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Shane Embury In The John Peel Archive
Olivia Cheves , July 2nd, 2015 16:38

Napalm Death bassist picks out records from the extensive John Peel Archive

Shane Embury is the latest musician to take part in the John Peel Archive’s Record Box Series in collaboration with arts commissioner, The Space. The Record Box series plunges further into the cultural and historical context of the records in John Peel’s collection, asking prominent musicians to use those records to tell a story – “like a kind of Super Mixtape with the curator’s scribbles splashed around the casing of our virtual D90s.” You can watch Embury's contribution to the series here.

The Napalm Death bass player spent a day with John Peel’s record collection choosing records that influenced him to become a musician, as well as those which paved the way for the band to come charging into existence. Shane’s selections included Black Sabbath, Metallica, Throbbing Gristle and Swans amongst its number, and the full list is available to view online here.

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