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Designed By Copycats: You Vs. Yesterday
A few weeks ago our designer, Alexis, had the pleasure of working with Ohio natives, You Vs. Yesterday, for their release How’s This for Honesty. They had been working together on a handful of designed cover projects and illustrations for the last year. So, naturally it made sense to introduce them to Copycats for a physical release. Here’s a bit of the background behind the project: Initially, You Vs. Yesterday came to Alexis to illustrate the cover artwork that would represent the acoustic version of this song. The track was going to be released into the world on it’s own, but […]
Artist Spotlight: Lazerbeak – Luther
Hey folks! Welcome back to another segment of Artist Spotlight, where we take time to showcase the talented artists we work with. This time Copycats got to bother Aaron Mader, A.K.A Lazerbeak, about his new solo album Luther. Beak is a multi-faceted, label managing, beat composing, super-dad of the internationally known rap group Doomtree. Artistically distinct from his previous compositions, Luther brings Aaron’s s new outlook on life into audible form. Here’s some inside from his new release. How does Luther differ musically from your previous albums? The last solo album I released was Lava Bangers way back at the top of […]
What A Year: 2017
Thank you to everyone for a wonderful year. Scroll down for just the smallest, most tiniest selection of projects we had the utmost pleasure to work on. See you in 2018!
Artist Spotlight: Anna Nalick
Anna Nalick’s fourth studio release, “At Now”, is a collection of pop/alternative and folk/Americana tunes that paint an authentic portrait of the songwriter’s development to date. Visceral poetry and raw storytelling are supported by emotionally rich melodies and production. The artist’s voice has developed along with her writing to reveal the depth of seductive soulfulness and strength through vulnerability that has been budding since she debuted with her multi-platinum selling solo-written album, “Wreck of the Day”, featuring first hit single, “Breathe(2AM)”, when she was a teenage songstress over 10 years ago. While “At Now” is a departure from previous albums, […]
Completely Custom: 5 Year Anniversary of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “The Heist”
You guys! Today, October 9th, 2017 marks FIVE years since our friends Macklemore and Ryan Lewis released their debut full-length album “The Heist”. That’s what they say though right, time flies when you’re having fun? We thought that today would be an opportune time to look back on this “completely custom” package. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis really wanted to bring back the feeling of being excited about bands having a physical product. A tangible thing that you can hold in your hand. This was especially important with iTunes dominating the way people buy records. Copycats was honored to bring something unique into the world. Now, lets […]