Tools, apps, tips and resources for CD covers and album sleeves and digital releases
Free web-based app to create album cover art for your Spotify playlists. This only works with the Spotify desktop player. You can also change your playlist cover art on Apple Music, Soundcloud and pretty much every other music streaming service out there. Includes integration of PNGimg and Unsplash and their library of free photos.
Adobe Express is a free online tool that allows you to create custom album covers in minutes. Choose from thousands of professionally designed templates or start from scratch. Add your own images, text, and graphics, and customize the look and feel of your cover with a variety of fonts, colours, and effects.
Scanplus Print Group is a market leader in bespoke printed record sleeves. They offer various sizes and finishes, including 7-inch, 10-inch and 12-inch sleeves, vinyl labels, printed inserts, and booklets. Their online design system makes it easy to create your custom record sleeve, with the ability to save, re-visit, and amend your design as needed.
How to claim and update your artist profile on all major music platforms. Complete image and artist profile guide, including tips and tricks for Spotify, Apple Music, SoundCloud, Deezer, Tidal, YouTube Music, Beatport and Google Play Music. Put together by digital distributor Symphonic Distribution.
Canva’s album cover maker helps you design album covers to promote your music or audio, even without any graphic design experience. A library of album cover layouts has been created by professional designers, making it as simple for you as a few clicks to create a high-quality designs.
Animated Gifs search engine and resource. Add Gifs to your emails and social media accounts. Web based with a Chrome browser extension and Android and iOS apps.
Manufacturing 8-track tapes in the 21st century. KTS is a sustainable business taking these vintage 8-tracks from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s and giving them new life. They mainly use gently used shells for 8-track projects so there may be some minor imperfections in the shells.
Pexels provides high quality and completely free stock photos licensed under the Creative Commons Zero (CC0) license. All photos are nicely tagged, searchable and also easy to discover through our discover pages. Over 1500 images tagged music.
Imprint Indie Printing specializes in print and manufacturing for independent record labels, artists and bands. From 7/10 inch and 12 inch covers, labels, jackets and inserts to posters, CD and DVD replication to custom print work. Sarasota, Florida based.
Crowdsourced design services including CD, album cover artwork and design from £159. Start by creating a simple brief to help designers understand your design needs to capture your style and specs. Designers submit their ideas and you pick your favourite design. Step-by-step support & 100% money-back guarantee.
This tool is designed to help musicians, bands, and artists create 100% custom download cards for codes generated through Bandcamp. Requiring only the list of codes that Bandcamp provides through the “Export” option, there’s never been an easier way to generate printable download cards with total customization.
All photos published on Unsplash can be used for free for commercial and non-commercial purposes. You do not need to ask permission from or provide credit to the photographer or Unsplash, although it is appreciated when possible. Over 4500 images titled ‘Music’, brilliant resource for design inspiration.
Free, easy to customise concert and band flyer templates. 1000’s of themes to choose from. You can download a free basic quality image and print yourself or, for a low price you can download high-quality images that can be printed at the print shop of your choice.
Fotor’s Spotify playlist and album cover maker offers a library of editable templates and easy-to-use design tools, helping create personalized playlist cover art in just a few clicks. You can create album covers online in a snap with the AI album cover generator. Backed up by an advanced character model, the album cover generator will […]
Upload your band image or logo, then you can start selling your merch to your fans straight away. It takes two minutes, and you can start making money from your merch with no hassle, stock issues, colour or design worries. Dizzyjam set a base price which covers the cost of the item, plus costs. You […]
Authored by music education platform Soundfly in association with music web hosting and design company Bandzoogle ‘How to Create a Killer Musician Website’ is a free short course that looks at best practices for putting together an effective, easy-to-update website and how your website fits into a more comprehensive marketing strategy for your project.
Premium music WordPress themes for musicians, bands, record labels, WordPress developers and podcasters. Access all the 27 premium Sonar themes for $99 a year. Built for the Elementor page builder. Ideal for WordPress music web designers and developers.
Hundreds of designers available on crowdsourcing website Fiverr.com offering CD and album cover design, mixtape covers and music artwork of varying quality and price ranges, from a fiver upwards to Pro verified artists running into the hundreds of £££.
Spotiplus is an Android and Apple iOS app to design playlist covers for your Spotify playlists. Easy to use, no design skills needed. Design or import your own image, export the cover art straight to Spotify (using Spotify’s API) or download the cover art as a JPEG.
Coverify is a web tool to create yourself custom album cover artwork for Spotify playlists where you can apply different fonts, and colours and choose from 1M+ images from Unsplash and upload them directly to your Spotify. Coverify lets you edit, save and edit it again many times as needed with endless background options.
Customized digital cover art for record labels and DIY artists. Top quality cover art 100% ready for Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, Deezer and more. Pre-made cover art design from hundreds of designs, delivered within two business days and custom made cover art design.
Learn exactly how you can set up a squeeze page on your WordPress band website so that your fan email list system will collect the emails of potential fans as effectively as possible and on autopilot, 24 hours a day. You’ll learn one simple method of building your squeeze page using a WordPress plugin from […]
Launched in 2003, Bandzoogle is the all-in-one website platform for musicians. Choose from dozens of modern mobile-ready templates for musicians and customise your layout, fonts and colours without any coding. Easily create a professional electronic press kit to share with media and industry. Add a store in just two clicks and start selling music, downloads, […]
A wide range of pre-made cover art designs which you can use for your albums, singles, podcast cover and more. The artworks come in two categories non-exclusive and exclusive. All the cover arts are 100% ready for Apple Music and Spotify and come in a minimum of 3000px X 3000px JPEG files.