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16 Redditors on Why They Love Vinyl Records

Vinyl is so back and it will be here to stay forever. But what is it with vinyl that makes it so special? We went to r/vinyl and r/letstalkmusic to find out! #1 They’re the bane of my fucking life! I love records but they’re also the bane of my fucking life. As to why […]

13 Blood Splatter Vinyl Records That Make Us Shiver With Delight

If you’re looking for a cool custom vinyl record concept, give splatter vinyl records a try! What’s awesome about this is that you don’t have to think of other creative embellishments because everyone will get automatically curious about splashes of red blood on vinyl. Red splatter= gore and pure evil! You can’t communicate things faster […]

Is vinyl pressing different for black than the colored vinyl?

You know what’s cooler than vinyl records? Colored vinyl records, that’s what! If you’re a musician or just a design enthusiast, you’d know what I’m talking about. I mean…just take a look at these babies! Don’t you just want to buy them even if you know nothing about their music? I do! But if you’re […]

15 of the Prettiest Vinyl, Cassette, and CD Bundles

We love analog (and CDs) and we love well executed designs so whenever we see bundles of merch, cassette, and CD, our hearts pound a little faster and we feel immense joy knowing that music and design are still alive and well. Here, we share to you some of the coolest custom vinyl records, custom […]

How to press colored vinyl records (and have them shipped directly to your fans)

Colored vinyl records is the shiz and making them is a thousand times easier today. What’s up with the craze? Musicians and fans are crazy for the good ole vinyl record format. They have been releasing vinyl albums left and right, some in the fanciest colored vinyl records and printed inner sleeves.  We can’t blame […]

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 […]