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What is the history of the 12-inch vinyl record format?

The 12-inch vinyl record format is the standard, most popular choice when it comes to vinyl records. When we think or talk about vinyl records, the one that pops in our head is most likely the 12-inch vinyl. Yes, some release mid-length in 10 inch vinyl and singles in 7 inch vinyl but they’re much […]

How much does it cost to press 100 vinyl records?

How much does it cost to press 100 vinyl records? We often get this question now that vinyl is becoming more and more popular again. Some of you might be scared to even ask because pressing a vinyl record seems so ambitious and intimidating. It seems so expensive and is reserved for big artists like […]

Can you paint on a vinyl record and still use it?

We get inquiries for short run vinyl pressing a lot and one of the odd questions we get is if it’s possible to paint on vinyl. Our heart break a little because we treat vinyl records like babies here in our plant, we don’t even touch them with bare hands! The question probably comes from […]

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Vinyl Records With the Most Unique Shapes

These vinyl records with the unique shapes can give you more bang for your buck because not only do they play good music (as they should), they can be good deco, too! There are so many ways to make vinyl records more quirky and creative than just having them in the classic black. There are […]

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Vinyl Records: Neon and Glow in The Dark Records

We here at Unified are obsessed with beautiful custom vinyl records and vinyl 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 vinyl packaging, […]