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10 Music USB Flash Drive Albums That Look Like Real Cassette Tapes

Now that CD sales are slowly declining, artists are either releasing in savvy vinyl records or in USB music flash drives.  What’s awesome about USB Music flash drives is that you can customize them in almost any way you want! And if you’re a musician, you’d want a design that screams MUSIC. What better way […]

Redditors on Why They Love Cassette Tapes

Everyone knows vinyl records are back but why do we see so many cassette tapes lately? We’ve had numerous orders for cassette tape duplication  last year and the orders and inquiries continue to rise this year. If you’re like the rest of the people on the planet, you might be wondering WHY. Why are people still […]

How many custom t-shirts should I print on my band launch?

T-shirts are a staple merchandise from bands and musicians. When you go to gigs or concerts these shirts are stacked up on every merch table, at every musicians event and no one is really complaining because fans love them. Custom band t-shirts has been the #1 merch for many years now. T-shirts are easy to […]

How to market your album during and after covid-19

With bars shut down and concerts cancelled, COVID-19 has turned the lives of musicians upside down, especially those planning to release music in 2020. Everybody seems to be just feeling their way through the darkness as there is no entirely right or entirely wrong decision. It seems like you can just basically do whatever you […]

Band Merch statistics- How you can use data to choose what merch to sell

If you want to sell merch, it’s not enough that you make wonderful designs, you gotta know some basic band merch statistics! Merchandise has been a great help to numerous people from different fields of business, but most especially the music industry. With music streaming becoming the norm of today’s generation, musicians’ revenue for physical […]

7 ways to personalize your custom t-shirt packaging

We like designing and printing really creative custom t-shirts but nothing makes our hearts more giddy than a well thought out t-shirt and t-shirt packaging. If the t-shirt matches the packaging to a T, we find ourselves smiling…because this means there’s still hope for humanity. That good design for things as simple as a t-shirt […]

8 ways to promote your band in 2021

Being a musician doesn’t just start and end with music, you gotta do 100 other things like making band merch and promoting your band. Knowing how to promote your band is simply a must if you want a career in music. Otherwise, you’d be gone into oblivion. Even the most talented musician would not survive […]

What is the short history of custom military patches?

We see a lot of cool custom band patches these days but before they became cool merch items, they’re mainly used by government officials.  The history of embroidered patches can be traced back into countries where the art of decorating fabrics with thread stitching originated. Patches nowadays are used by government organizations for uniforms of […]

How you can benefit from custom embroidered patches

Are custom embroidered patches still a thing? Should you add this to your merch or just focus on shirts and stickers? Patches are cool stuff. They always have been and they always will. There are so many cool patches for musicians today and it’s definitely worth it to make some.  Before we give you the […]

15 Weird But Awesome K-Pop Merch Items Ever Made

BTS, Twice, EXO, Black Pink…K-pop groups have very quickly become a global phenomenon! These Korean groups with their dance-able tunes and cute members have millions of fans not just in Asia, but in America, Africa and even Bosnia and Herzegovina. And their fans are not just regular fans, they are rabid fans…the kind who are […]