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Five CD Packaging Options for Multi-Disc Projects

If you have a multi-disc project, say a 10-year album compilation, you have to think how you will package your discs because it won’t definitely be like the regular CD jewel case. It has to have enough room for your discs to sleep comfortably in. Here are some of the options for multi-disc CD/DVD projects […]

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CDs Versus Download Cards

So which is better: Selling CDs or download cards? The answer might seem easy to some (Download Cards, duh!) but you have to think twice. There are advantages that only the CD offers (yes, no matter how outdated it is) which could greatly improve your music career. Here are some of the pros and cons of […]

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Elements of a Kick-Ass CD Packaging

It Serves its Primary Purpose. Before you try to make your CD packaging interesting, make sure it keeps the discs safe from liquids, dust, and pressure. This means, the case should be sturdy and easy-to-open, among other things. Also make sure that the CDs won’t fall off once the CD packaging is opened. There are so […]

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The Ins and Outs of CD Duplication

Despite the digital shift, when a new album comes out, countless fans still flock to the stores or go online to buy a physical copy of the music. Thus, CD duplication is not a dead art. In fact, artists worldwide still rely on companies to copy their music onto discs, package it, and distribute the […]

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CD Packaging: Spinal Tap’s Creative Box Sets

Over a year ago, I featured Spinal Tap’s cardboard cutout packaging for their album Back From the Dead. It was nominated at the Grammy Awards for Best Packaging alongside Sagmeister’s work for Byrne & Eno and four other nominees. Although Sagmeister bagged the trophy, I should say it is equally remarkable. Take a look and you’ll agree: […]