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Welcome to the MonotypePressing blog section! Here you will find both technical information, music industry related news, interviews with labels & artists, as well as tips and recommendations.

Purrkur Pillnikk “Orð fyrir dauða” Vinyl Box Set – A True Monument to the Iceland’ 80s Post-Punk Scene

Purrkur Pillnikk “Orð fyrir dauða” Vinyl Box Set – A True Monument to the Iceland’ 80s Post-Punk Scene

Purrkur Pillnikk ('Sleepy Chess-Player') can be considered a seminal new wave/punk rock band from Iceland. Created by Ásgeir R. Bragason,...
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CD Packaging  – The Printing Guide to Your Perfect Music Release

CD Packaging  – The Printing Guide to Your Perfect Music Release

Discover the secrets to crafting the ideal CD release that captivates your audience at first sight with our comprehensive CD Packaging Printing Guide!
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The Rise and Fall of Digital Compact Cassette (DCC)

The Rise and Fall of Digital Compact Cassette (DCC)

Dive into the journey of DCC (Digital Compact Cassette), which reflects the dynamic evolution of audio technology, blending innovation with the transient nature of industry trends.
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How to release music as a DIY artist? Tips & tricks!

How to release music as a DIY artist? Tips & tricks!

Explore the digital era's potential for DIY musicians to release music, connect with fans, and navigate formats (CD, Vinyl, Cassette) or streaming platforms. Gain insights to ensure success.
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Choosing the Perfect Audio Cassette On-body Print Method

Choosing the Perfect Audio Cassette On-body Print Method

Read our ultimate guide for diverse on-body printing options such as paper stickers and UV LED digital printing and how you can enhance the distinctiveness of your music tapes in today's varied audio landscape.
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The Digital Era vs. Physical Media: Did Streaming Kill the Music Industry?

The Digital Era vs. Physical Media: Did Streaming Kill the Music Industry?

As platforms like Spotify and Youtube gained popularity, many wondered if this is the end of physical media production and the decline of the traditional music industry.
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