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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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Top Reasons Why You Should Make Vinyl LPs Now

Vinyl Records recently had a big comeback when digital downloads became very popular. Many bands now produce limited edition copies of their album in vinyl to add more appeal to the physical medium. Vinyl pressing records in LA symbolize sophistication ...
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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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