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10 Ways COVID Has Changed the Music Industry

Without a doubt, Covid has been affecting our everyday life, and there is no denying that it also has greatly affected the music industry. I mean… Damn, don’t we all miss concerts? There aren’t even music in cafes anymore because they’re all closed! But as they all say…the show must go on. Or the music […]

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 […]

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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. […]