How Should You Release Your Music as an Independent Musician?

An independent musician could loosely be defined as anyone who makes music and is not signed to a major record label. It could be the band who has played the local club scene for years or a kid recording songs in his parents’ basement. In any case, these unpublished or self-published musicians all have the […]

Tips for Designing CD/DVD Cover Artwork

Many people find that the most difficult part of creating a custom CD/DVD disc is the design process. This is very important because the artwork you choose will give customers a strong first impression of your project. You need to make sure the artwork is as close to perfect as possible. Here are some useful […]

A Brief History of the CD Jewel Case

The classic CD jewel case is perhaps the most famous design in the world of CD/DVD packaging. The story of how it came to be is actually quite interesting. Grab a drink and get comfortable while I explain the history of the CD jewel case. In 1981, Sony and Philips had formed a partnership to […]

Wrap It Up With CD/DVD Case Wrappers

One of the most popular reasons for having a CD or DVD duplicated is so it can be distributed to a large audience. If there’s one thing customers in every industry love, it’s getting their hands on complimentary demonstration videos, independent films, audio CDs, and other multimedia content. So how do you make sure that […]

Save Money by Wrapping Your Own CD and DVD Cases

What’s the difference between an amateur duplication project and a professional project? About 32 microns. No, seriously! That’s the thickness of the plastic wrap that covers every CD and DVD case in major retail stores. 32 microns is approximately .00130 of an inch, or the thickness of a human hair. So how can such a […]