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Category: Tune-In Tuesdays

Tune-In Tuesdays #109: Running Away by VANO 3000

That’s right, bug buddies. For this week’s installment of Tune-In Tuesdays, we’re reviewing the infamous “Adult Swim” audio that’s currently trending on TikTok: “Running Away” by VANO 3000.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #108: “Soft Bits In,” a Chiptune Tribute to the Flaming Lips is Now on Kickstarter

Levi “Doctor Octoroc” has recently kicked off the Kickstarter campaign for “Soft Bits In,” his chiptune take on The Flaming Lips’ album, “The Soft Bulletin.”

Backers can enjoy a variety of rewards for pledging their support to the campaign, including: a deluxe digital download of the album, a special edition vinyl press, a two-hour “Chiptunes 101” master class with Doctor Octoroc, and a chiptune track produced just for you by Doctor Octoroc himself.

“‘The Soft Bulletin’ was one of the first albums I ever saw in a store and was like, ‘I want this album,'” Doctor Octoroc said during our interview about “Soft Bits” In last year. “It’s an album that I love, an album that I thought would go really well in the format, so I decided to go for that.”

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Tune-In Tuesdays #107: Melodie Muggy on Releasing her First Song, “Chunkawunk”

Colorful, vivacious, and down-to-earth, artist and musician Melodie Muggy has recently released her first song, “Chunkawunk.”

Last week, we spoke with Muggy via Zoom to learn more about her passion for music, her art and jewelry shops online, as well as her values. Muggy also shared some great advice for artists and musicians who are gearing up to release their first creations.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #105: Beacon Bloom on Releasing Their NFT-Integrated Music Video for “Nothing Here But You”

Hailing from New Zealand, the electronic trio Beacon Bloom sends sparks through their audience with their rhythmic, dream-like single and music video for their latest single, “Nothing Here But You.”

Shot in one take, the music video takes the viewer on a scenic, immersive journey — and the best part? “Nothing Here But You” is NFT-integrated, offering fans and collectors a chance to connect with the song’s narrative in an entirely new way. 10 percent of the initial NFT sales are also being donated to The Orangutang Foundation and Regenerative Agriculture.

Recently, we spoke to Beacon Bloom’s Ryan Ferris to learn more about the band, the single, the music video, and NFTs via email. During the interview, we also learned more about the band’s passion for environmental efforts, such as regenerative agriculture.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #104: Andreww on Creating “Shadow Love” and “Crossroads”

Following the release of his two gritty, grungey, alt-rock singles “Shadow Love” and “Crossroads,” we reached out to the London musician and model Andreww to learn more about each track via email.

We also dove into Andreww’s lifelong passion for music, his career as a model, and the inspiration behind the video game accompanying the “Shadow Love” single.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #101: Marios Politis on Creating His First Album, This is My Story

Born and raised around a variety of musical influences, the Athens-based composer and guitarist Marios Politis found himself immediately drawn to the likes of rock-n-roll icons such as Metallica. Building on his lifelong connection to music, Politis released his first album, “This is My Story,” last year.

Earlier this month, we spoke with Politis to learn more about his story and what it was like to create his first album.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #99: C.O.D.E. Decodes the Story Behind Their Latest Single, “Words”

Rocking their listeners’ worlds with a blast of energy and emotion throughout their discography, the Athens-based rock band C.O.D.E. (Culture of Digital Elegance) packs yet another powerful punch with their latest single, “Words.”

Earlier this month, we spoke to C.O.D.E. band members Yiannis Katsaros and Vicky Fysikas to learn more about “Words” as well as their upcoming album, “No Excuses.”

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Tune-In Tuesdays #98: Ci Majr on Creating “Guillotine” and “Side Effects”

Vibrant, Atlanta-based pop artist Ci Majr has dazzled audiences once again with the release of her latest single, “Guillotine,” an amped-up pop anthem that explores vulnerability, love, and politics — all at once.

Earlier this month, we spoke with Ci Majr to learn more about “Guillotine,” as well as her upcoming debut EP “Side Effects,” which is scheduled for release on April 16, 2021.

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