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United Record Pressing, Est. 1949
Nashville, TN
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Motown Suite lounge. Same exact furniture since 1962
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Richard, guider of tours.
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Raw, virgin vinyl.
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Jonathan, manual press operator. He personally makes all the Third Man 7" and 12" records.
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Labels and hot vinyl puck, seconds before pressing.
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The last manual press, in use since 1949.
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Automatic presses.
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7" release from Jack White's label Third Man Records
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Prep room, home to some of the 7" stampers.
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Labels
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The White Stripes + The Dead Weather
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Rubbish. Labels get punched out and vinyl is recycled.
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Inspection station where every solitary record gets some love before insertion to sleeves and jackets.
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Completed records ready for shrinkwrapping and stickers.
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Oscar, listener to every single test pressing before URP sends them away for customer approval. Once approved, production commences.
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Elvis 45's. Each of these pressed and made at URP.
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Motown Suite kitchen, fully operational.
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