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The Greatest Vinyl Record Sleeves as Chosen by the Most Famous Designers

We here at Unified are crazy about beautiful custom vinyl records and vinyl record sleeves. We’ve been making creative releases since 2008 and lovely packaging has become an obsession of ours. Of course, we searched the internetz for the greatest vinyl record sleeves of all time. Who else can be better judges at this than […]

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All You Need To Know When Designing CD Album Art

If it’s your first time to make artwork for a CD cover or CD packaging, then the best thing to do is to not do it yourself. Hire a legit CD packaging designer like the Dodds Sisters (they’re awesome)! But if you prefer to do it yourself, especially because they really are not so cheap, […]

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CD Packaging: Zappa in New York 40th Anniversary Edition

Packaging Manufacturer: GPA Global Project Type: Produced Client: Zappa Records Location: USA Packaging Contents: 5 vinyl mix CDs Packaging Substrate / Materials: Tin This imaginative circular case contains a rerelease of Frank Zappa’s most legendary live album. We embossed tin to evoke the look and feel of an NYC manhole cover. In March 1978 Frank […]

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9 Holiday Marketing Tips for Musicians

Tis the season to be jolly and read some music marketing tips for musicians.  After all, when’s a better time to market your band better than the holidays? If you’re not planning now for the holidays, you’d be wasting a big opportunity because the holidays is one of the best times to sell and maximize […]

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Music Packaging: Blunts & Roses “Wooden” Vinyl and USB

We here at Unified are obsessed with beautiful music packaging. We’ve been making creative releases since 2008 and lovely packaging has become an obsession of ours. We even have a Pinterest page dedicated to all things media packaging. If you want to make a really badass album with cool music packaging, get a quote or shoot us […]

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CD Packaging: Happynitol 150mg – Goodfellows

Spanish band Goodfellows created a medical inspired package for their latest album. This creative CD packaging is one of our favorites because it looks just like a prescription medicine box. We love just how unified the design is. From the CD label to the “prescription paper” insert, everything is just beautifully executed. Agency: Digital Point Designer: […]

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Music Career Tips if You Want to Level Up

If you want a music career that’s more than just weekend gigs at your local bar, then you gotta do the hustle and really treat this as your life’s calling. The brilliant rapper Kellee Maize wrote a list of tips on Huffington Post on how she “made it” in music. Here are the most important points from […]

Music Marketing +Income Idea: Subscription Boxes

Like a broken record, we’ve said it again and again here at Unified just how important it is for your music marketing strategy to come up with awesome merch items. Aside from music sales, it’s basically the second best way for you to earn money as an indie musician. But what if we we take […]

Surefire Ways to Boost Your CD Sales

For most musicians,CD sales count for 1/3 of the total revenue and it is still the basis for most artists if their music is actually being bought. But now that many people prefer streaming, how can we convince them to buy CDs? We put something that adds value to it, that’s how! Here are some […]

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CD Packaging: Insieme- Musica Diversa

We here at Unified are obsessed with beautiful CD packaging. We’ve been making creative releases since 2008 and lovely packaging has become an obsession of ours. We even have a Pinterest page dedicated to all things media packaging. If you want to make a really badass album with cool CD packaging, get a quote or shoot us an […]