The process of setting human ashes into vinyl involves a very understanding pressing plant. Basically the ashes must be sprinkled onto the raw piece of vinyl (known as a "biscuit" or "puck") before it is pressed by the plates. This means that when the plates exert their pressure on the vinyl in order to create the grooves, the ashes are pressed into the record.The basic package is ˆ£2,000. I have a feeling this is a service that will get a fair share of publicity in the next few days, but it's not going to go platinum anytime soon...
This vinyl IS final: firm presses ashes into LPs
Here's one of the most unusual plastics applications I've seen in a long time: A U.K. company called AndVinyly says it can press the ashes of deceased music lovers into vinyl records. Company founder Jason Leach tells Exclaim! that he is still working out details, and has not actually pressed human ashes into an album yet. The process, however, is simple, he says. In an interview with Wired.co.uk, Leach said:
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