Sunpress Vinyl, a full-service vinyl document producer, launched final yr on the historic Final Vinyl manufacturing unit in Miami. In simply that quick span, the corporate has pressed and delivered greater than 150,000 albums, with purchasers that embody Warner Music Group, Universal Music Group, DFA and Tuff Gong.
Now, the corporate has launched an modern program designed particularly for indie labels and artists.
For simply $999, Sunpress’ “Small Batch” program will produce 100 albums of ordinary black data with full colour labels and jackets, shrink-wrapped and prepared on the market. If that first batch sells out, Sunpress will print further albums at $eight every, and may ship to venues if wanted. The firm can be providing advertising and positioning applications for artists and labels.
The new program seeks to fill a void out there. “We noticed many indie artists being hesitant about stepping into the vinyl market due to high initial costs and a convoluted ordering process,” says Dan Pelson, a former govt at Sony and Warner who’s now SunPress’ small batch enterprise growth supervisor. “Small Batch allows them to get in the game. Our platform allows for lower pricing, easy ordering online and we can still customize to clients’ individual needs.”
Artists who’ve already signed on to this system embody veteran acts like former recording artist Vanessa Daou, who’s urgent her ’90s launch Zipless, and Arto Lindsay, who’s releasing his 1999 LP Prize. But there are additionally younger artists within the combine, together with Ben Katzman’s Degreaser.