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Vinyl Packaging: Journal of Popular Noise

The Journal of Popular Noise is a semi-annual audio magazine inspired by the traditions of pop music, printed periodicals, and the delight of a finely crafted artifact. The hand-folded packaging folds out to a beautiful letter-pressed poster that has information ...
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CD Duplication: Reasons Why You Should Leave it to the Pros

So you want to become as indie as possible and create everything on your own from writing the lyrics of your music down to reproducing your CDs? Why freakin' not? With today’s technology, CD duplication is as easy as making ...
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Music Marketing: Interpol’s Latest Album and Free Silkcreened Prints

Interpol recently announced the release of its fourth album this September thru Matador Records. As of the moment, we can only see a small preview of its custom vinyl record album art but from the preview, I can say it ...
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Is the Live Album Dead?

Houston Chonicle "Kicking Television" — the title of a live album by the band Wilco — doesn't have the pop cultural resonance of, say, "At Budokan" or "Frampton Comes Alive." But by any contemporary measure, it's a success. Creatively, it's ...
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Music Packaging: The Making of The Infesticon's LP Packaging

The Infesticons recently released a new LP titled “Bedford Park” which is the third and final part of the Infesticons concept trilogy.  Big Dada Recordings say that it is one of the highest quality packages they have ever put together ...
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Graphic Design: Top 10 Resources for Design Inspiration

On a daily basis, designers are challenged to constantly be inspired by the world around them. It’s hard to be on top of your game every day, and sometimes you’re just left completely and utterly uninspired. Thankfully, there are plenty ...
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Music Packaging: Very HAIRY Album Art

Orleans: Waking and Dreaming Pixies: Come on Pilgrim Herbie Mann: Push Push Fabulous Diamonds: 7 Songs Saveta Jovanovic: Lažno je, lažno, sve što je tvoje Prince: Planet Earth _______________________________________________________________________________ Unified Manufacturing is a custom CD/DVD and Vinyl Manufacturing facility based on ...
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Indie Music: Top 10 YouTube Covers

Amy Mae Elliot and originally appeared on the Mashable blog. If there’s one thing YouTube has always been good for, it is as a platform for the common man to express himself. That is the very basis of its user-generated ...
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