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CD Manufacturing: Choosing Colors and Formats- do it right from the start!

The formats and color requirements of the logos and graphics you use on your CD artwork, websites, albums, T-shirts, and posters can vary significantly. As anyone who has tried to do a run of CD covers or has prepared graphic ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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Musician Advice: The Importance of ‘Thank You’

If there is one thing that musicians and artists should know, it's that "getting there" takes a long while. It’s not just because of your talent or your skills that will make you a success- it’s also because of the ...
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/ Erick Yankton
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CD Packaging: Minute Papillon- Second Language

Minute Papillon is Second Language’s latest and most ambitious curatorial exercise yet. It comprises of 60 one-minute-long tracks purveyed by a pan-global retinue of left-of-centre artists. It is packaged in a deluxe, silver foil blocked jewel box with magnifying glass ...
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/ Marion Isobel
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5 Music Promotion Tips For Increasing Album Sales on Your Website

1. Let Them Hear It Music is a unique product in that it is not usually purchased without first being heard. This is why radio has always been such a great marketing method for music. First you get hooked by ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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Album Art Concepts: PUPPETS

LP Cover Lover __________________________________________________________________________ Unified Manufacturing is an L.A. -based one-stop-shop that offers very affordable CD/DVD/USB replication, custom printing, promotional products, warehousing and fulfillment and many more. If you need an Instant Quote on a project and you want FREE SHIPPING, ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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5 Steps to Greenlight Your Indie Film

Since I recently completed my first indie film, The Great Intervention, I thought I would begin by giving you some "quick" and "simple" steps for you to "greenlight" your own project. 1. Come up with your idea. Okay, this is the ...
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/ Stephen Moramarco
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Music Advice: Brand Your Band!

Madonna, Radiohead, Lady Gaga, OK Go, Kanye West, David Byrne…sure they have great talent but I am 100% sure that there are other people in the world who can sing like they do and even better. I mean yeah...they all ...
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/ Chris Bauer
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Radiohead’s Deluxe Edition “Newspaper Album” Revealed

Radiohead will release a deluxe edition "Newspaper Album" (not The Universal Sigh) for their latest album, The King of Limbs. It is scheduled to come out on May 9. According to the King of Limbs website, the "newspaper album" contains "two clear ...
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/ Erick Yankton
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5 Tips For Making Movie Posters

Although a movie poster can be a creative playground, you still need to know the basics in creating one especially if you are planning to impress your professor (or first client) and you have a deadline to beat. Here are ...
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/ Chris Bauer