Service presses loved ones’ ashes as a playable vinyl record

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Weird Of The Week: This is part of a series of articles that looks at some of the most bizarre and niche business ideas we see here at Springwise.

Remembering loved ones is a highly personal experience, and placing ashes into an urn can be too traditional for some. The first of our Weird of the Week series focused on Holy Smokes, a service that puts ashes into bullets. Now the UK's And Vinyly is enabling the recently departed to have their ashes pressed as a vinyl record. Founded by Jason Leach, who also runs a number of record labels such as Subhead, Daftwerk and Death to Vinyl, the service allows anyone to have a loved one's ashes pressed as a working record, where it can be accompanied by…

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