Pressing a scratch record

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  1. klusta

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    Basically I'm trying to produce a scratch record for personal use, so I was wondering whether anyone knows where I can get a test press done in the UK.

    I think a test press is around 15 copies which I am prepared to pay for so any comments/info would be helpful.
     
  2. sdm

    sdm This is Dog Fort

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    I'd buy one off ya :D

    But I have no idea where to get one. Best off checkin' the magazines for ads in the back :p
     
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    If I get um done u can certainly have a copy...big if though!
     
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    Anyone else interested in a copy?
     
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    sdm This is Dog Fort

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    If ya got some room for a few extra samples, I'll have to dig up some 'impulz' samples!! :D
     
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    No problem..its about 70-80% complete at the moment so gonna take a little while. They will hav to be pretty good quality though.
     
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    sdm This is Dog Fort

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    That's the only way I'd have it ;)
     
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    Oh.....



    maybe not then :p
     
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    Saying that the prices they've got are pretty good, and it's only an hour and a bit from me....I've mailed um to c whether they is still up n running.
     
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    Got a reply from lowliferecords and I got the following quote...

    Cutting Lacquers 12" 2 sides £180.00
    Processing 2 sides £120.00
    20 test pressings £ 30.00
    delivery £ 4.80

    sub-total £334.80
    + VAT £ 58.59

    TOTAL £393.39


    Ouch, I thought it was gonna be half that!
    If I can drum up some more people to buy one I may go ahead with it, otherwise I'll hav to find a cheaper quote.
     
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    gonna start working on this again. Gonna have some dnb drum loops in it this time and some bassline samples.

    Also anyone know of anywhere cheaper for pressing vinyl?
     
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    http://www.low-life.fsnet.co.uk/

    http://www.disctronics.co.uk/

    http://www.crystalsound.co.uk/studio/cd_manufacturing.htm (loads on this one)

    not sure if there any good, just a quick little surf round the net:D :thumbsup:
     
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    Nice one :thumbsup:
     
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    Try Transistion Studios
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    They'll cut your laquers for about £130
    then go pick 'em up and take em to a big pressing plant such as MPO or AGR and you'll get better value for money
     
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    Just got another quote, but processing is gonna vary with the number of 'infinite' samples I hav :/

    the processing will be £135.00 (a/b)
    20 x tp's £48.00
    + vat and delivery

    Looks as though I'm going to hav to get off my ass and sort this out
     
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    let me know what kind of stuff you are puttin on it.. i might be interested.
    if you are just looking for some good jungle scratch records be sure to check out the n2o jungle tool series (i think they have 4 of em now)...