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Tune-In Tuesdays #110: Breakup Films on “Just Whenever” & Their Upcoming EP

Captivating listeners with their dreamy, nostalgic sound, the Tel Aviv-based indie-pop band Breakup Films is coming in HOT this summer with their latest, anti-pop anthem single, “Just Whenever.”

Recently, we spoke to Ron Herscovici, Hai Barbi, and Shelly Reizis of Breakup Films to learn more about “Just Whenever.” We also discussed their personal connections with music and their upcoming EP, “My Head is Always Somewhere Else.”

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Weekly Newsletter #100: Happy 100th Newsletter

WHEW, we’re entering triple digits now, are we? Well, in any case, thank you for sticking along with the ride — whether you’ve been here the whole time, reading along since Weekly Newsletter #1, or whether this is your first time reading The Burgundy Zine. We appreciate you, bug buddies.

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The Second Summer Wave is Out NOW! Enjoy 10 New Art Prints Every Saturday from Burgundy Bug

Editor burgundy bug is making a SPLASH this season with her summer waves collection! Bug is releasing 10 NEW PRINTS in her Etsy Shop, “Bugs Boops,” every Saturday this June. The size of the prints in the Summer Wave II collection range from 5×5 inches to 8×10 inches, and the prices range from $5 to $25 (USD)!

As a special thank you for being part of our community, you can enjoy 10 percent off your order using the promo code “BDZN10” In addition to your purchase, every order includes a handful of mystery goodies, too.

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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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Weekly Newsletter #99: And So it Begins…

Shortly after announcing the new release date for “The Burgundy Zine #18: Imagination Recaptured,” we began the process of laying out this issue of our digital magazine. It’s a bit like riding a bike at this point — no matter how long it’s been since the previous issue, the graphic design portion truly is like riding a bike.

Keep on riding along with us for a special sneak-peek of “The Burgundy Zine #18: Imagination Recaptured” in this week’s newsletter.

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Summer Waves Are HERE! Enjoy 10 New Art Prints Every Saturday from Burgundy Bug

Editor burgundy bug is making a SPLASH this season with her summer waves collection! Bug is releasing 10 NEW PRINTS in her Etsy Shop, “Bugs Boops,” every Saturday this June. The size of the prints in the Summer Wave I collection range from 5×5 inches to 7×7 inches, and the prices range from $10 to $25 (USD)!

As a special thank you for being part of our community, you can enjoy 10 percent off your order using the promo code “BDZN10” In addition to your purchase, every order includes a handful of mystery goodies, too.

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Cruella and the DeVil-ish Pandemic Movie Experience

As I nestled into my leather seat at the new dine-in theater in Philadelphia, I began accepting my fate: “Hey, so it cost you $50 to see a movie by yourself,” I bargained in my head as a sipped my soda and consumed 30 minutes of ads. “At least you can name your article, ‘I Paid $50 to See a Movie in a Pandemic so You Don’t Have To.'”

But within minutes of the introduction to “Cruella,” my regrets melted like butter on movie theater popcorn (yes, I’m a lactose-intolerant vegan — movie theater popcorn and Werther’s caramels are my vices, so sue me).

“Cruella” was worth every single penny. The storyline was as intricately woven as the fashion throughout the film, the acting was absolutely incredible, the cinematography was great, and don’t even get me STARTED on that soundtrack.

Yet, the true cherry on top wasn’t necessarily a product of the film itself.

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The Burgundy Zine #18 — Coming to a Blog Near You on July 28, 2021

DRUM ROLL, PLEASE! After a few unexpected delays, we’re thrilled to announce the NEW, official release date for “The Burgundy Zine #18: Imagination Recaptured” is July 28, 2021. As our first-ever bi-annual issue, The Burgundy Zine #18 will highlight an array of content we published throughout the first half of 2021.

The deadline to submit content for the upcoming issue of our digital magazine is July 14, 2021. With a little less than two months until the release date, let’s recap the submission guidelines for this issue.

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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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