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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.

Holographic & Fan Discs

They’re here! We are excited to announce we now offer Holographic and Fan Discs! Want to add a little pizazz to your short play EP? These two fun options will set your discs apart from the typical CD with either a holographic or clear edge that can be screen-printed, offset printed, or a combination of both. Here are some of the specs: Your music must be under 30:00 play time These are replicated discs – minimum quantity of 300 Available with any CD packaging No extra cost or set up fees! What’s A Holographic Disc? Holographic discs (AKA pit art) are […]

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Artist Spotlight: Mary Lambert

Mary Lambert & Her New Album “Grief Creature” Mary Lambert is one of those people who is more than a light to work with; her optimism and talent shines through her ability to create music and holds true when it comes down to getting to know her, too. We have been more than excited to work on different projects for Mary over the past few years, including her last album “Bold” that we designed and manufactured. “Grief Creature,” Mary’s latest album, really stands out as an emotional milestone where she writes about heavy topics like grief and depression through a […]

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WTF Is That? RBG vs CMYK Artwork

When submitting artwork for a project, we get a lot of questions regarding color quality. So we thought it would be good idea to break down the difference between RGB (red, green and blue), or the primary colors of light, and CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow and black), or the primary colors of pigment. When you design for print you have to keep in mind that certain colors you see on screen aren’t available to be printed in standard inks. All screen graphics displayed on your monitor, by default, are the RGB color scheme because light is displayed through your screen, […]

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Mötley Crüe Dr. Feelgood 30th Anniversary Set

Dr.Feelgood Anniversary Box Set

Did you catch the new product for Mötley Crüe’s 30th? In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Mötley Crüe’s Dr. Feelgood album, a specially packaged version of the album along with a variety of select merchandise was released back in December. We had a blast getting to work on this project, and following the release we got the chance to sit down with Melanie Pillette, VP of Production and Digital Fulfillment at Better Noise Music to get the inside details on the entire box set and their experience working with us! What was the inspiration for releasing such a wide […]

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Designed by Copycats: By The Masses, “Last of Kind.”

Recently, Copycats had the opportunity to design the look and feel of By the Masses’ latest release, “Last of Kind.” They came to us looking for all original artwork, and we jumped at the chance to create something entirely unique and customized. Our prepress technician and graphic designer, Geoff Makousky gave us a little insight on developing this project, and we even got to get the perspective of the band members themselves on working with us. At the start of this project, the band came to the table with a variety of loose concepts, but was looking to the artists […]

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