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Happy 23rd Birthday To Us!

Can you believe it’s been 23 years since we opened our doors? We’re another year older, possibly not any wiser, but we’re still here – proud to be part of this vibrant, creative and unique industry that is the Australian Independent scene. Despite the many challenges of the...

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I knew that would get your attention! The state governments have loads of grants specifically for the music industry. But keeping track of all of them is a bit overwhelming. So we’ve brought them together here for you – make sure you don’t miss out! Click on your state below to...

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We Lurve You!

In honour of Valentine’s Day (which let’s face it is a bit of a rort for Hallmark) we’re offering a free barcode with all orders placed between Feb 14 and March 31 2022. It’s just a little thing to let you know we really do love you! If you have a project coming up then now...

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Christmas is Coming!!!

Christmas and New Year is knocking on the door! If you’ve been using lockdown as a chance to write and produce new material then the next logical step is to start the process of making it into something tangible. We have a great range of packaging products that can make your latest work...

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Lockdowns, loneliness and illumination

It’s a weird time right now. Last year as the lockdown in Melbourne was settling in for the long haul it seemed like there was still light at the end of the tunnel. We were in it together and we would get back to zero cases of COVID and return to some level of normal. And that’s...

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Happy Birthday to Us!

22 years ago, in late May 1999, two guys set up MAD CDs in an empty shop in Stanmore….there was no furniture bar a card table and some deck chairs. These two guys had a desire to help Australian independent musicians make their recording into a physical thing and today MAD CDs is still doing...

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Love is in the air

“…everywhere I look around…” (you can thank me for that earworm later…) Valentine’s Day is almost upon us, but you know what? We love you ALL the time! Not just on one day of the year! This Valentine’s we’re giving away a barcode when you place an...

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Welcome 2021!

I won’t say that I’m sad to farewell 2020, it’s been a tough year all round, especially for the entertainment industry. We are very proud to say that we’re still here and are beyond glad that so many of you are too! 2021 is still a little uncertain but we are optimistic...

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Time is running out!

Time is running out to get your orders in for a pre-Christmas despatch. If you need product before mid-January then we need to get your orders in no later than Friday December 4th. So call us ASAP to get your project moving!

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Vale Clive

Clive Lipman 14 July 1945 – 14 October 2020 It is with sad and heavy hearts that we share the news that Clive Lipman, one of MAD’s founders passed away yesterday. Clive was regarded as a true gentleman of the industry and we were privileged to work with him for many years. To those of...

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Welcome to our new Website!

We have been working really hard through lockdown to finalise our new website and I’m sure that over the next little while we will make a few tweaks and corrections to get it exactly right. If you find something that doesn’t work the way you expected, or you can’t find something...

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MAD CDs and COVID-19

The world is a weird place right now – we know that most of our customers have been impacted by the current COVID-19 crisis – we have too! We are part of the arts and entertainment industry and like you we are finding that business has changed significantly over the last few weeks. But...

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