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How We Do Custom Vinyl Manufacturing Here at UnifiedMFG

We make custom vinyl record manufacturing seem easy but it is actually quite a delicate, multi-step process that could be complicated to understand. This is the format that is the trickiest to manufacture and unlike making CDs and USB drives, we simply can’t rush vinyl pressing or else it could be a disaster. There are […]

Did Elvis release any album in blue vinyl record?

Did Elvis release any album in blue vinyl record? This is a legit question because Elvis is the king of rock and roll and blues. One of the finest white blues singers the world has ever known, Joe Cocker, said that Elvis was the greatest white blues singer in the world. So…as a diehard vinyl […]

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Vinyl Mastering Guidelines & Tips to Get the Best Sound Quality

Vinyl mastering is serious business. You and your engineer have to be very meticulous to get it right. We want to do vinyl record pressing because it has exceptional sound quality but this is also the format that is the trickiest to manufacture. It’s prone to have slight imperfections like distortion and noise. That is […]

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Vinyl Records With the Most Unique Shapes

These vinyl records with the unique shapes can give you more bang for your buck because not only do they play good music (as they should), they can be good deco, too! There are so many ways to make vinyl records more quirky and creative than just having them in the classic black. There are […]

Vinyl Records of The Most Famous Musicians Today

Most of the musicians today are releasing their albums in good-looking vinyl records even if streaming is affordable and easy. That just proves that we love to have something we can truly own…that we can touch and smell and show off to all of our friends. CD used to do this but sadly it is becoming […]

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Why you should make your own vinyl record in 2020

Why should you make your own vinyl record in 2020 when there’s a pandemic that has turned the world upside down? Musicians all over the world are suffering from the consequences of COVID as we say goodbye to concerts, gigs, and basically…everything fun for a while.  However, we noticed something interesting during this time—  we […]

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Vinyl Packaging: ΕΜΕΧ 00110001 Vinyl

Creative Agency: Anagram design Art Director: Spyros Grammenos Copy Writer: Alex Retsis, George Apergis Project Type: Produced, Commercial Work Client: Modular Expansion Records Location: Athens, Greece Packaging Contents: Music Album Disc Packaging Materials: Plastic, Paper, Vinyl We here at Unified are obsessed with beautiful vinyl packaging. We’ve been making creative releases since 2008 and lovely […]

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Creative Vinyl Packaging: Froot Scratch-N-Sniff

Marina and the Diamonds takes it back to the 90s/00s with new scratch-n-sniff vinyl records for her upcoming album “Froot.” The vinyl box set will contain six 7″ vinyl records, each with a different fruity scent. We’re guessing kiwi, blueberry, plum, strawberry, orange, lemon. Releasing a scented album is not new. It’s been done before like […]

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Vinyl Records: Neon and Glow in The Dark Records

We here at Unified are obsessed with beautiful custom vinyl records and 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, […]

Custom Vinyl Records With The Most Creative Shapes!

Custom vinyl records, especially picture discs, do not only give you beautiful music, they can definitely add more fun to your custom vinyl record collection. They’re every-single-penny worth collecting because not only are they cool, they’re also rare. Some just have a pressing of 500-1000 discs. If you’re a hardcore fan, the collector’s edition custom […]