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Top 10 Reasons Why Vinyl is Called Vinyl (and Not LPs)

Vinyl records haven’t always been called vinyl records? Who would’ve to thunk it, and who fucking cares? But if you want to be able to talk the walk and want to be able to mix it with your fellow industry buds, it’s best you read on. The change in name didn’t happen overnight. It’s only […]

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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 […]

What is the history of the 12-inch vinyl record format?

The 12-inch vinyl record format is the standard, most popular choice when it comes to vinyl records. When we think or talk about vinyl records, the one that pops in our head is most likely the 12-inch vinyl. Yes, some release mid-length in 10 inch vinyl and singles in 7 inch vinyl but they’re much […]

How much does it cost to press 100 vinyl records?

How much does it cost to press 100 vinyl records? We often get this question now that vinyl is becoming more and more popular again. Some of you might be scared to even ask because pressing a vinyl record seems so ambitious and intimidating. It seems so expensive and is reserved for big artists like […]

Grammy Nominees for Best Record Package 2020

The 63rd GRAMMY Awards are right around the corner, airing Sunday, Jan. 31, on CBS, but the nominations are here now. Find out who are nominated for best record package category. Their box sets are looking too awesome! Flaming Pie (Collector’s Edition)- Paul McCartney Linn Wie Andersen, Simon Earith, Paul McCartney & James Musgrave, art directors