GENERAL

  1. Master can be submitted as a production-ready copy on CDR disc. While submitting a physical master, please label it clearly “MASTER” on the disc surface, accompanied by artist name and release title.
  2. Master can be submitted as a production-ready copy as WAV files with md5 checksum.
  3. A customer is strongly advised to keep a backup copy of the master
  4. Master submitted to 8Merch must be prepared as a final release – we will duplicate it to the total number of ordered copies.
  5. A detailed tracklist with track titles, running times and Side A / Side B prefix must be attached.

CASSETTE MASTER

  1. Total running time of a cassette is up to 90 minutes (up to 45 minutes per each side)
  2. Some cassette players may not be able to play C90 cassettes well, so it is advised not to exceed 80 minutes.

CASSETTE ON-BODY ARTWORK (TAMPOGRAPHY)

  1. Colour specification: one colour only (100% K)
  2. Resolution: min. 300dpi
  3. Accepted file format: PDF. Other files format like EPS, TIFF, JPG are accepted only after prior approval from 8Merch team
  4. Bleed: 2mm
  5. It is advised not to include extremely small elements and very thin lines
  6. Use this template to prepare tape on-body artwork

CASSETTE ON-BODY ARTWORK (STICKER LABELS)

  1. Colour specification: full colour CMYK
  2. Resolution: min. 300dpi
  3. Accepted file format: PDF. Other files format like EPS, TIFF, JPG are accepted only after prior approval from 8Merch team
  4. Bleed: 2mm
  5. Use this template to prepare tape on-body artwork