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EPIC GUIDE-How to release an album without a record label

You’re an indie artist and don’t have a record label backing you up? Don't worry. You can definitely release an album on your own. But you have to do it wisely. How, you might ask? Don’t worry, we got you ...
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Zines: Albums released in CD+Magazines combo

Album releases in CD+Magazine combos have been around for several years. This release is known as the “Zine Version” of an album release. This usually comes with a zine book with tons of pictures, sometimes it also has the songs’ ...
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Merch stats that show K-pop is killing it!

Can you hear Christmas bells ringing? The year is about to end but before it does, let us present some stats on this year’s MERCH side of the industry. And the winner for merch sales goes to (drumrolllll)— kpop. And ...
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Cool company swags from big brands

In a world full of business competitors wherever you turn, company swags are one of your essential ammunitions. They’re a must if you want your brand to survive in almost any industry. Swags make your customers feel special. Swags make ...
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Indie Artists who’ve released 7-inch vinyl singles

Before an actual album is released, artists pre-release tracks from their album. Some of them get a bit adventurious and release them on 7-inch vinyl records. It’s like a test of how much fans would be willing to buy their ...
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Stans are all you need

Have you heard of Stan Twitter? No? Then you better dive into it or you’ll be missing out. You see, It’s where you’ll find and interact with the most enthusiastic, most dedicated fans of just about anything anime stans, music ...
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Best 2022 Albums Released on Cassettes

Interestingly, the streaming era has resurrected old physical music formats. Even if digital music still accounts for the bulk of music sales, it cannot be denied that physical formats like vinyl records and cassette tapes are contributing well. For today’s ...
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Vinyl pressing: DMM versus lacquer cutting

If you’re pressing vinyl records, cutting your master is probably the most crucial (and most expensive!) step, so it’s wise of you to research your vinyl cutting options. And while in general, we don’t recommend one over the other (it ...
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Custom stickers printing: All the different kind of stickers to choose from

Stickers are a great (but ultra cheap) merch to add to any musician’s merch table. They’re a great add-on to the more expensive shirts and tumblers you’ll be offering to your fans. It's something they can easily buy for their ...
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AI music tools for every musician

AI is changing everything—even music. There has been, of course, some resistance from some but let's face it—AI cannot be stopped. So what’s the best course for musicians like you? The answer is "If you can't beat them, join them." ...
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