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News – 03. March 2021

Making Vinyl Packaging Awards



The Making Vinyl initiative brings together service providers and experts from the worldwide record industry. For several years now, the industry meeting has included the „Making Vinyl Packaging Awards“ in various categories.

This year, the honouring took place within the framework of a virtual event.

There were more than 200 applications in this competition. Among the 15 winners are also five of our customers. We are pleased that these products were produced by optimal media.

Our congratulations on the award go to:

  • Category Best 45-RPM Single Cover Category
    Release: „It’s Bugsnax!“ | Artist: Kero Kero Bonito | Label: iam8bit
  • Category Best Jazz, classical or spoken Word Vinyl (Non-Deluxe) LP
    Release: „We’re New Again“ – A Reimagining by Makaya McCraven | Artist: Gil Scott-Heron | Label:  XL Recordings
  • Category Best Record Art
    Release: „Why Me? Why Not!“ | Artist: Liam Gallagher | Label: Warner Music
  • Category Best Vinyl Album LP Cover – Photograph
    Release: „KiCk i“ | Artist: Arca | Label: XL Recordings
  • Category The Alex Steinweiss Award – Best in Show
    Release: „Flaming Pie Archive Collection“ | Artist: Paul McCartney | Label: Universal Music

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