~ starting from 100 copies ~
QRATES is a one-stop vinyl pressing service that includes multiple aspects to make everything as easy as possible for artists to support their DIY business.
With QRATES you can press vinyl from 100 copies while a normal minimum order is 300 to 500 in the industry. Also, you can simulate your record, sleeve and label in our original vinyl design tool. From vinyl design to sales options, you have total control over the way you want to release your music.
~ average turnaround time 6-8 weeks ~
Through our exclusive partnership with world-renowned pressing plants, “WOLFPACK” and “GZ Media” in Europe, QRATES offers high-quality vinyl pressing and sleeve printing options for your projects. QRATES users can feel safe about the quality in the vinyl pressing and printing. For the turnaround time, it is now 6 - 8 weeks until everything’s pressed and delivered which is the World class speed, while a lot of the time you will need to make a release schedule nearly half a year in advance.
~ offering multiple solutions ~
Vinyl manufacturing is not as easy as many people imagine. It actually goes through several complex processes to get onto wax, packaged and sold. However, QRATES removes the artist and label’s worries of vinyl pressings, we ensure everything goes well and smoothly.
We have prepared an “individual shipping” solution where we ship vinyl directly to fans on behalf of artists and labels. Our delivery team is based in the UK, France and Japan, you can select either country option depending on which one works best for you and your fans. In our original vinyl simulator, pressing costs are updated live on the screen depending on the options chosen by the Artists and Labels. Allowing you to set the cost of your vinyl and estimate sales and profit. We offer great pressing prices as well as marketing tools and shipping options to help develop your music business.