for bands that are soliciting music labels:
MySpace is a great place to showcase your music to your fans, but not to labels - the sound quality is poor at best.
Include a little bit about yourself - there is more to a band than its music. If you have a story, tell it.
Make sure you are ready to solicit music labels; just because your girlfriend thinks you're a rock star, it doesn't mean anyone else will.
The Fun Part
Going to shows has to be best part of the job. What other job allows you to hang out in some great clubs and venues, see live music, enjoy adult beverages, and hang out with some incredibly talented musicians?
In my opinion, a band's excercise live show makes or breaks them. I have heard some amazing tracks sent to me only to be let down by a band that mopes around on stage.
Time is Your Worst Enemy
Recording schedules, day cd jobs, line-up changes, funding challenges, and studio issues make what you anticipate to be a three-month project into an eighteen-month project. Nothing goes according to schedule, so be prepared, and more importantly, keep the artists prepared. Bands can disappear when they feel they aren't at the point they should be, but they aren't always aware of what happens behind the scenes to get that record in their hands.
What Worked in the Past Won't Always Work in the Future
The music industry is undergoing a revolution,many people recording cd music and when the dust settles, those that embrace technology and cater to the changing ways in which consumers find, buy, and listen to music will still be standing.
When people ask where they can buy our cd music releases I list off all of the popular online destinations. Then they ask, "Why so you don't sell CDs?" and I ask in return, "When was the last time you bought a CD?" The answer is always a resounding, "I can't remember!"
Think and Act Differently
People don't get their music the same way they used to as most are on cds today and the industry needs to be flexible to adapt. My label decided to be an buy all-digital label, partnering with a review distributor that gets our artists to just about everywhere people go for music, including the consistently growing music streaming sites.
We also operate on a profit-sharing system where we split the revenue with the artist to help with cost of making music cds over the traditional royalty structure. I thought back to my friend and his checks for a few dollars, and I wanted to do something different. So instead of the artists making tiny percentages off of high-cost physical media, they take a large cut of a low distribution cost digital sale.
So if you think you have what it takes, go for it! Just remember that they call it the music business for a reason.
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  • 21 Aug 2018
    Now, over three years later I have had the opportunity to work with some very talented musicians, producers, engineers, and artists, but getting from there to here wasn't as easy as I thought.A&R: Simultaneously the Most Frustrating and Fun Part of the Jobwork out Chicago has an awesome music scene, but sifting through the muck is a daunting task. I put several ads on Craigslist announcing the label and soliciting for artists; I received over one hundred responses review within the first week.A few tips for bands that are soliciting music labels:MySpace is a great place to showcase your music to your fans, but not to labels - the sound quality is poor at best.Include a little bit about yourself - there is more to a band than its music. If you have a story, tell it.Make sure you are ready to solicit music labels; just because your girlfriend thinks you're a rock star, it doesn't mean anyone else will.The Fun PartGoing to shows has to be best part of the job. What other job allows you to hang out in some great clubs and venues, see live music, enjoy adult beverages, and hang out with some incredibly talented musicians?In my opinion, a band's excercise live show makes or breaks them. I have heard some amazing tracks sent to me only to be let down by a band that mopes around on stage.Time is Your Worst EnemyRecording schedules, day cd jobs, line-up changes, funding challenges, and studio issues make what you anticipate to be a three-month project into an eighteen-month project. Nothing goes according to schedule, so be prepared, and more importantly, keep the artists prepared. Bands can disappear when they feel they aren't at the point they should be, but they aren't always aware of what happens behind the scenes to get that record in their hands.What Worked in the Past Won't Always Work in the FutureThe music industry is undergoing a revolution,many people recording cd music and when the dust settles, those that embrace technology and cater to the changing ways in which consumers find, buy, and listen to music will still be standing.When people ask where they can buy our cd music releases I list off all of the popular online destinations. Then they ask, "Why so you don't sell CDs?" and I ask in return, "When was the last time you bought a CD?" The answer is always a resounding, "I can't remember!"Think and Act DifferentlyPeople don't get their music the same way they used to as most are on cds today and the industry needs to be flexible to adapt. My label decided to be an buy all-digital label, partnering with a review distributor that gets our artists to just about everywhere people go for music, including the consistently growing music streaming sites.We also operate on a profit-sharing system where we split the revenue with the artist to help with cost of making music cds over the traditional royalty structure. I thought back to my friend and his checks for a few dollars, and I wanted to do something different. So instead of the artists making tiny percentages off of high-cost physical media, they take a large cut of a low distribution cost digital sale.So if you think you have what it takes, go for it! Just remember that they call it the music business for a reason.For Great Selection of Dvd,Cd,Vhs,Books Visit My Store By Going To chmailorder.com,www.bonanza.com/booths/Chlp/,
    2670 Posted by Agustin Kessler
  • Now, over three years later I have had the opportunity to work with some very talented musicians, producers, engineers, and artists, but getting from there to here wasn't as easy as I thought.A&R: Simultaneously the Most Frustrating and Fun Part of the Jobwork out Chicago has an awesome music scene, but sifting through the muck is a daunting task. I put several ads on Craigslist announcing the label and soliciting for artists; I received over one hundred responses review within the first week.A few tips for bands that are soliciting music labels:MySpace is a great place to showcase your music to your fans, but not to labels - the sound quality is poor at best.Include a little bit about yourself - there is more to a band than its music. If you have a story, tell it.Make sure you are ready to solicit music labels; just because your girlfriend thinks you're a rock star, it doesn't mean anyone else will.The Fun PartGoing to shows has to be best part of the job. What other job allows you to hang out in some great clubs and venues, see live music, enjoy adult beverages, and hang out with some incredibly talented musicians?In my opinion, a band's excercise live show makes or breaks them. I have heard some amazing tracks sent to me only to be let down by a band that mopes around on stage.Time is Your Worst EnemyRecording schedules, day cd jobs, line-up changes, funding challenges, and studio issues make what you anticipate to be a three-month project into an eighteen-month project. Nothing goes according to schedule, so be prepared, and more importantly, keep the artists prepared. Bands can disappear when they feel they aren't at the point they should be, but they aren't always aware of what happens behind the scenes to get that record in their hands.What Worked in the Past Won't Always Work in the FutureThe music industry is undergoing a revolution,many people recording cd music and when the dust settles, those that embrace technology and cater to the changing ways in which consumers find, buy, and listen to music will still be standing.When people ask where they can buy our cd music releases I list off all of the popular online destinations. Then they ask, "Why so you don't sell CDs?" and I ask in return, "When was the last time you bought a CD?" The answer is always a resounding, "I can't remember!"Think and Act DifferentlyPeople don't get their music the same way they used to as most are on cds today and the industry needs to be flexible to adapt. My label decided to be an buy all-digital label, partnering with a review distributor that gets our artists to just about everywhere people go for music, including the consistently growing music streaming sites.We also operate on a profit-sharing system where we split the revenue with the artist to help with cost of making music cds over the traditional royalty structure. I thought back to my friend and his checks for a few dollars, and I wanted to do something different. So instead of the artists making tiny percentages off of high-cost physical media, they take a large cut of a low distribution cost digital sale.So if you think you have what it takes, go for it! Just remember that they call it the music business for a reason.For Great Selection of Dvd,Cd,Vhs,Books Visit My Store By Going To chmailorder.com,www.bonanza.com/booths/Chlp/,
    Aug 21, 2018 2670
  • 13 Aug 2018
    Today, music is not the same as it was say some 40 or 50 years ago. If you ask your parents or brothers or sisters who were born during this era you will certainly hear stories of music being made available in tapes, cassettes and other such storage devices. The internet was still not around and hence the only way people could listen to music was with the help of these music devices. If you needed to listen to some new music the only option was to either have them recorded from a radio or live program or have it purchased from a brick and mortar outlet. However all this has gone through a dramatic change and today it is now very easy to get hold of the right music just at the click of a button using the power and reach of the internet. Free downloadable music is something that has become a craze amongst both young and old people.The best of cd music, the most modern and the latest cd music albums are now available for download and can be done at your convenience sitting in the comfort of your drawing room or bedroom. In fact it would be almost impossible for many of us to believe that many quality music albums, songs and other such things could be available for free from the internet. All that you need to know is the right source of information about the websites that have links for such free downloadable music. However it is very important to exercise a bit of care and caution while going in for such free download of your favorite song or music. Let us try and learn about them over the next few lines.First and foremost you have to be in a position to differentiate the grain from the chaff as far as these free comic books downloadable music websites are concerned. For every 10 genuine websites you are certain to come across either one or two websites that are not genuine excercise [https://www.chmailorder.com/categories/cd/677797] and dubious to put it frankly. These websites try and fleece customers by asking them to pay a small download fee. Once you have done so, used (bkhaven.com) you not only get the music albums that you so badly long for, but along with it you also get many virus software and malwares as complimentary packages. Hence it is very important for you to be wary of these websites lest you end yourself in a desperate and difficult situation.You could find your computer being totally Post infected with these viruses which could totally damage your hardware and software. However if you are careful and have done the due diligence, you are sure to come across a number of good free downloadable music websites which certainly will be worth visiting every now and then. There are some websites which may ask you to pay a small joining fee and it is worth the money rather than risk downloading from websites about which you do not have much information or knowledge. You should learn to be patient when it comes to downloading such music from websites on the internet.For Great Selection of Music & Feature Films Visit My Webstore By Going To http://www.chmailorder.com/categories/cd/677797
    882 Posted by Agustin Kessler
  • Today, music is not the same as it was say some 40 or 50 years ago. If you ask your parents or brothers or sisters who were born during this era you will certainly hear stories of music being made available in tapes, cassettes and other such storage devices. The internet was still not around and hence the only way people could listen to music was with the help of these music devices. If you needed to listen to some new music the only option was to either have them recorded from a radio or live program or have it purchased from a brick and mortar outlet. However all this has gone through a dramatic change and today it is now very easy to get hold of the right music just at the click of a button using the power and reach of the internet. Free downloadable music is something that has become a craze amongst both young and old people.The best of cd music, the most modern and the latest cd music albums are now available for download and can be done at your convenience sitting in the comfort of your drawing room or bedroom. In fact it would be almost impossible for many of us to believe that many quality music albums, songs and other such things could be available for free from the internet. All that you need to know is the right source of information about the websites that have links for such free downloadable music. However it is very important to exercise a bit of care and caution while going in for such free download of your favorite song or music. Let us try and learn about them over the next few lines.First and foremost you have to be in a position to differentiate the grain from the chaff as far as these free comic books downloadable music websites are concerned. For every 10 genuine websites you are certain to come across either one or two websites that are not genuine excercise [https://www.chmailorder.com/categories/cd/677797] and dubious to put it frankly. These websites try and fleece customers by asking them to pay a small download fee. Once you have done so, used (bkhaven.com) you not only get the music albums that you so badly long for, but along with it you also get many virus software and malwares as complimentary packages. Hence it is very important for you to be wary of these websites lest you end yourself in a desperate and difficult situation.You could find your computer being totally Post infected with these viruses which could totally damage your hardware and software. However if you are careful and have done the due diligence, you are sure to come across a number of good free downloadable music websites which certainly will be worth visiting every now and then. There are some websites which may ask you to pay a small joining fee and it is worth the money rather than risk downloading from websites about which you do not have much information or knowledge. You should learn to be patient when it comes to downloading such music from websites on the internet.For Great Selection of Music & Feature Films Visit My Webstore By Going To http://www.chmailorder.com/categories/cd/677797
    Aug 13, 2018 882
  • 12 Aug 2018
    The C major scale system works best on healing the physical body, as opposed to the spirit or emotional bodies. Also, it is important to note that there is no overall sound healing system. What that means is, a tone that works for me is not necessarily going to be helpful for you. It is the same in any field of medicine. However, according to Stephen Halpern, a pioneer in the field of sound healing, this system is most widely-accepted. Don't worry; if your body wants to heal, it will bridge the gap. Also, your intention will travel the sound vibrations so if you really want it and allow it to be effective, it will. Give it a try!Below is a list of song titles that are known for being uplifting and energizing and assigned them to the appropriate chakra based on the musical key. Effort was taken to address a variety of musical tastes and styles. Just find the chakra that you want to boost, find the song that uplifts you, and play it It's even more powerful if you sing along!Root Chakra cd - C MajorRespect cd - Aretha FranklinLet it Be cd - The BeatlesNo Woman, No Cry cd - Bob MarleyImagine cd - John LennonFly Me to the Moon cd - Frank SinatraAin't No Mountain High Enough cd - Diana RossLean on Me cd - Bill WithersI Believe I Can Fly cd - R. KellyYou Gotta Be cd - Des'reeLa Bamba cd - Los LobosBreakaway cd - Kelly ClarksonIt's My Life cd - Bon JoviTrue Colors cd - Cyndi LauperJump cd- Van HalenEye of the Tiger cd - SurvivorPower of Love cd - Huey Lewis and the NewsOh What a Beautiful Morning cd - Oklahoma (the musical)Over The Rainbow / What A Wonderful World cd - Israel Kamakawiwo'oleLove Train cd- The O'JaysSacral Chakra cd- D MajorYou Light Up My Life cd- Debby BooneI Can See Clearly Now cd - Jimmy CliffMy Way - Frank Sinatra cdProud - Heather Small cdAngel - Sarah McLachlan cdThe Best Is Yet To Come cd games - Michael Bubl? A Place in the Sun* cd - Stevie WonderYou Get What You Give cd - The New RadicalsEverything cd - Michael BubleI'm Yours cd - Jason Mrazlist Reach cd - Gloria EstefanAin't No Mountain High Enough cd - Marvin GayeI've Got the World on A String cd - Michael BubleSolar Plexus Chakra cd - E MajorHero cd- Mariah CareyLet Me Roll It cd - Paul McCartneyI Will Survive cd - Gloria GaynorBridge Over Troubled Water* cd - Simon & GarfunkelDowntown cd - Petula ClarkDreams cd - The CranberriesDancing in the Street cd - The Mamas and the PapasFly** cd - Hilary DuffPerfect Day* cd - HokuSoak up the Sun cd - Sheryl CrowDon't Stop Believing cd - JourneyFeeling Good** cd - Michael BublePeaceful Easy Feeling cd - The EaglesI Love Rock 'N Roll cd - Joan JettThe Climb cd - Miley CyrusIn the Summertime cd - Mungo JerryThings Can Only Get Better* cd - D:ReamThat's What Friends Are For cd - Stevie WonderHeart Chakra cd - F MajorJump In the Line cd - Harry BelafonteWhat a Wonderful World cd - Louis ArmstrongWouldn't It Be Loverly? cd - My Fair Lady (the musical)Let the Good Times Roll cd - We Are Young cd - FunSeasons of Love cd - Rent (the musical)Put on a Happy Face cd - Bye Bye Birdie (the musical)We Are the World cd - USA for Africa (starts in E major)Get Down Tonight cd - KC & The Sunshine BandThroat Chakra cd - G MajorAmerican Pie cd - Dave McCleanSea of Love cd - The HoneydrippersGirls Just Wanna Have Fun cd movie classics - Cyndi LauperBrown Eyed Girl cd - Van MorrisonUnder the Boardwalk cd - The DriftersDaydream Believer cd - The MonkeesNightswimming cd - R.E.M.Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now* cd - StarshipAccidentally in Love cd - Counting CrowsWhen I see You Smile cd - Bad EnglishMy Favorite Things cd - The Sound of Music (the musical)Hey Ya! cd - OutKastFeeling Good** cd - Nina SimoneBrow Chakra cd - A majorIn My Life cd - The BeatlesMoondance* cd - Van MorrisonSpirit in the Sky cd - Norman GreenbaumWe Are Family cd - Sister SledgeYou Get What you Give cd - New RadicalsI Will Remember You cd - Sarah McLachlanBeautiful Day cd - U2Fly Like An Eagle cd - Steve Miller BandBurning Heart** cd - SurvivorSpirit In The Sky cd - Doctor and the MedicsAll That Jazz cd - Chicago (the musical)Somewhere Over the Rainbow* cd - Judy GarlandHeal the World cd - Michael JacksonTake On Me cd - A-haCrown cd - B MajorAfrica cd - TotoWind beneath my wings* cd - Bette MidlerOn The Sunny Side of the Street* cd - Frank SinatraDon't Worry, Be Happy cd - Bobbby McFerrinCalling All Angels* cd - TrainI Hope You Dance* cd - Lee Ann WomackCome On Get Happy* cd - The Partridge FamilyThe 59th Street Bridge Song* cd - Simon and GarfunkleWalking on Sunshine* cd - Katrina & The WavesDrift Away cd - Dobie GraySuddenly I See** cd - KT TunstallBlinded by the Light* cd - Manfred MannSweet Caroline* cd - Neil DiamondI'm So Excited cd - The Pointer SistersMusic of My Heart cd - NSYNCCircle of Life* cd - The Lion KingWin* cd - Brian McKnight*This song is actually a half-step lower (flat) but should still be effective**This song is actually in a minor key, but should still be effectiveFor Great Selection of Dvd,Cd,Vhs,Books Visit My Webstore at http://www.chmailorder.com/categories/cd/677797
    660 Posted by Agustin Kessler
  • The C major scale system works best on healing the physical body, as opposed to the spirit or emotional bodies. Also, it is important to note that there is no overall sound healing system. What that means is, a tone that works for me is not necessarily going to be helpful for you. It is the same in any field of medicine. However, according to Stephen Halpern, a pioneer in the field of sound healing, this system is most widely-accepted. Don't worry; if your body wants to heal, it will bridge the gap. Also, your intention will travel the sound vibrations so if you really want it and allow it to be effective, it will. Give it a try!Below is a list of song titles that are known for being uplifting and energizing and assigned them to the appropriate chakra based on the musical key. Effort was taken to address a variety of musical tastes and styles. Just find the chakra that you want to boost, find the song that uplifts you, and play it It's even more powerful if you sing along!Root Chakra cd - C MajorRespect cd - Aretha FranklinLet it Be cd - The BeatlesNo Woman, No Cry cd - Bob MarleyImagine cd - John LennonFly Me to the Moon cd - Frank SinatraAin't No Mountain High Enough cd - Diana RossLean on Me cd - Bill WithersI Believe I Can Fly cd - R. KellyYou Gotta Be cd - Des'reeLa Bamba cd - Los LobosBreakaway cd - Kelly ClarksonIt's My Life cd - Bon JoviTrue Colors cd - Cyndi LauperJump cd- Van HalenEye of the Tiger cd - SurvivorPower of Love cd - Huey Lewis and the NewsOh What a Beautiful Morning cd - Oklahoma (the musical)Over The Rainbow / What A Wonderful World cd - Israel Kamakawiwo'oleLove Train cd- The O'JaysSacral Chakra cd- D MajorYou Light Up My Life cd- Debby BooneI Can See Clearly Now cd - Jimmy CliffMy Way - Frank Sinatra cdProud - Heather Small cdAngel - Sarah McLachlan cdThe Best Is Yet To Come cd games - Michael Bubl? A Place in the Sun* cd - Stevie WonderYou Get What You Give cd - The New RadicalsEverything cd - Michael BubleI'm Yours cd - Jason Mrazlist Reach cd - Gloria EstefanAin't No Mountain High Enough cd - Marvin GayeI've Got the World on A String cd - Michael BubleSolar Plexus Chakra cd - E MajorHero cd- Mariah CareyLet Me Roll It cd - Paul McCartneyI Will Survive cd - Gloria GaynorBridge Over Troubled Water* cd - Simon & GarfunkelDowntown cd - Petula ClarkDreams cd - The CranberriesDancing in the Street cd - The Mamas and the PapasFly** cd - Hilary DuffPerfect Day* cd - HokuSoak up the Sun cd - Sheryl CrowDon't Stop Believing cd - JourneyFeeling Good** cd - Michael BublePeaceful Easy Feeling cd - The EaglesI Love Rock 'N Roll cd - Joan JettThe Climb cd - Miley CyrusIn the Summertime cd - Mungo JerryThings Can Only Get Better* cd - D:ReamThat's What Friends Are For cd - Stevie WonderHeart Chakra cd - F MajorJump In the Line cd - Harry BelafonteWhat a Wonderful World cd - Louis ArmstrongWouldn't It Be Loverly? cd - My Fair Lady (the musical)Let the Good Times Roll cd - We Are Young cd - FunSeasons of Love cd - Rent (the musical)Put on a Happy Face cd - Bye Bye Birdie (the musical)We Are the World cd - USA for Africa (starts in E major)Get Down Tonight cd - KC & The Sunshine BandThroat Chakra cd - G MajorAmerican Pie cd - Dave McCleanSea of Love cd - The HoneydrippersGirls Just Wanna Have Fun cd movie classics - Cyndi LauperBrown Eyed Girl cd - Van MorrisonUnder the Boardwalk cd - The DriftersDaydream Believer cd - The MonkeesNightswimming cd - R.E.M.Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now* cd - StarshipAccidentally in Love cd - Counting CrowsWhen I see You Smile cd - Bad EnglishMy Favorite Things cd - The Sound of Music (the musical)Hey Ya! cd - OutKastFeeling Good** cd - Nina SimoneBrow Chakra cd - A majorIn My Life cd - The BeatlesMoondance* cd - Van MorrisonSpirit in the Sky cd - Norman GreenbaumWe Are Family cd - Sister SledgeYou Get What you Give cd - New RadicalsI Will Remember You cd - Sarah McLachlanBeautiful Day cd - U2Fly Like An Eagle cd - Steve Miller BandBurning Heart** cd - SurvivorSpirit In The Sky cd - Doctor and the MedicsAll That Jazz cd - Chicago (the musical)Somewhere Over the Rainbow* cd - Judy GarlandHeal the World cd - Michael JacksonTake On Me cd - A-haCrown cd - B MajorAfrica cd - TotoWind beneath my wings* cd - Bette MidlerOn The Sunny Side of the Street* cd - Frank SinatraDon't Worry, Be Happy cd - Bobbby McFerrinCalling All Angels* cd - TrainI Hope You Dance* cd - Lee Ann WomackCome On Get Happy* cd - The Partridge FamilyThe 59th Street Bridge Song* cd - Simon and GarfunkleWalking on Sunshine* cd - Katrina & The WavesDrift Away cd - Dobie GraySuddenly I See** cd - KT TunstallBlinded by the Light* cd - Manfred MannSweet Caroline* cd - Neil DiamondI'm So Excited cd - The Pointer SistersMusic of My Heart cd - NSYNCCircle of Life* cd - The Lion KingWin* cd - Brian McKnight*This song is actually a half-step lower (flat) but should still be effective**This song is actually in a minor key, but should still be effectiveFor Great Selection of Dvd,Cd,Vhs,Books Visit My Webstore at http://www.chmailorder.com/categories/cd/677797
    Aug 12, 2018 660
  • 09 Aug 2018
    Some weekends ago I found myself in one of the a mall in the city. I've been going to this mall ever since I counted my age in single digits, its been refurbished and rebuilt several times but I can still see the shadow of the old mall when I look at it. My family goes to this thrift shop full of a gaggle of things: toys, bags, candy, magazines, gadgets - all sorts of stuff. It used to sell comics. I used to just be able to pick an issue from the stands. These days the stands only has magazines; not a comic book in sight. I remember buying an issue of the Flash (Infantino/Heck issue) here right after watching the movie Flash Gordon. My Mom, seeing me with the comic book said: "You know the Flash (Gordon) you saw in the movie isn't the same as the Flash in that comic book right?". Of course, Mom. I also remember buying Starlin's Warlock from the racks and, maybe because I was coming down with something to begin with, I remember I felt dizzy and sick looking at the heavily inked panels. The point is, this was one of the stores that filled weaved comic books into my life. I don't go in the thrift shop anymore. There's nothing there for me. I just hand my wife some money and wait for her and the kids to come out. While I'm outside I go around at that part of the mall and reminisce. There used to be a comic specialty shop on the lower level - gone. Another second hand comic shop on the third floor - gone too; the place is packed with toy shops. On the other side of the mall was a place called the Arcade and the first comic shop I know used to stand there. When it closed others took its place. At its height, the Arcade had no less than three comic stores. Now, none. Nada. Nothing. Just eateries and antique furniture shops. The mall where I used to go to get my comics fix had a total of zero stores. It makes me sad, but not for me, the city still has comic book shops and I know where they are. It makes me sad for all the young people who will miss out on comics, and the magic that reading comics can bring. Getting into those issues and collecting comic books them was a highlight of my young years. The kids of today have what I didn't: video games, movies on dvd,cd music some other stuff I don't know about. I'm pretty sure that comics won't be a staple, because these days, you really have to get out of your way to grab an issue or two. Maybe the graphic novels and trade paperbacks in the bookstores will keep the hobby alive. I'm talking here not about the financial aspect of comics as a business but the pleasure aspect of comics as a hobby. I'm talking about reading comic books and getting hooked on something absolutely enjoyable. Like all comics lovers with access to the Internet I'm an avid reader of comics sites and comics reviews online. There's a lot of good and enjoyable material out there, but there are also a substantial amount of reviews that are puzzling to me. I'm talking about comic book reviewers who, I see, are simply unhappy about anything that they read, or nearly everything. These are readers who set the bar so high that only a very select handful of comic books make their grade. It's their right to say what they want and I don't begrudge them that. I'm confused because why is it that nearly everything (but not all) of the comic books I've read are good or great but the same comics get shot down in the reviews? The answer is, of course, the subjective, deeply personal nature of reviews. But all this points to an even bigger truth about reading comic books: If you read comic books in the spirit of fault-finding and with a mindset deadset on criticizing and simply not enjoying the work, then you won't enjoy it. You will find that fault, you will feel derisive of the work, you will think you wasted your money and you will have an altogether terrible experience. Barring some truly terrible comic books out there ( we all know of a few), you will get into the read what Register you bring into it. If you are open to having a good time, if you know a bit of the sheer talent and hard work it takes to illustrate, write and edit a comic book; if you look for the strengths of the work rather than the weaknesses, you are very likely to have a wonderful read. A lot of the enjoyment of comic books depends on the mindset of the reader rather than the work itself (although, I repeat, there are some truly terrible, gag-worthy comics out there). You have to give the medium a chance. Heck, read like a young kid, and believe, no - know, that you're going to enjoy it. And you will -because you approached the work that way. If you approach it with an eye to doing a negative critique, you'll find what you're looking for, because the flaws are there in all but a very select group of comic books. Right now I'm avidly following an ongoing work, "Demon Knights", from DC's New 52; I'm also re-reading an old series from the early 80's, Roy Thomas' "All-Star Squadron". The flaws in both works are very obvious to me and I can pick to have a perfectly horrid time by focusing on those flaws. But a change of approach on my part has me focusing on the strengths of the series; more than that, I find myself looking at what was once a flaw as a wonderful eccentricity or quaint aspect of the work - from this vantage point, comic book reading is pure enjoyment and this hobby is magic. A lot really depends on my approach to it. When I talk about a series, a story arc, an issue or a graphic novel in Comic books Recommended I highlight the aspects of the comic I enjoy the most. I want my readers to feel why this pastime is great for me and why it can be magic for them as well. I try to pass on the joy; life is too short to be a hater. For Huge Selection of Dvd,Cd,Vhs,Books Visit My Webstore at chmailorder.com,www.bonanza.com/booths/Chlp/,
    279 Posted by Agustin Kessler
  • Some weekends ago I found myself in one of the a mall in the city. I've been going to this mall ever since I counted my age in single digits, its been refurbished and rebuilt several times but I can still see the shadow of the old mall when I look at it. My family goes to this thrift shop full of a gaggle of things: toys, bags, candy, magazines, gadgets - all sorts of stuff. It used to sell comics. I used to just be able to pick an issue from the stands. These days the stands only has magazines; not a comic book in sight. I remember buying an issue of the Flash (Infantino/Heck issue) here right after watching the movie Flash Gordon. My Mom, seeing me with the comic book said: "You know the Flash (Gordon) you saw in the movie isn't the same as the Flash in that comic book right?". Of course, Mom. I also remember buying Starlin's Warlock from the racks and, maybe because I was coming down with something to begin with, I remember I felt dizzy and sick looking at the heavily inked panels. The point is, this was one of the stores that filled weaved comic books into my life. I don't go in the thrift shop anymore. There's nothing there for me. I just hand my wife some money and wait for her and the kids to come out. While I'm outside I go around at that part of the mall and reminisce. There used to be a comic specialty shop on the lower level - gone. Another second hand comic shop on the third floor - gone too; the place is packed with toy shops. On the other side of the mall was a place called the Arcade and the first comic shop I know used to stand there. When it closed others took its place. At its height, the Arcade had no less than three comic stores. Now, none. Nada. Nothing. Just eateries and antique furniture shops. The mall where I used to go to get my comics fix had a total of zero stores. It makes me sad, but not for me, the city still has comic book shops and I know where they are. It makes me sad for all the young people who will miss out on comics, and the magic that reading comics can bring. Getting into those issues and collecting comic books them was a highlight of my young years. The kids of today have what I didn't: video games, movies on dvd,cd music some other stuff I don't know about. I'm pretty sure that comics won't be a staple, because these days, you really have to get out of your way to grab an issue or two. Maybe the graphic novels and trade paperbacks in the bookstores will keep the hobby alive. I'm talking here not about the financial aspect of comics as a business but the pleasure aspect of comics as a hobby. I'm talking about reading comic books and getting hooked on something absolutely enjoyable. Like all comics lovers with access to the Internet I'm an avid reader of comics sites and comics reviews online. There's a lot of good and enjoyable material out there, but there are also a substantial amount of reviews that are puzzling to me. I'm talking about comic book reviewers who, I see, are simply unhappy about anything that they read, or nearly everything. These are readers who set the bar so high that only a very select handful of comic books make their grade. It's their right to say what they want and I don't begrudge them that. I'm confused because why is it that nearly everything (but not all) of the comic books I've read are good or great but the same comics get shot down in the reviews? The answer is, of course, the subjective, deeply personal nature of reviews. But all this points to an even bigger truth about reading comic books: If you read comic books in the spirit of fault-finding and with a mindset deadset on criticizing and simply not enjoying the work, then you won't enjoy it. You will find that fault, you will feel derisive of the work, you will think you wasted your money and you will have an altogether terrible experience. Barring some truly terrible comic books out there ( we all know of a few), you will get into the read what Register you bring into it. If you are open to having a good time, if you know a bit of the sheer talent and hard work it takes to illustrate, write and edit a comic book; if you look for the strengths of the work rather than the weaknesses, you are very likely to have a wonderful read. A lot of the enjoyment of comic books depends on the mindset of the reader rather than the work itself (although, I repeat, there are some truly terrible, gag-worthy comics out there). You have to give the medium a chance. Heck, read like a young kid, and believe, no - know, that you're going to enjoy it. And you will -because you approached the work that way. If you approach it with an eye to doing a negative critique, you'll find what you're looking for, because the flaws are there in all but a very select group of comic books. Right now I'm avidly following an ongoing work, "Demon Knights", from DC's New 52; I'm also re-reading an old series from the early 80's, Roy Thomas' "All-Star Squadron". The flaws in both works are very obvious to me and I can pick to have a perfectly horrid time by focusing on those flaws. But a change of approach on my part has me focusing on the strengths of the series; more than that, I find myself looking at what was once a flaw as a wonderful eccentricity or quaint aspect of the work - from this vantage point, comic book reading is pure enjoyment and this hobby is magic. A lot really depends on my approach to it. When I talk about a series, a story arc, an issue or a graphic novel in Comic books Recommended I highlight the aspects of the comic I enjoy the most. I want my readers to feel why this pastime is great for me and why it can be magic for them as well. I try to pass on the joy; life is too short to be a hater. For Huge Selection of Dvd,Cd,Vhs,Books Visit My Webstore at chmailorder.com,www.bonanza.com/booths/Chlp/,
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    Some weekends ago I found myself in one of the a mall in the city. I've been going to this mall ever since I counted my age in single digits, its been refurbished and rebuilt several times but I can still see the shadow of the old mall when I look at it. My family goes to this thrift shop full of a gaggle of things: toys, bags, candy, magazines, gadgets - all sorts of stuff. It used to sell comics. I used to just be able to pick an issue from the stands. These days the stands only has magazines; not a comic book in sight. I remember buying an issue of the Flash (Infantino/Heck issue) here right after watching the movie Flash Gordon. My Mom, seeing me with the comic book said: "You know the Flash (Gordon) you saw in the movie isn't the same as the Flash in that comic book right?". Of course, Mom. I also remember buying Starlin's Warlock from the racks and, maybe because I was coming down with something to begin with, I remember I felt dizzy and sick looking at the heavily inked panels. The point is, this was one of the stores that filled weaved comic books into my life. I don't go in the thrift shop anymore. There's nothing there for me. I just hand my wife some money and wait for her and the kids to come out. While I'm outside I go around at that part of the mall and reminisce. There used to be a comic specialty shop on the lower level - gone. Another second hand comic shop on the third floor - gone too; the place is packed with toy shops. On the other side of the mall was a place called the Arcade and the first comic shop I know used to stand there. When it closed others took its place. At its height, the Arcade had no less than three comic stores. Now, none. Nada. Nothing. Just eateries and antique furniture shops. 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Like all comics lovers with access to the Internet I'm an avid reader of comics sites and comics reviews online. There's a lot of good and enjoyable material out there, but there are also a substantial amount of reviews that are puzzling to me. I'm talking about comic book reviewers who, I see, are simply unhappy about anything that they read, or nearly everything. These are readers who set the bar so high that only a very select handful of comic books make their grade. It's their right to say what they want and I don't begrudge them that. I'm confused because why is it that nearly everything (but not all) of the comic books I've read are good or great but the same comics get shot down in the reviews? The answer is, of course, the subjective, deeply personal nature of reviews. 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Heck, read like a young kid, and believe, no - know, that you're going to enjoy it. And you will -because you approached the work that way. If you approach it with an eye to doing a negative critique, you'll find what you're looking for, because the flaws are there in all but a very select group of comic books. Right now I'm avidly following an ongoing work, "Demon Knights", from DC's New 52; I'm also re-reading an old series from the early 80's, Roy Thomas' "All-Star Squadron". The flaws in both works are very obvious to me and I can pick to have a perfectly horrid time by focusing on those flaws. But a change of approach on my part has me focusing on the strengths of the series; more than that, I find myself looking at what was once a flaw as a wonderful eccentricity or quaint aspect of the work - from this vantage point, comic book reading is pure enjoyment and this hobby is magic. A lot really depends on my approach to it. 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