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CD Packaging of the Week: Shidlas- Saliami Postmodern

Care for some Saliami sandwich? It has the softest bread, the freshest lettuce, and...the coolest-looking Saliami CD! Kids, the CD is not edible. Don't eat it. And if you have dogs, please don't put the Saliami CD on the floor! ...
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Why You Should Still Make CDs When No One Pays For Music Anymore

They say it’s foolish for new acts to make CDs because no one wants to pay for music anymore. They say CD sales are down and it will never go up again especially now that any song is just a ...
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Indie Musicians: Hey, It’s OK to Make Money

Creative artists, more than any other personality type, have a strong orientation towards authenticity.  They can smell trickery and b.s. from a mile away.  Ask them to write out a list of their least favorite people in the world and ...
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11 Things to Check Before Sending Us Your CD Artwork

Once you send us your artwork, we will check for technical details like dimensions,bleed, safety margins, fonts,and resolution. And if we see some flaws, we will make minor revisions if necessary and it will be free of charge. But if ...
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CD Packaging of the Week: Plant43’s Burning Decay

You just have to love the bleakness of these images. If you stare at them so long they will remind you of the lonely rainy days in the mountains. No text, no crazy designs, just captivating photographs. Emile Facey (Plant43) ...
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How Green is the Music Industry? (Infographic)

One of the biggest problems that the world is facing is global warming. Today, more and more musicians are joining the Green Movement. In their own simple ways like using recyclable CD packaging to using biodiesel for bus tours, they ...
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Music Packaging: Top 12 USB Albums

What’s so charming about USB flash drives is that there is plenty of room for originality. People just love the novelty of it! USB Flash Drives can contain music, videos, games, interviews and at the same time, the actual USB ...
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Indie Musicians: Online Promotion Ideas to Boost Your Album Sales

You want to “attack” the internet with a killer online marketing strategy but you do not want to appear like a desperate salesman! Here are some effective promotional ideas to boost your album and merch sales: “Get 10% discount if ...
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GOING BANANAS: CD packaging with…bananas!

Yeah, it's kinda silly but just in case you thought of having BANANAS as your album artwork's main subject, here are some of the album covers with bananas! Identify which ones you like and which ones you find ridiculous. Well ...
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Interview with Mastering Engineer FRED KEVORKIAN

Our plant will only replicate your master no matter what it sounds like! It's not the CD manufacturing company's job to analyze the sound and give you feedback. Therefore, it is very important that you know the basics of mastering ...
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