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CD Packaging: OHM Electronic Music

OHM Electronic Music CD Packaging and booklet design for a collection of electronic music from 1948–1980. The album cover is designed with a system of interchangeable images. The lines and shapes in the images are based on line drawings from ...
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9 Ways to Get Inspiration for Your Album Artwork

It's your first album and you want everything to be perfect- including, of course, the CD artwork. But you are too drained! You've been thinking of concepts for your album artwork for weeks yet no idea is remarkable enough. So ...
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CD Packaging with Minimalist Designs

We've seen plenty of CD package with minimalist designs shape up in the late 2000s. After the dark age of the ’90s came the year 2000 along with many fancy photoshop blings and all kinds of other clutter. We've seen ...
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6 Ways to Get Publicity for Your Album

As a new artist releasing an album for the first time, it is one of your goals to get as much attention as possible. You are willing to experiment and do whatever it takes in order for people to talk ...
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T-shirt Design: Helvetica ‘Jetset’ Parody Shirts

Looking for a fun t-shirt design for your band merch? Why don't you join the Jetset-inspired Helvetica  Bandwagon? It never gets old. A design group called Experimental Jetset created three designs in 2001: These are band members of The Beatles, ...
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Female Musicians With Kids Talk About Their Challenges

Someone once said, “Nobody’s cool when you have kids”. Well, these musician moms are here to prove that statement wrong. These musician moms made it possible to continue their careers in music even with the overwhelming challenges of motherhood (not ...
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Vinyl Package Design: Machine, Dear – Killing Something That’s Already Dead

Here's a great vinyl package design if you're looking for inspiration. Well designed, well executed, just black and white. You won't have to spend big bucks for a million-dollar design. Artist: Machine, Dear Album: Killing Something That’s Already Dead Designer: ...
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Ingredients for an Impressive Demo Reel

A demo reel is the best way to showcase your talent to potential clients. Whether you’re a filmmaker or a designer, a demo reel is a must so your clients can quickly see your previous works without going through a ...
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Promotional Products: Band Merch Ideas Under $5

So your band is going to have a tour and you're now brainstorming on what band merchandise you should make. Aside from the top merch essentials, you should have novelty items that are easy on your fans' wallets. You don't have ...
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Vinyl Pressing Tips for First-timers

Releasing music on vinyl is one of the hottest trends in late 2000s that's why we decided to make this short custom vinyl pressing guide. Vinyl records made a big comeback in 2008 and I do not think it’s just ...
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