The UK’s Number one media provider


Home Blog
CD Duplication vs CD Replication – Which Is Right For Your Release?

When it comes to releasing your material, it can be a difficult decision, with lots of things to consider.

And, one of the most important things to think about is how you’re going to produce your CDs. Do you want to go down the replication route? Or the duplication one? Or do you have no idea where to start?

Well, to…

A Quick Guide To Releasing Your Own Album As An Unsigned Band

In a world saturated by different bands and artists, it can seem like a bit of an uphill battle to get your own album out into the mix.

This struggle is multiplied tenfold if you’re an unsigned band. Without a record label, you have to do all the legwork yourself to get your music out there.

However, this doesn’t mean it’s…

Five Reasons Your Unsigned Band Still Needs To Invest In Physical CDs

In the age of Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube, you’d be forgiven for thinking that the days of having a merch guy flogging CDs at a gig are long gone. Nowadays, many bands are choosing not to produce physical CDs at all, which in some ways is understandable, due to the landscape of music constantly changing.

However, there’s still plenty…

Highest Grossing Video Game Franchises of all Time

As one of the largest forms of entertainment around the world, the video game industry has an annual revenue of $100 billion and growing. Playing video games is as popular as being on social media or binge-watching shows on Netflix, and many companies continuously feature in the best selling tables. Electronic Arts, Blizzard, and Take-Two Interactive are only a…

Top USB Drive Hacks

USB Flash drives are by far the most popular form of data storage and have been growing in the past few years from a great device to a portable piece of tech we simply can’t live without.

The saying, “good things come in little packages” is certainly true when it comes to the humble USB drive, but while the majority…

Top 10 Highest Grossing Films Ever

Here at VDC Group, we have previously written about the top one hit wonders, and the bestselling albums, so we thought we would transfer this into the film world. We have compiled a list of the top 10 highest grossest films worldwide, and the numbers they produced are hugely impressive.

If you’re a fan…

The Tropes in Video Game Covers

Designing video game covers can be tricky; both artists and designers need to make sure that the cover reflects the content of the game in a way that attracts customers’ attention but doesn’t give too much away. Balancing action and entertainment in the design can result in some striking game covers that immediately catch someone’s eye and makes them…

New Pressing Plants for Vinyl

The resurgence of vinyl as a medium for recorded music has seen an exponential rise in popularity the last few years. Back in 2007 the Wire magazine predicted that vinyl would make a comeback but no-one expected it to make as much of a comeback as it has. (more…)