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Top USB Drive Hacks
17Oct

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
4Oct

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
25Sep

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
31Aug

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…)

CD Duplication: 3 Reasons Why You Should Get a Professional
11Aug

Whether you’re just starting out your music career and trying to reduce costs by duplicating your own CDs, or you just wish to control all aspects of the CD-creation process, you might be tempted to do it yourself.

Duplicating your own CDs might seem like a great idea at the time, but the truth is that seeking the help of…

6 Of The Best and Worst DVD Covers Ever
27Jul
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The design for DVD covers is an important aspect. The image they portray has to represent the whole film through visuals, and attracting an individual through this effect can entice them to purchase and view the film.  Representing a film through imagery can be a tricky task, but if done right, it can be a truly brilliant piece of…

Why Social Media Should Be Your Best Friend When Marketing Your Music
20Jul

Marketing your own music can be challenging, and at some times, it can even feel downright impossible. However, there are ways in which you can market your music and there are some great tools out there to help you get the word out! Social media is one of these fantastic tools and it can help you to grow your…

The Importance of Text and Font in the Design of Your Album Cover
28Jun

Behind every great album is great artwork, but how important is the design of your album cover? The design of an albums cover is a crucial aspect of the album itself, and although it may seem that an album is all about music, the artwork is what gives it its face. This means it’s the thing that gives potential…