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19 Scratch-and-Sniff Albums that made a mark

Want to surprise your fans? Give them scented albums! Scratch-and-sniff albums are a unique and fun way to experience music. By adding the olfactory dimension, artists can create a more immersive and engaging listening experience. Here’s a list of 19 scratch-and-sniff albums that have truly made a mark in this unique niche: [In case you’re […]

Zines: Albums released in CD+Magazines combo

Album releases in CD+Magazine combos have been around for several years. This release is known as the “Zine Version” of an album release. This usually comes with a zine book with tons of pictures, sometimes it also has the songs’ lyrics as well as some words from the artist. This CD combo may have been […]

Some of our awesome projects in 2022 so Far

This has been a hectic year—the most productive in the history of Unified— and we are proud to present to you some of the awesome projects we’ve had this year. #1. ALICE GLASS’ STUDIO ALBUM CDs  It was an honor to have been the manufacturer of Alice Glass’ CDs for her debut studio album, Prey//IV. […]

9 albums with packaging that are highly engrossing

Hello folks! We’re back with another list of albums that you might want to throw your money on. We’ve done a list for albums with beautiful cover art, vinyl albums with uniquely designed record, and more. This time, we’ll be presenting you with albums that will leave you engrossed with them—not only because of the […]

Top 5 reasons fans love custom merch

Merch are customer magnets. Well, so long as your merch items are awesome, they will be attracting fans, casual listeners, and the general public. And because of this, it goes without saying that your mech is also attracting them to your band and your music. But why do fans love custom merch, really? Well we […]

25 music packaging designs that are true works of art

In the digital age, buying physical albums has become somewhat of a hobby. Instead of “to be able to hear the tracks” as the reason for buying them, they are now treated as merch. What makes them a good item to collect though, is the design that they have, both the packaging and the physical […]

The Best 90’s Musician Box Sets

Blur, Pink, Spice Girls…if you’re like me whose taste in music is still stuck in the 90s, then you’ll love these 90’s musician box set. Here are some of the best box sets from the 90’s that you can still buy from online stores. We’re drooling. We want them all! #1. THE COMPLETE STUDIO ALBUM – […]

It’s 2022…what is this CD revival that they’re talking about?

Just when we’re sure that the CD is dead—as more people are opting for streaming and vinyl in recent years—we now see it coming back again in 2022! CD sales has risen for the first time in almost two decades! That small increase is making us hopeful. Without data, we can only guess why there’s […]

2022 Grammy Nominees for Best Record Package

Year 2022 means another year for musicians, seasoned and new, old and young to receive either another or their very first GRAMMY Award and we’re delighted to see the “best record package” section (our favorite section) has a lot of really good stuff. The upcoming 64th GRAMMY Awards was supposed to be presented by Recording […]

Can you press just 1 piece of vinyl record?

The vinyl record format’s newly gained popularity has helped financially challenged musicians have their very own vinyl records. Thanks to pressing plants that offer short run vinyl record pressings where musicians can order in smaller numbers. Apparently, these short run vinyl pressing offers can be availed to press just one vinyl record copy. But did […]