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DVD Packaging: Ways to Make Your DVD Packaging Special

If you want to make your DVD packaging stand-out from the shelf, then you better give it a little extra something to make it extraordinary. You do not have to have that over-the-top collector’s DVD packaging if your budget won’t ...
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CD Packaging of the Week: Elyjah’s Planet Planet

Client | Elyjah Artwork | Zwölf : www.zwoelf.net Production | Kieran Joel Styling | Leena Zimmermann German designers Zwölf fired pellets into the CD covers of Elyjah’s latest album, Planet, Planet(Klimbim Records/Cargo). These guys surely had a lot of fun shooting all 2,000 covers and ...
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Independent Filmmaking: The Filmmaker’s Greatest Challenge

Great filmmakers are great storytellers.  We make films to share something-to let other people see what we see, hear what we hear, and most importantly feel what we feel. The really good films make us see life not just as ...
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Top 5 Online Don’ts for Musicians

I’ve been paying attention to online promotion around the internet for years now and I can say that I know which ones are doing it right and which ones are not sensitive and sensible enough. Some artists are pleasant but ...
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8 Publicity Tips for New Musicians

You must have realized by now that as an indie musician, you practically have to do everything on your own-including publicity. You barely have time to practice your music and ha! You still have to contact that editor, that music ...
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Indie Musicians: How to Get Gigs When Your Band is Still Unknown

There is a certain catch 22 in getting a gig when you’re band is still new.  Booking agents won’t pay attention to you if you still haven’t played live even once, and you cannot get other gigs unless you have ...
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CD Packaging: Brian Eno’s “Small Craft On A Milk Sea” Box Set

Brian Eno has a new album called "Small Craft on a Milk Sea" which will be released on November 2. When you check their site, it's interesting (but not a surprise) that it tells more about the creative packaging than ...
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CD Packaging: Which Type of Packaging Suits My Project?

Sure you can place your CD or DVD in any packaging that you like- if you’re not going to distribute it. But if your project is for mass distribution-say if you’ll use it as a marketing tool, a product demo, ...
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How to Design a CD Cover Using Photoshop

How to Design a CD Cover Using Photoshop This is a re- post from the Awesome Danny Law. You can find him at the http://www.theoutlawgroup.com So many Photoshop tutorials that are online today make the design process look like it ...
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Indie Musicians: 5 Self-Promotion Tips for New Musicians

So how do you start reaching out to people and promoting your music when only your 5 friends and their mothers know about your band? Here are some sound self-promotion tips for new musicians. Don’t worry; these tips would not ...
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