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Mini-Albums: One Way to Improve the Music Retail Business

USA Today is taking note of the uptick in country mini-albums (or EPs, or collections that generally have fewer than ten songs). Luke Bryan, the newspaper points out, released his second “Spring Break” digital EP today. And "country's Josh Thompson ...
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Vinyl Manufacturing: How Singles are Made (Short Video)

Do you wanna know how singles are made? Here is a 3-minute simple but concise video made by BBC in celebration of the 60th year of RCA Record Company’s release of the seven-inch single. You have to trust the good ...
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CD Manufacturing: Simple Ways to Cut Down CD Manufacturing Costs

With the rising popularity of Internet downloads, youtube, and piracy, CD sales is affected significantly. It is important to save every penny in the CD manufacturing costs in order for your music to thrive in this tough market. There are ...
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CD Packaging of the Week: Spinal Tap's 'Back From the Dead'

This awesome packaging by Brian Porizek was nominated in the recent Grammy Awards for Best Packaging alongside Sagmeister’s work for Byrne & Eno and four other nominees. Sagmeister bagged the trophy but I should say this one is almost equally ...
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CD Packaging: Worst Album Covers

Last night, I was running low on album cover ideas so I decided to look for great CD covers online hoping for inspiration to hit me before the night ends. As I was lazily fumbling through websites and google images, ...
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CD Packaging: Byrne & Eno's Everything That Happens Will Happen Today

If you like Vonnegut Dollhouse's uber cool CD packaging, then it is without a doubt that you will love this,too. I do, I do, I do a million time over! This limited  Sagmeister-designed package of David Byrne and Brian Eno's ...
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CD Packaging: Tips for Graphic Designers

Be updated on the latest CD packaging trends I understand that you are so swamped with work that you barely have time to sip a cup of coffee. With your tight deadlines and demanding clients, who has time to read? ...
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CD Packaging: How to Conceptualize a Creative CD Packaging

The CD packaging is mainly used to store and protect CDs and DVDs but it has lots of other functions aside from the obvious. CD packaging can also be used to increase product sales, to define the musician’s image and ...
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CD Packaging: 5 Ways to Make a Creative CD Packaging

Creative CD Packaging is not just a minor addition to your album.In this day where new bands are sprouting like mushrooms and the internet is gloriously sipping our profit like a thirsty cow on a summer day, creative CD packaging ...
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CD Packaging of the Week: Animal Collective’s ‘Merriweather Post Pavilion’

No, it is not moving and yes your eyes are still fine. This is the cover image of Merriweather Post Pavilion, the 8th studio album of Animal Collective. The much-anticipated and now celebrated album boast trippy cover art inspired by ...
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