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How to Significantly Cut Down Vinyl Pressing Cost

Vinyl pressing could be really expensive especially if you compare it to digital distribution. BUT it is totally worth it. Selling vinyl doesn’t only make you look absolutely LEGIT, it also helps in marketing your band. It automatically adds instant cool points and personality, doesn’t it?! Of course, you don’t need any convincing. Who doesn’t […]

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The Greatest Vinyl Record Sleeves as Chosen by the Most Famous Designers

We here at Unified are crazy about beautiful custom vinyl records and vinyl record sleeves. We’ve been making creative releases since 2008 and lovely packaging has become an obsession of ours. Of course, we searched the internetz for the greatest vinyl record sleeves of all time. Who else can be better judges at this than […]

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5 Legit Reasons You Should Release Music in Vinyl

If you’re a musician and you’re contemplating whether it’s worth it to release music in vinyl, we strongly suggest that you give it a go because people are definitely buying vinyl records again.  Making a vinyl record might sound tedious, time-consuming, and expensive…and it probably is. However, there are so many ways you can make […]

Vinyl Packaging: Gloriosa Rotonda Vinyl Sleeve

We here at Unified are obsessed with beautiful 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, get a quote or shoot us […]

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Vinyl Packaging: Relicários de São Tolosa’s Artistic Album Cover

We here at Unified are obsessed with beautiful 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 CD packaging, get a quote or shoot us an […]

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Music Packaging: Blunts & Roses “Wooden” Vinyl and USB

We here at Unified are obsessed with beautiful music 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 music packaging, get a quote or shoot us […]

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2018 Grammy Nominations for Best CD Package

The Grammy season is just round the corner and we are thrilled seeing these badass Grammy nominees for Best CD Package. We’re so thrilled because this is totally our thing! We here at Unified are obsessed with beautiful CD packaging. We’ve been making creative releases since 2008 and lovely packaging has become an obsession of […]

VINYL MASTERING: Everything you need to know to get it right

  Before we start with specific steps and hacks for vinyl mastering, the #1 tip we can give you for a seamless vinyl mastering and manufacturing is this: HIRE A PROFESSIONAL MASTERING ENGINEER! And not just a regular mastering engineer, but a mastering engineer that has a lot of experience in vinyl mastering because mastering […]

Are Vinyl Records Making a Comeback?

Now that CDs are slowly becoming extinct thanks to Spotify and other streaming services, are custom vinyl records rising from the ashes?  Vinyl was first overshadowed by tapes and then by CDs because these digital formats were much easier to access and therefore more convenient and much cheaper. And later in the millennium era, CDs […]