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Vinyl Manufacturing: Vinyl is too wonderful of a medium to die

Why should an indie band put their album on vinyl? It’s the coolest format.not everyone can have access to it.if you don’t want your music to go everywhere,it’s one way of having control over your product. Will vinyl ever die? ...
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Why Vinyl Never Goes Out of Style

custom cassette tapes, then CDs, and now almost everything is digital-but still my dad’s love for vinyl never faded. When the CDs came, I asked him why he still sticks with vinyl pressing records near you. He said, “They’re more ...
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Featured CD Packaging Designer: Sam Hayles aka DOSEprod

Sam Hayles is an independent art-director and graphic designer currently living in Scotland.  He has been designing for 15 years and worked as a freelance designer since 2005 under the name 'DOSE-productions' (DOSEprod). A lot of his works are music ...
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CD Manufacturing: Making an Album on a Budget

CD Manufacturing. Some musicians are concerned more on spending less because they have no funds left and would sacrifice the quality of the music or the packaging just to get things done. Those are the cheap ones. The frugal and ...
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CD Packaging: Physical Fanatics Want Innovative Releases

Sony Music Entertainment's head of insight. "Although tech savvy, they are older [than digital buyers]. For them, discovery is about discovering old gems from back catalogs. They want a big connection with artists and love box sets. They want innovation ...
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Unified Manufacturing: Past Projects (Vinyl, CD, DVD)

Unified Manufacturing's unique blend of products and services allow bands across the broad spectrum of music to reach more fans.  We have done projects for  Maroon 5, Tenacious D, Obama Campaign, Fear Factory, Nine Inch Nails, Testament, Black Angels, Herman ...
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Indie Musicians: Promotion for Indies

Press Release Let a publicist or a writer create a press statement for your band and your new album then submit it to radio stations, newspapers, magazines, blogs, tv shows, and what have you that might entertain music press releases ...
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CD Packaging Designer: Perttu Murto on Album Art Design

Perttu Murto is a 24-year-old graphic designer /art director /illustrator from Finland. He has been involved in graphics for almost 8 years. At a young age, he was selected as the Young Advertisement Designer of the Year for 2007 in ...
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Indie Musicians: How to Find a Distributor

You should condition yourself that finding a distributor will not happen fast. It's a lot like applying for your dream job. Even if you do your best with the press kit and everything else, you should also bear in mind ...
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Indie Music Promotion: Nothing still beats the good ol' E-mail

eMarketer.com in December of 2009,  email was still the medium that people most used to share. And I do not question their findings. Personally, I  pay more attention to promotion and marketing that I find in my e-mail than in ...
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