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2022 Grammy Nominees for Best Record Package

Year 2022 is closer than ever and this means it’s another year for musicians, seasoned and new, old and young to receive either another or their very first GRAMMY Award. The upcoming 64th GRAMMY Awards was supposed to be presented by Recording Academy on Monday, January 31 of 2022 but was postponed again thanks to […]

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 […]

20 Tips on How to Impress A&R Reps in 2022

A&R Reps are the people musicians should be trying to impress. They’re the ones who can launch careers! Let’s face it. It’s not easy to start a career in music without the help of the “big guys”…even if you’re the most talented person on earth. “It’s who you know”, amirite? Sure, it’d be great if […]

15 Die Cut Music Packaging Designs

The only it’s still worth it to buy music on physical format is when it’s with a beautiful music packaging design. And few things are prettier than a die-cut packaging whether it’s for CD packaging or vinyl packaging. Here are some of the sleekest die-cut music packaging we’ve seen on the internet. They’re a little […]

12 Reasons You Should Still Release Physical Albums Even if There’s Spotify

You might be wondering if releasing a physical version of your album would be a successful one. You’re not the only one though. Many people from the music industry do, especially during this age of digital streaming. Digital streaming has been taking over music sales since 2005 and it surpassed physical sales last 2015 and […]

15 of the Prettiest Vinyl, Cassette, and CD Bundles

We love analog (and CDs) and we love well executed designs so whenever we see bundles of merch, cassette, and CD, our hearts pound a little faster and we feel immense joy knowing that music and design are still alive and well. Here, we share to you some of the coolest custom vinyl records, custom […]

Biggest List Of Music Recording Studios In The USA (Part 2)

We compiled over 500 music recording studios in the USA just for you. If you want the full list beautifully compiled in a spreadsheet, like our Facebook page and send us a message with a subject line “I want the big list.” You’re welcome! D.M. Gremlin Productions http://www.dm-gremlin.com/ [email protected] (866) 334-4364 https://www.facebook.com/DMGremlinStudios/ 6053 Atlantic Ave Long Beach, […]

Biggest List of Music Recording Studios in the USA (Part 1)

We compiled over 500 music recording studios in the USA just for you. If you want the full list beautifully compiled in a spreadsheet, like our Facebook page and send us a message with a subject line “I want the big list.” You’re welcome! 17 Hertz Studio http://17hertz.com/ [email protected] (310) 331-8818 https://www.facebook.com/17HertzLA/ 5253 Lankershim Blvd […]

Proyecto Gritos CD

CD Packaging: Proyecto Gritos (Screaming Project)

Design: Claudio Corrales Location: Costa Rica Project Type: Produced Client: Felipe Solis – Musician (Guitarist) Product Launch Location: Global Packaging Contents: Music Packaging Substrate / Materials: Paper, acetate Printing Process: Litho Printing Joy and sadness are together in humanity, this shapes the Latin American being from his ancestors. Beyond a genetic mixture, memory brings the history […]

CD and Merch Bundles That Totally Rock

We love CD and merch bundles not only because they can instantly grab our attention, they also add more value to the individual item so that 2+2= 5. There are so many advantages to bundling your CD and merch items that it would be a pity if you won’t try it at least once. If […]