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.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Past, Present and Future of Vinyl Records
Vinyl records have been on the rise for years, and are currently one of the most common trends for music lovers spanning across Gen-X to millennials and of course, baby boomers and beyond. However, the rise and fall of the success of vinyl is a history that spans almost a century, and is considered to be the main music format across the globe. The Beginning of Vinyl The history of vinyl goes all the way back to the 1800’s, when Thomas Edison invented the phonograph that could both record and produce sound. Throughout the 20th century, vinyl was the main […]
What is an ISRC?
Hey blog aficionados- have you ever thought about what it takes to protect your music? Whether you’re a new artist or are a veteran in the industry, the logistical aspects in making sure your music is protected can be overwhelming, complicated, and annoying to deal with when we’d rather be focusing on making our own music. So what are your options for protecting your music? What are the best ways for you to make sure you’re protecting your rights? The ISRC, or the International Standard Recording Code, is a permanent international identification system for music, sound and video recordings. It’s […]