The first stage of the pressing process. We will take your audio files and remaster them to the proper format for a vinyl record. Then we will use our lathe to hand-cut
your master lacquers.
Upon your request, we can cut a Reference Acetate (commonly referred to as a dub plate) before continuing with the pressing process. This is recommended so you can hear what your record will sound like on vinyl before the pressing process.
Stage two! This is where your masters get turned into metal stampers that are used to press your record. You will have a choice between one-step and two-step plating. We strongly recommend two-step plating. The master lacquer can only be used to make one stamper and is then discarded. This option will create a mother for you to make many copies of for future pressing. One step plating means that if anything were to happen to your stamper, you would need to get a new master cut each time you needed a new stamper. OH NO!
Printing and Assembly