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CD Packaging of the Week:Amnesiac- Radiohead

Album: Amnesiac Artist: Radiohead Cover Artist: Stanley Donwood Year: 2002 This wonderfully done packaging won the Grammy Award for Best Recording Package in 2002. That’s almost a decade ago but this packaging has managed to keep its appeal intact. It was presented in a red hardbound book filled with artsy illustrations by Stanley Donwood and […]

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CD Packaging: Music in a Pizza Box

This 5-track short release by California Nintendo-core rockers HORSE the Band is a tribute to the band’s favorite food-PIZZA. The CD looks like a pepperoni and cheese pizza, it comes in a pizza box complete with ‘grease stains’ in the right places, there are coupons and even that little stand that keeps the pizza from […]

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Music Packaging: Dos and Don'ts of Music Packaging

So you’ve been wracking your brains out and squeezing every droplet of creative juice for the most awesome CD packaging ever. It’s not easy but I am sure that it would all be worth it once you see people’s “wow, cool!” expressions when they see your CD packaging. You realized just how important CD packaging […]

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Indie Musicians: 5 Blogging Tips for Musicians

Blogging is one great online tool for musicians to gain more fans. It would help you build a solid fanbase if you broadcast your life, philosophies, opinions, rants, and frustrations online since it creates an intimate (albeit virtual) relationship with the readers. It makes them feel like they know something important about you, the artist,  […]