Production

We are often asked about production information... here is a list of recommended suppliers:


Mastering

All our CDs are mastered at Skye Mastering by Denis Blackham. It is highly recommended that you consult with him before sending a cd to a pressing plant for production. Denis can be emailed here. For vinyl cutting we use Transition Studios [where dubstep is cut], in South London.


Design & Artwork

All design and artwork production is done inhouse on Apple Macintosh computers, usually using Adobe Photoshop for image manipulation and QuarkXPress or Adobe Indesign for page layout. Digital scanning on Scitex 747 by Orange Communications Ltd.


Manufacturing

We use 3BC to act as our production company, liaising with pressing plants and other manufacturers. They receive all masters and films and oversee the manufacturing, which is usually done at EDC, Blackburn, for CDs.

Good printers are few and far between, but we recommend Senol, based in Sutton, Surrey.

Plastic Wallets are made by Hunter Plastics Ltd., near Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. They can be reached on [+44] 01296 422423.





Distribution

Online Distribution [digital downloads]

Many titles from the Touch catalogue are available via Bleep, iTunes, Napster etc.




The DisUnited Kingdom

Kudos
77 Fortess Road, London NW5 1AG
Tel: +44 (0)207 482 4555
Fax: +44 (0)207 482 4551
E-mail Kudos




North America

Forced Exposure
E-mail Forced Exposure




Europe


Metamkine
50 Passage des Ateliers, 38140 Rives
Tel: +33 4 76 65 27 73
Fax: +33 4 76 65 27 74
E-mail Metamkine




Benelux

De Konkurrent
Postbus 58198, 1040 HD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Tel: +31 (0)20 6844153
Fax: +31 (0)20 6849505
E-mail De Konkurrent





Where to buy Touch

Online:

You can pay via the TouchShop using PayPal or your credit card via PayPal.

Or for further information call our hotline: T/F: +44 (0)20 8767 2368 (24 hour ansaphone).







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