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Record Labels: Know the Basic Terms

Do you know what a 360 deal means? What about mechanical royalties? It’s time to know the basic terms record labels use so you won’t look stupid and you won’t make stupid mistakes. This list comes from two great sources- The Unsigned Guide, a great site for DIY musicians with tips and marvelous tools; and Record Label Resource, […]

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Can you make your own vinyl record?

Vinyl records have made a steady comeback these past years. The ongoing pandemic has given the people the time to appreciate these records and the high sales of custom vinyl records for the year of 2020 will show you how much they have appreciated it. As a musician, I’m sure you also want to release […]

Grammy Nominees for Best Record Package 2020

The 63rd GRAMMY Awards are right around the corner, airing Sunday, Jan. 31, on CBS, but the nominations are here now. Find out who are nominated for best record package category. Their box sets are looking too awesome! Flaming Pie (Collector’s Edition)- Paul McCartney Linn Wie Andersen, Simon Earith, Paul McCartney & James Musgrave, art directors 

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Indie VS Major Record Label: The Major Differences

What truly sets the indie record label apart from the major record label? Here’s a list of differences from money, creative control, to focus. DEFINITION Record label artist: You are signed with the big companies which include: Universal, Sony-BMG, and Warner. Record labels are global in scale and are under the control of a corporate umbrella organization. […]

Are Vinyl Records Making a Comeback?

Now that CDs are slowly becoming extinct thanks to Spotify and other streaming services, are custom vinyl records rising from the ashes?  Vinyl was first overshadowed by tapes and then by CDs because these digital formats were much easier to access and therefore more convenient and much cheaper. And later in the millennium era, CDs […]