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Rubber Stamped CD Packaging

Each of the CD packaging of Symon Hajjar‘s “There is Always Love” EP is hand-stamped. For the front cover, they used a stamp with a rocker mount so that strong and consistent pressure could be applied. For back cover, they used a regular flat stamp. If you want to do the same, they advice using […]

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Very Creative Die-Cut Business Cards

Want ideas for a business card that will really impress your prospects? Here are some of the coolest die-cut business cards you can get inspiration from. Bands can also get inspiration from this for their dropcards/ download cards. DJ Business Card by Nasheet Shadani and Deepak Nagar ___________________________________________________________ The floppy disk die-cut business card ___________________________________________________________ […]

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Album Art Concepts: Bathtubs

If you’re planning to do photo shoots of your band in a bathtub for your latest album, you might want to check out these album covers with bathtubs first. This collection might inspire you or it might make you want to change your mind.;-) Belle and Sebastian- Tigermilk If You Can Believe Your Eyes and […]

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Discontent can be a good thing for artists

If your band mate is content with his life and if he’s content with the kind of music your band is making, he will not be pushed to improve anything. Why would he change anything if everything’s perfect, right? He feels so fulfilled everytime you play at the local bar and he is goddamn proud of […]

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Six Books for Album Cover Junkies

If you’re a sucker for cool album artwork, or if you’re a graphic designer who’s looking for album cover inspiration, here are some must-read books… 1,000 Record Covers Source: Davidg.ro This book, as what the title says, is a collection of photos of 1000 record covers.  It contains the best covers from the 1960s until […]