Company presses your ashes into vinyl when you die


This article first appeared on Wired.co.uk

I wrote this a while ago and it has become the most Tweeted story on the Wired UK website ever (1207 and counting!), which is pretty cool

Music lovers can now be immortalised when they die by having their ashes baked into vinyl records to leave behind for loved ones.

A UK company called And Vinyly is offering people the chance to press their ashes in a vinyl recording of their own voice, their favourite tunes or their last will and testament. Minimalist audiophiles might want to go for the simple option of having no tunes or voiceover, and simply pressing the ashes into the vinyl to result in pops and crackles.

For the full article visit Wired.co.uk

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Categories: Culture, Music

Author:Olivia Solon

Freelance writer and editor specialising in new technologies, culture, media and marketing, design and animal-themed t-shirts.

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