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Your tracks on wax: How to press your own record

The steps you need to take to get your own vinyl out there

  • Louis Anderson-Rich
  • 13 March 2017

People are coming back to vinyl in record numbers and it's never been easier to get your own music onto wax.

A rejuvenation of record pressing plants has resulted in a fertile underground independent label scene and we all know that the true mark of credibility is no longer in MP3s, SoundCloud plays and streaming services – it's whether you've gone to the effort of pressing some records.

So for those thinking about striking out on their own and wishing to see their music on more than just a hard drive, we've put together some guidelines and what to expect while going through the process.

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