Vinyl records are definitely back in the game. It just has this classy touch and superior sound that cannot be matched by digital.
If you’re a musician planning to release music in vinyl, you must consider having a really kickass vinyl packaging to complete the package. After all, vinyl records should only be wrapped in a vinyl jacket that you can really be proud of. It’s not every day that you release your music in vinyl!!!
For your inspiration, check out these delicious-looking vinyl records that are impossible to ignore. The pictures are from Erik Peterson‘s pinboard. Erik Peterson is the owner of hi-fidelics- a record store built on top of a crowdsourcing platform designed to bring the world the freshest music in it’s most creative format.
This vinyl record reminds me of lime candy with sweet strawberry/chocolate filling. The splatter on the vinyl is a nice addition to make the vinyl a little imperfect, which is of course, the beauty of vinyl.
Red, green, and blue…this vinyl record reminds me of 3D colored eyeglasses.
This vinyl record reminds me of a clear blue ocean and a hippie mandala dreamcatcher.
This looks like a rainbow-colored beach umbrella. Making splattered vinyl is a great way to impress your fans.
This looks clean and cool. But I hope they’re using eco-friendly plastic like this biodegradable plastic that dissolves in water.
Hard cotton candy. Pink vinyl records are really badass. We’ve seen a lot of rock and roll bands with pink vinyl that it’s become a fad.
Pink works really well with black.
Kinda looks like a tie-dye fabric!
This vinyl record reminds me of a kiddie plate or a frisbee.
This looks like a vinyl record that bikers would truly love.
Water and oil do not mix and that’s what this vinyl record is all about.
Which of these unique vinyl records do you like best?
We here at Unified are obsessed with beautiful 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, get a quote or shoot us an email.
James Hill is a veteran of the music industry. He first worked at Warner Reprise Records then later joined Interscope/ Geffen Records where he managed producers and songwriters and got his first platinum record for Keyshia Cole’s The Way It Is. He is now helping indie artists with branding and manufacturing through his company Unified Manufacturing, a CD/DVD/vinyl and merch company in LA.