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How long does a custom vinyl record last?

Vinyl records released from decades ago are still existing to this day (even though vinyl pressing wasn’t as sophisticated as today) while some have unfortunately not seen the light of day of the new decade. Why’s that? Well that has to do with many things, like the care you put into them, how you store […]

You don’t have to make thousands. Pressing 100 units of vinyl records is a good start!

If you’re an indie musician, I’m sure you want some vinyl records! I mean ..who doesn’t? It’s awesome to have your music on vinyl, right? It makes you legit! Many bands are releasing records these days. The vinyl record format has been gaining a large audience since last year. And I must say that this […]

Video Game Soundtrack on Vinyl Records That are Totally Killin’ It

Video games and vinyl records. What can be cooler than this combo? Seriously! And when they’re in a pretty vinyl packaging, it’s only natural for the gamers and vinyl collectors to go a little crazy until they get their hands on these records (and even crazier when they do). In fact, even if you don’t […]

12 Reasons You Should Still Release Physical Albums Even if There’s Spotify

You might be wondering if releasing a physical version of your album would be a successful one. You’re not the only one though. Many people from the music industry do, especially during this age of digital streaming. Digital streaming has been taking over music sales since 2005 and it surpassed physical sales last 2015 and […]

50 of the Grooviest Glow in the Dark Vinyl Records

  Glow in the dark vinyl records have been here earlier than you think. And though there are many fans and vinyl collectors that complain about the sound it delivers, we cannot deny that they are just too beautiful and rare just to pass up. Also, it all boils down to the pressing of the […]

16 Redditors on Why They Love Vinyl Records

Vinyl is so back and it will be here to stay forever. But what is it with vinyl that makes it so special? We went to r/vinyl and r/letstalkmusic to find out! #1 They’re the bane of my fucking life! I love records but they’re also the bane of my fucking life. As to why […]

13 Blood Splatter Vinyl Records That Make Us Shiver With Delight

If you’re looking for a cool custom vinyl record concept, give splatter vinyl records a try! What’s awesome about this is that you don’t have to think of other creative embellishments because everyone will get automatically curious about splashes of red blood on vinyl. Red splatter= gore and pure evil! You can’t communicate things faster […]

Is vinyl pressing different for black than the colored vinyl?

You know what’s cooler than vinyl records? Colored vinyl records, that’s what! If you’re a musician or just a design enthusiast, you’d know what I’m talking about. I mean…just take a look at these babies! Don’t you just want to buy them even if you know nothing about their music? I do! But if you’re […]

15 of the Prettiest Vinyl, Cassette, and CD Bundles

We love analog (and CDs) and we love well executed designs so whenever we see bundles of merch, cassette, and CD, our hearts pound a little faster and we feel immense joy knowing that music and design are still alive and well. Here, we share to you some of the coolest custom vinyl records, custom […]

How to press colored vinyl records (and have them shipped directly to your fans)

Colored vinyl records is the shiz and making them is a thousand times easier today. What’s up with the craze? Musicians and fans are crazy for the good ole custom vinyl record format. They have been releasing vinyl albums left and right, some in the fanciest colored vinyl records and printed inner sleeves.  We can’t […]