There is a way to haunt your peeps forever. Rest In Vinyl is a British company that will record you voice and put your ashes in a vinyl record. You can even have your ashes in your record's cover art if you choose as well.
R.I.V. ( Rest In Vinyl ) gives you so many options it's incredible. If you want to buried and cremated R.I.V. will put ashes of your body parts in the record. You can put music on it, talk , or just be silent. R.I.V. is flexible so you can do combination platter just like Chines take-out. Personal, I would breathe into the mic and have my people listen to my breathing over the crackle and pops of my bones & ashes imbed in the vinyl.
R.I.V. has an assortment of packages available & they'll even do your pet! As far as the cover goes, you can have a your name, date of birth & date of death on a plain black background or you can have resident artists James Hague or Paul Insect paint your portrait with acrylic & ash.
Think about how you can haunt people. Your recording will insure that your presence will always felt. I mean, will anyone ever throw this out? Would that be disrespectful ? At worst your recording will be passed on & you'll wind up in some hipster's record collection.
Here are the steps R.I.V. need you to take to make this record happen.
1. Confirm with us your location and the viability of these services in your area. 2.Indentify a family member or a chosen representative who will accompany you (your ashes) to the pressing of your records. 3. Establish audio & cover art content. 4. Attend the mastering of your record. 5. Receive playable proof sample of your record & cover. 6. Die. 7. Get cremated. 8. Your family member or chosen representative books & attends the sprinkling & pressing of your records. Your chosen recipients will be sent details of where to collect their copy of personal record. 10. Live on from beyond the groove.
Go to R.I.V.'s website for more details and pricing. Happy Haunting!
Friday, August 31, 2012 - 1:11pmAs long as vinyl records are around they will continue to be a source of inspiration. Basically, the idea behind Sleeveface is to incorporate one or more record sleeves into photographs. More often than not, the results are awesome.
Monday, May 21, 2012 - 12:13pmPeople send us submissions all of the time of cool stuff they get up too, and this one particularly caught my eye. Not only is it funny and in some cases amazing, it kinda makes you feel like you were there hanging out and laughing your ass off attempting to get this trick down.