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CD Duplication: Top 3 Causes of Delay

Issues with the Master format If you think doing your master content all by yourself is a practical thing to do because it can save you a lot of dollars, well think again. CD duplication complain that many of their ...
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Music Packaging: The “Breaking up is hard to do” Covers

We've all had our hearts broken and we can all agree that it's one of the most painful events one can encounter in his/her lifetime. In fact, it can get too painful for some to the point that they become ...
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Indie Musicians: Use Download Cards to Promote Your Band

Due to the popularity of digital downloads, download cards have become one of the most popular ways to sell music. In fact, it is a must for musicians nowadays. If you are a band and you just decided to have ...
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Indie Musicians: 5 Personality Development Tips for New Musicians

Some musicians focus mainly on their music because they believe that talent is everything. They somehow look down on those musicians who are social butterflies and who have excellent social skills because they somehow associate it with the lack of ...
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CD Packaging of the Week: Roots Manuva meets Wrong Tom – “Duppy Writer”

Musicians: Roots Manuva and DJ/Producer Wrong Tom Album: Duppy Writer Year: 2010 CD Designer: Tony McDermott When I first saw this CD packaging, two things instantly came to mind- Archie comics and Casper the friendly Ghost (the Movie).  The floating ...
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CD Duplication: What You Need to Know About CD Duplication

When you talk to CD manufacturing houses, the first thing they would ask you is if you want your CD to be duplicated or replicated. These terms are quite confusing especially to new artists and they are often used interchangeably ...
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5 Simple Ways to Go Green with CD Manufacturing

Going green is not easy for musicians and could be a bit frustrating sometimes.  I mean, the fact that you’re producing albums is already not green in the strict sense.  The chemicals used for the blank discs, the materials used ...
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Benefits of Custom CD Packaging

When it comes to selling your music, idea, or any product, you have to be unique and innovative not only with your content but also with how your product looks. Your product’s packaging has to captivate the customers so that ...
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Music Packaging of the Week: Andrew Gold’s “What’s Wrong With This Picture?”

Artist: Andrew Gold Year: 1976 Art Director: Ethan Russell At first glance, I thought it was just a typical album cover but it says “ What’s wrong with this picture?” so I guess there really is something wrong with it ...
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CD Packaging: 5 Catchy Album Cover Design Concepts

A kick-ass CD Packaging artwork has the ability to stop on our tracks and actually hold the CD to examine it closer.  Then we say “hmmm…interesting”, examine it more, then buy it or put it back. But definitely when we ...
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