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We like to talk, like a lot. Sometimes we write about things that are important to our customers. And sometimes, well we just write things because we don’t know what else to do with ourselves.

Copycats Media FAQs

Making your own music is exciting, but can also be overwhelming. There is a lot to consider, you may have a lot of questions, and you may not even know what to ask. To help you out, we compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions from clients that cover everything from download cards, IPR forms, licensed material, and more! Download Cards What are download cards? What devices can I use to redeem my download card? Download cards let artists give out their music on a physical card with a unique code. Customers can only redeem and download music […]

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Top 9 of 2019: Posts that Reached The Widest Audience on Instagram

2020 is upon us, and as a new year unfolds it’s natural to reflect back on the previous year and see where we’ve been, and give us motivation to focus on where we’re going. We had an incredible year filled with unique projects and fantastic artists, and enjoy being able to share what we get to make with you via Instagram and other social media platforms. Not only does it allow us to connect directly with our customers, friends and other music aficionados, but it gives us a chance to see what our audience loves the most. Check out our […]

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Custom Packaging Spotlight: “The Decalogue” By Sufjan Stevens

Our custom packaging projects are unique to each of our customers, and give us an opportunity to flex our creative strengths in a variety of ways. We recently had the chance to create a custom package for Asthmatic Kitty Records artist Sufjan Stevens, a singer/songwriter based in New York City. This deluxe edition of his album, “The Decalogue,” comprises a Stoughton tip-on gatefold jacket, 180-gram vinyl, a 40-page songbook, a 9×12 art print by Charlotte de Mezamat, and a download card. Package Specs: Stoughton tip-on gatefold jacket printed on 24pt board, black backside board printing, 5 PMS spot colors, and […]

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Artist Spotlight: Dan Rodriguez

Dan Rodriguez, a local Minneapolis musician, has been a frequent customer of Copycats Media over the years and we had the opportunity to sit down and ask him about his experience working with us, his background in music, and his expertise on physical media. Not familiar with Dan Rodriguez? Well here’s some must-know info direct from the man himself: “Hi, I’m Dan. I’m a whiskey & beer drinking, fishing & hunting loving, motorcycle riding, quality food eating, hippie sympathizing, people loving, husband & father who lives in Minneapolis and shares a life with my amazing wife and two adorable sons […]

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What in the World is a Vector?

What in the world is a vector? TLDR; vectors are graphic shapes created on a computer that can be scaled infinitely without affecting the quality of an image.  You might want to keep reading, don’t worry it’s not long! Vectors are graphic objects that are created in vector programs such as Adobe Illustrator or Adobe InDesign and are used for various web and print functions. The text you are currently reading is vectorized, the logo on this website was once a vector, and the shapes on your phone’s home screen were created using vectors. These vectors are specific to the […]

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