You have found the home of Japanese Mini LP Papersleeve Replica CDs on the net
HomeBrowse FAQs (Fakes, Buying, Collecting) Fake-free eBayForumContributeMy Collection
Do not go here or you will be banned from this site!
ThumbsThis week / monthRecent images
Random images from
(Very basic search - less is better - use less words if don't find what you're looking for)
FireBoard
Welcome, Guest
Please Login or Register.    Lost Password?

Thanks for visiting the forum.

You are free the post here (and strongly encouraged to respond).

However, there is a Yahoo group (Japanese Import CDs) with a strong membership and healthy debate and discussion that may be of interest.

Re:Where do record companies source this packaging? (1 viewing) (1) Guest
Go to bottom Post Reply Favoured: 0
TOPIC: Re:Where do record companies source this packaging?
#457
DraftAudio (User)
Fresh Boarder
Posts: 1
graphgraph
User Offline Click here to see the profile of this user
Where do record companies source this packaging? 13 Years, 7 Months ago Karma: 0  
Hi all, I was wondering if anyone knows where record companies source the mini LP packaging? Is there a printer who specialises in these or is it a case of approaching standard printers with the specs.?

I ask as I have a recording production company in the UK and we have had the request to make a mini-LP. Any info would be greatly appreciated.

All best,

Stewart
 
Report to moderator   Logged Logged  
  The administrator has disabled public write access.
#458
sam2095 (Moderator)
Moderator
Posts: 145
graph
User Offline Click here to see the profile of this user
Re:Where do record companies source this packaging? 13 Years, 7 Months ago Karma: 2  
Hi Stewart,

I did a little research into this a few years ago when someone asked the same question (pre the forum). Here is (roughly) what I wrote. Not sure if there's more info than this but the Yahoo group may be able to help.

QUOTE:
I'm not exactly sure but I guess there are a number of printers who do this - you could try emi/toshiba in Japan or Universal?? They both have japanese websites (I think).

Disc Union create the "promo boxes" and they are exceptionally good quality and are official releases. Try them but their English is not crash hot.

Also you could contact www.cdjapan.co.jp as they have a good English writer on their "help" staff and are quite helpful if they can be.

If that fails you may want to ask in the Yahoo group (link found at the top of the forum pages).

You could also ask www.soundsourceCDs.com (in the US).... And also... I have a box of Black Sabbath (2001) ... made in UK "An Essential Production for Castle Music, a label of Santuary Records Group Ltd." Not as good quality but pretty good none the less. I also have a Uriah Heep box made by or for them (2002)

www.gilmourdesign.co.uk seems to do the work on the Uriah Heep box for www.santuaryrecordsgroup.co.uk

Also try a cheaper alternative (??) http://www.burningshed.com/ - artist's own label stuff.....
 
Report to moderator   Logged Logged  
 
Webmaster for http://www.minilps.net
  The administrator has disabled public write access.
Go to top Post Reply
Powered by FireBoardget the latest posts directly to your desktop

Featured Releases (A selection of...)

See all Featured Releases

Front cover (main) image of TOCP-65883 : Jethro Tull : Thick As A Brick +2
TOCP-65883 : 2001-10-31
The undisputed classic Jethro Tull album. The first full length concept album from Ian Anderson and, according the official web site, "a rock first: one continuous song on both sides"
Front cover (main) image of WPCR-14306 : Cooper, Alice : Welcome To My Nightmare
WPCR-14306 : 2012-01-18
Warner Music Japan : Cardboard sleeve (mini LP) reissue from Alice Cooper featuring the high-fidelity SHM-CD format (compatible with standard CD players) and 2011 remastering. The cardboard sleeve features single E-type jacket with an inner bag and ATLANTIC green/orange label. Comes with a description and lyrics. Part of a twelve-album Alice Cooper SHM-CD cardboard sleeve reissue series featuring albums "Pretties For You," "Easy Action," "Love It To Death," "Killer," "Schools's Out," "Billion Dollar Babies," "Muscle Of Love," "Welcome To My Nightmare," "Goes To Hell," "Lace And Whiskey," "The Alice Cooper Show," and "From The Inside."
 
Front cover (main) image of VICP-63335 : Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM) : The World Became The World
VICP-63335 : 2006-02-22
English language version of the earlier native Italian "L'Isola di niente" on ELP's Manticore label. As with the earlier English rehash of PFM's "Per un amico" the lyrics were for the most part re-written (not translated) by Pete Sinfield of King Crimson.
Front cover (main) image of Die Cut Covers : Hall of Fame : Die Cut Covers
Die Cut Covers :

Die cutting of the cover image or inserts is probably the most common technique employed to create gimmick covers. It's probably also in most cases the cheapest.

There are thousands of die cut covers. Here are a few of the more popular and best known releases.

 
Front cover (main) image of SF-303 : Flower Travellin' Band : Make Up
SF-303 : 2004-12-20
Highly unusual packaging - a fake leather attache breifcase / portfolio.
Front cover (main) image of DU-BOX075 : Kluster : Zwei-Osterei Box
DU-BOX075 : 2006-04-06
Two titles only (CTCD-541 and 542) - may have been a Captain Trip box? Can hold up to 8? CDs.
 

See all Featured Releases