A new FDR reissue of a Classic album featuring revamped slipcase artwork and layout design by me is Carcass: Necroticism, descanting the insalubrious. the 3rd studio album from the UK death/grind Metal legends. Carcass are a British extreme metal band from Liverpool, who formed in 1985 and disbanded in 1995. A reformation was enacted in 2007 without one of its original […]
The Browning: Burn this World Tour Edition, Released last year (2012) is a two disc version of their Burn This World album featuring the bonus Time will Tell EPs. Artwork by Dan Mumford! (Gallows, Black Dahlia Murder, Bleeding Through) I worked on the production management for this release which is still available from Amazon, others and the Earache […]
Hour Of 13: 333 – was one of my first layout design jobs at Earache Records. The production was also by myself. The cover artwork was arranged by the band. this 8 page booklet was released last year with a limited 1000 with a gold pantone wash in the star. Did you find one of […]
So you have your band together, your songs written and rehearsed, you have recorded them, sorted the mixing, mastering and even got the artwork ready to help you stand out in that huge crowed, but where do you go to get it all put together and ready for sale/distribution?
Setting up a CD design for print can be quite a minefield if you don’t know what you’re doing or where to start so I have put together this brief guide highlighting some of the key points you need to be aware of.