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Lighthouse closed Saturday 21st January 2023 between 13.15 and 15.00

Out of respect for a memorial service being held under the lighthouse we will close it temporarily this Saturday between 13.15 and 15.00.

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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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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.

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Find Longplayer

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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