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Longplayer’s permanent home is in Trinity Buoy Wharf in London. There are also public listening posts around the world, and a continuous online audio stream.

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New Old Recordings on Bandcamp

Two Longplayer Remixes by Robin Rimbaud / Scanner, from 2003, are now available on Longplayer’s Bandcamp page, alongside an album of music created using Cellular Automata by Jem Finer during the process of composing Longplayer in 1996.

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Longplayer Remixes

In 2003 Jem Finer began inviting artists and musicians to choose a 10 minute section from Longplayer’s past, and to use it, in any way they chose, to make a new piece of music. These are now being made available here.    

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Longplayer in new Netflix film

The new Netflix film “Rogue Agent” was partially filmed at Trinity Buoy Wharf in London, and features a scene in the Lighthouse where the main character explains what Longplayer is. Watch here: https://www.netflix.com/gb/title/81607404 The Longplayer scene starts approximately 24 minutes in; there is a further visit to Longplayer towards the end of the film. Below:…

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Since the spring of 2013, Artangel and the Longplayer Trust have been inviting thinkers and writers from a wide variety of disciplines to engage in a chain of written correspondence on the subject of long-term thinking.

Read the Longplayer Letters