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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 […]

21 Vinyl Box Sets That Are as Awesome As The Music

We all love good music but what seals the deal when it comes to album purchase is a really good-looking vinyl packaging especially for vinyl box sets. That’s what makes it worth it. Otherwise, might as well download the album, right? A good box set makes us feel like we own a treasure so the […]

How to Avoid Vinyl Pressing Disasters

Musicians all over the world have been using us for vinyl pressing and more than a couple of them have encountered a lot of challenges but this is expected as vinyl manufacturing isn’t really something many musicians do often. If you’re considering to have vinyl pressed with us, here are some tips from our CEO […]

Vinyl Packaging: METTYU (Student Project)

via 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 […]