Have you ever wanted to own your own record? UK artist Jason Leach takes the idea a step further with his company Andvinyly, where they will press the cremated ashes of you or a loved one into a vinyl record.

“Personally, I would love to own a record of my great great grandfather for example on which I can listen to his voice, hear what he liked and the music and places that meant a lot to him. To hear the actual sound of someone’s voice exactly as they sounded, vibrating the air in my room, speaking of things that meant a lot to them all that time ago is profound and exciting to me. I love the idea of my future generations being able to fill their room with my voice in 200 years time by running a needle through the spiral groove of a record which I made for them from me.” – Jason Leach

How much does something like this cost? About $3750 for 30 discs.

Basic Package

  • Up To 30 discs
  • Standard artwork with your name, date of birth and date of death on cover and labels

Your provided music, vocal recording or complete silence cannot exceed 24 minutes. For an additional fee, you can also get a custom painted album cover, or even music specifically written for you.

Interesting. Would you do this?