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10 steps to order custom vinyl record in 100 units

Due to its high demand from collectors and fans, artists—both independent and signed—have been releasing singles and albums on vinyl records. This impact from the vinyl comeback has been a blessing for many, however, some found it burdensome. We all know how the vinyl record is an expensive piece of audio format, even back in […]

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 […]

How to Make Custom Vinyl Records That Are Worth Collecting

Custom vinyl records have slowly risen from its lowest era after CDs have replaced them, and last year was its first success as it surpassed CDs in terms of sales in the US. The format also sold millions of units all over the world, showcasing its increasing audience and increasing production. And as we look […]

Third Man Records and Their Awesomest Vinyl Records

As a company that presses vinyl records, we always have mad respect to music innovators such as Third Man Records. They released some of the quirkiest vinyl releases with the most badass merch items to boot. Third Man is an innovator in the world of vinyl records and a boundary pusher in the world of […]

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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 […]

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 custom 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 […]

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 […]