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CD Packaging of the Week: Scratch My Back

Designed at Real World by Marc Bessant, this 'scratch my back Collector's Edition' is presented in a rigid, full colour and gloss laminated lift off lid box. The cryptic image on the album cover is actually a micrograph of two ...
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Film Marketing With No Money To Market Or Distribute

Too many filmmakers are caught up on all the strikes against them. They worry about how theaters won't play their film without a ridiculous amount of money. They fuss over making a trailer but ignore their film's website. They make ...
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CD Packaging of the Week: Venetian Snares- Horse and Goat

Here is one of the sickest CD artwork I've seen in my entire lifetime! In fact, it's so sick it becomes a work of art. I like the sweet pastel colors and how they complement to the overall theme. Designer ...
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Band Promotion: Get Off the Computer & Make Personal Connections!

You're soooo busy promoting your band online- in fact you've been doing it 5 hours a day for 5 months now. You have signed-up to all the music-related sites you know MySpace, YouTube, Sonic bids, Kickstarter, Spotify, Playlist.com, the list ...
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CD Packaging of the Week: Gallucci You Wrecker

I like how the neon pink tape contrasts to the pale face portrait and how Magdalena Czarnecki strategically placed the tape in a position that makes us want to rip it off right away. The identity for the independent Punk ...
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Hot Hot Hot Music Packaging!

This week's collection of music packaging is dedicated to the pyromaniacs. Here are LP and CD covers that involve lots of heat, fire, and burnin. If in the future you decide to have an artwork that involves fire, make sure ...
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DVD Packaging- Entice & Intrigue!

The DVD packaging’s main role is to promote the movie. It should not just be a glamorized random still shot of the film edited in a way that it becomes artsy. Everything in the DVD packaging –from the lay-out, colors, ...
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Movie Merch: Creepy Exorcist Action Figures

I've had countless nightmares of Linda Blair's rotating head and the epic stairway scene from the Exorcist. Ugh! The film's images just stick to the head. Once you've seen the movie, you can't just shake it off. There's no doubt ...
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10 Websites Every DIY Musician Needs to Know

The playing field is now leveled. We all have access to the same online tools, the same websites, and preach the same message, ‘Hey! Come check out our band.’ So how is your band going to be effective on the ...
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Indie Musicians: 4 Ways to Get Really Viral

So, you just finished an album and you want to come up with viral promotion ideas to market your music. You figured that viral marketing is the shortcut to getting the recognition and fame that your music deserves. With thousands ...
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