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Vinyl Single Jacket VS Vinyl Gatefold Jacket: Which is Better for Your Project

In releasing your vinyl record album, you will certainly have to decide on what kind of vinyl packaging you want– whether it’s the single vinyl jacket or the vinyl gatefold jacket. There are many types of vinyl jackets available today, but we’ll be focusing more on these two because they’re the standard. Let me first […]

10 of the Prettiest Grammy-nominated Vinyl Record Package to Date

We all know the Grammys for giving awards to musicians but they also give special attention to the aesthetic of an album. Since its inception, the Grammy’s has a special section for the visual look of an album called the Grammy Award for Best Record Package which is awarded to the art director, not the […]

19 Do’s and Don’ts When Releasing Your Very First Vinyl Record

Every artist you know has released at least one album on vinyl and that’s because it wasn’t just a fad or a glitch in the system…VINYL IS SO DARN BACK. It’s actually not hot news. Vinyl made its comeback in 2006 and last year, despite of or exactly because of the pandemic, vinyl has officially […]

21 of the Most Valuable Vinyl Records That Might Be Hiding In Your Grandma’s Attic

All vinyl records are valuable but some are more valuable than others. You know one of the many good reasons why people are buying vinyl records again? It’s because vinyl can be worth a thousand bucks…even millions (if you haven’t heard, a pharma guy bough Wu Tang Clan’s only vinyl record for $ 2 million!). […]

HORROR SOUNDTRACK VINYL RECORDS WITH THE CATCHIEST DESIGNS

Music plays a very crucial role in horror movies as they create the mood and atmosphere. That is why filmmakers really take their time in finding the best score for their masterpieces. Take for example Dario Argento and the soundtrack for his classic Deep Red (Profondo Rosso). He approached Pink Floyd but when he got […]

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How Do I Know if I’m Getting Quality Vinyl Record Pressing?

To say vinyl is making a comeback isn’t correct anymore. Vinyl is well and truly back. Collectors and audiophiles everywhere prefer to listen to music on record and immerse themselves in the full “album” experience. To enjoy the rich sound of vinyl, you need to start with the best possible source file, mastered for vinyl. […]

CUSTOM VINYL PRESSING: Everything you need to know about Jackets, Sleeves, and Inserts

As a custom vinyl pressing company, we frequently get a lot of questions from customers who want to get their first records made, usually about the difference between vinyl jackets and sleeves and inserts. That is why we decided to dedicate a blog post that lays it out for you. Hopefully, this will help you […]

7 of the Most Creative Vinyl Box Sets of Original Movie and TV Show Soundtracks

Music and movies are two things we simply can’t live without so it only makes sense that we indulge ourselves with these pretty vinyl box sets of movie soundtracks. They’re all in eye-candy packaging with mouth-watering goodies that would make the fans go wild. Here are some of our favorite vinyl box sets of movie […]

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Can you make your own vinyl record?

Vinyl records have made a steady comeback these past years. The ongoing pandemic has given the people the time to appreciate these records and the high sales of custom vinyl records for the year of 2020 will show you how much they have appreciated it. As a musician, I’m sure you also want to release […]