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Tips for Caring for Your Vinyl Collection

We already know vinyl records are awesome. It has been attracting not just the older generation of music lovers but also the ones from the younger ones. If you go to Tiktok, there are millions, maybe even billions, of videos presenting vinyl records collected by both young and old, new and seasoned record fans. If […]

Vinyl Album Artworks That Know How To Rock Portraits

Album covers go way back, way back and it’s thanks to vinyl records and their inner sleeves—and of course the awesome art directors and artists— that vinyl album artwork has become a thing. It’s even in the Grammy’s. Inner sleeves in the past were just there to add a layer of protection for the vinyl […]

Can you press just 1 piece of vinyl record?

The vinyl record format’s newly gained popularity has helped financially challenged musicians have their very own vinyl records. Thanks to pressing plants that offer short run vinyl record pressings where musicians can order in smaller numbers. Apparently, these short run vinyl pressing offers can be availed to press just one vinyl record copy. But did […]

Netflix Shows with Badass Soundtrack Vinyl

Netflix has a lot of awesome shows so it isn’t such a surprise that they’ll release badass soundtrack on vinyl. If you’re a TV show addict and you’ve watched all the good shows, well…there’s a much better way to chill. Check out these awesome Netflix soundtrack vinyl. You’d want to have them all. #1 STRANGER […]

A very brief history of vinyl records (from invention to recent comeback)

Vinyl record is one of the most beloved physical audio formats to ever grace the Earth with its presence. Many people have been collecting them for decades while more are falling in love with them. Enough that a so-called “comeback” of the format occurred as its sales increased year by year. But what is the […]

15 Die Cut Music Packaging Designs

The only it’s still worth it to buy music on physical format is when it’s with a beautiful music packaging design. And few things are prettier than a die-cut packaging whether it’s for CD packaging or vinyl packaging. Here are some of the sleekest die-cut music packaging we’ve seen on the internet. They’re a little […]

11 Reasons You Should Press Vinyl Now (and Not later!)

We’re almost back to normal so if you’re a musician and you’re wondering if you should press vinyl records already. The answer is…you should have done it YESTERDAY! I know why you’re worried. The cost of the format is one of the top reasons why most musicians are apprehensive. Others find the format heavy and bulky, […]

5 things to avoid when you release custom vinyl records for the first time

Releasing a vinyl record album for the first time can be quite nerve-wracking. The idea of doing all the planning, recording, mastering, designing artwork, and marketing the thing like crazy can give you a light headache even you start your first phone call. And oh, let’s not forget the money you’ll have to spend for […]

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Easy step-by-step guide in pressing 100 units of vinyl records

Releasing a digital music album is stressful enough. What more if you have them released in a physical format…especially if it’s a vinyl record!  Well, one thing is for sure: It won’t be too hard if you read this guide. And oh. Here’s the one thing that can make everything so much easier. If it’s […]