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Why everyone’s now obsessed with the vinyl record

Unless you've been living under a rock, you'd know that everyone's either streaming or playing music using turntables these days. Here at Unified, we've seen this switch happen gradually over the years. Although we still get orders for CD replication, ...
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/ Jon Ashford
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What vinyl record size is best for a custom mixtape?

If you're wondering what vinyl record size is the best choice for custom mixtape, read on! If there are mixtapes for cassette tapes and CDs, then mixtapes on vinyl records should also be a thing, right? With one-off cheap vinyl ...
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/ Jon Ashford
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Film Industry Comeback After The Pandemic

We have seen how the pandemic led to lockdowns and quarantines which heavily affected our normal lives. The film industry cannot escape this fate and so it has experienced great change in how films are made, distributed, and consumed. Will ...
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/ Jon Ashford
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How to get playlisted on Spotify

Getting playlisted on Spotify - the biggest major music platform right now - can do amazing things to boost your early music career. There are plenty of ways to sell music online, but the massive exposure, new monthly followers, and ...
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/ Jon Ashford
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How to create your own mixtape on a custom vinyl record

Are you a fan who wants to listen to all your favorite artists’ songs on just one vinyl record? Or are you a new garage band who just wants to do a DIY vinyl to give away? Or maybe a ...
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/ Jon Ashford
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A very brief history of vinyl records (from invention to recent comeback)

Vinyl record is one of the most beloved physical audio formats to ever grace the Earth with its presence. Many people have been collecting them for decades while more are falling in love with them. Enough that a so-called “comeback” ...
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/ James Hill
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15 Die Cut Music Packaging Designs

The only it's still worth it to buy music on physical format is when it's with a beautiful music packaging design. And few things are prettier than a die-cut packaging whether it's for CD packaging or vinyl packaging. Here are ...
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/ Jon Ashford
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11 Reasons You Should Press Vinyl Now (and Not later!)

We're almost back to normal so if you're a musician and you're wondering if you should press vinyl records already. The answer is...you should have done it YESTERDAY! I know why you're worried. The cost of the format is one of ...
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/ James Hill
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NEWS: 94% growth for vinyl record sales in 2021!

We are halfway through the second half of the year and things in the music industry are doing great so far. There has been a stream of 2021 mid-year reports released and shared by organizations and businesses. Though 2020 was ...
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/ Jon Ashford
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There’s a vinyl record worth $354,000! (Or why you should sell records now if you’re a musician)

If you think vinyl records are expensive, As a musician, you might think twice about releasing your album on vinyl record because of the rather expensive price tag of vinyl record pressing. But you might want to give it a shot ...
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/ Jon Ashford