From vinyl to virtual: John Peel's legendary record collection published online as part of digital arts project
John Peel’s vast and eclectic record collection is being made into an interactive web archive and museum available to the public.
The legendary DJ’s family have allowed access to the meticulously-catalogued collection which includes 25,000 LPs, 40,000 singles and many thousands of CDs.
And today, the first 100 albums will be published online. Another 100 will be added in alphabetical order each week over the coming months as part of the digital arts project.
The list begins with Mike Absalom, who has called Peel "the musical Maypole around which we all danced".
The Radio 1 presenter’s home studio has been recreated virtually, offering users access to the archive of the... read more
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