|Person Describing Archive|
Deanna Fong (2012); Chelsea Obodoechina (2020)
|Is this primarily a poetry audio site?|
|Sponsoring Person or Institution|
Arts Council England
|Site Last Updated|
|General Description of Archive|
57 Productions is a dynamic electronic catalogue with special audio, audio-visual & interactive features, hosting the new iPoems system and the world's first poetry audio and video jukeboxes.
*Update: link is no longer in service. A new link for 57 Productions has yet to be found (April 28, 2020).
|Description of archive history or URL|
No search bar. Full listings by artist or catalogue available in a drop-down menu.
|Relation from the audio to the text|
No transcription available.
|Date/Time/Length/Context info about the audio items|
|Author bios and context within literary history|
Author bios available on a separate page (through "Authors" tab)
|Audio file type: streaming, download, file format, audio file compression quality (WAV, MP3, bitrate)|
Streaming audio available for jukebox; mp3s of albums, playlists and individual tracks are downloadable for a small fee, payable through PayPal or WorldPay.
|Multimedia integration (pictures, video, etc.)|
Multimedia audio and video poetry jukeboxes; iPoem feature provides streaming audio and video readings, interviews and podcasts, as well as flash animations.
|Audio playback setup (opens in Flash player, on new blank screen, etc.)|
Jukebox: Multiple tracks on same page which load into the "jukebox" player; Play/pause, skip track, volume control, timer. iPoems: multiple videos embedded in page; Play/pause, FF/rewind, counter and manipulable progress bar.
|Mobile access (i.e. accessible on smart phones, tablets, etc.)|
Browse by artist, catalogue (recording title) or event.
|Discovery features (pre-made playlists; dynamic lists: lists of recent additions, featured items, related items, etc).|
|Interactivity and Web 2.0 features|