The Winamp Skin Museum #MusicMonday

Of all the many things that GenXers annoy the rest of the world with, lovingly reflecting on the age of WinAmp might be the most boring — for everyone else. For us, WinAmp, and WinAmp skins, are an endless journey back to when the internet seemed like a wonderful frontier of opportunities. Just in case you want to go on a trip down WinAmp memory lane, check out The Winamp Skin Museum. Here’s more via The Verge:

It’s an endlessly scrolling collection of 65,000 Winamp skins, searchable and fully interactive. There’s a default playlist (which includes the “Llama Whippin’ Intro”), and you can even load audio files into it from your computer, if you happen to have any lying around.

The skins were previously collected on the Internet Archive but assembled into this new accessible format by Facebook engineer Jordan Eldredge. On Twitter, Eldredge notes he’s still taking collections for the project if you have any skins you want to donate, and he describes the collection as capturing “an iconic moment in internet art history.”

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