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© Natalie Campbell
ChiodosCrowd Surf America Tour  08.2014 - Austin TX_____________________
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© Natalie Campbell
ChiodosCrowd Surf America Tour  08.2014 - Austin TX_____________________
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Miss May ICrowd Surf America Tour  08.2014 - Austin TX_____________________
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ChiodosCrowd Surf America Tour  08.2014 - Austin TX_____________________
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Miss May ICrowd Surf America Tour  08.2014 - Austin TX_____________________
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About two years ago, Breakdown featured its first magazine issue, featuring Twenty One Pilots on the cover. Since then, we have released 4 other issues, including large artists like The Acacia Strain, Crown The Empire, and Anberlin. We, the founders, dedicated hours upon hours of time, energy, and sleep deprivation to bring you music news, of not only of one genre, but of a wide range of genres, from Acoustic to Death Metal. In each of those magazine issues, we included our “mission statement” as follows:

“Breakdown Music Press is determined to essentially ‘break down’ the barriers of genre and stereotype in order to bring fans and our audience closer to the music industry. With every issue, our readers will make new discoveries about the industry and the people behind it by connecting with the music and the bands as well as people behind the scenes. We hope to open people up to their dreams, both new and old, with inspiration drawn from music and the stories of its creators.”

Since it’s beginning in July 2012, right after deciding on a name and logo for this magazine, Sandra Chen and I have dedicated countless hours to making this magazine thrive (which may or may not included missing school and getting written up at work for missing a shift or two). Also since July 2012, our lives have changed drastically. Sandra is extremely intelligent and talented, and has been at big girl jobs and internships, unlike me; I had to move schools, move across the country, and turn my life around. We aren’t the same people with the same schedules. There were also issues surrounding the people that we worked with, that we obviously won’t go into. Some people that we had put trust into, didn’t go through with their promises. But that’s how life works.
I can tell that both of us felt guilty for not continuing magazine issues. I can also tell you that we are both so busy with life, work, and school, that there aren’t enough hours in the day to make magazine issues work.
I don’t want to throw Breakdown away though. After getting through a handful of brick walls that I’ve run into in the past year, I promise that we will continue to bring you music news, and music coverage of the shows we attend, including interviews and photo galleries. There will be plenty of photos and articles to read from Breakdown, but no physical issues. The content will be the same, but delivered differently. We will still stick with our mission statement to deliver unique content.
I hope this sums up why we have been MIA for a very long time, and I hope you understand. To those of you that still stuck by us, you rule. Our readers’ appreciation is what keeps us up at night while we work endlessly on editing photos and researching musicians.
Thank you- Natalie Campbell (Co-founder, Head Designer)
© Natalie Campbell
ChiodosCrowd Surf America Tour  08.2014 - Austin TX_____________________
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© Natalie Campbell
(during Chiodos’ set)Crowd Surf America Tour  08.2014 - Austin TX_____________________
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Miss May ICrowd Surf America Tour  08.2014 - Austin TX_____________________
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I grew up with Robin Williams’ movies. This is my way of saying thank you, for making me laugh all those years. Rest peacefully.
© Natalie Campbell
"Robin Williams"pen; 9”x12” 8.16.14_____________________
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© Natalie Campbell
ChiodosCrowd Surf America Tour  08.2014 - Austin TX_____________________
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© Natalie Campbell
Miss May ICrowd Surf America Tour  08.2014 - Austin TX_____________________
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© Natalie Campbell
ChiodosCrowd Surf America Tour  08.2014 - Austin TX_____________________
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© Natalie Campbell
(during Miss May I’s set)Crowd Surf America Tour  08.2014 - Austin TX_____________________
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ChiodosCrowd Surf America Tour  08.2014 - Austin TX_____________________
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