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Longplayer: Music and the Future on Friday 9th February

Ever wondered what we might be listening to in 1000 years’ time? Besides Longplayer, of course!¬†Longplayer: Music and the Future is a panel discussion featuring Jem Finer, composer of Longplayer, Philip Ball, music and science journalist and author of The Music Instinct, and Matthew Herbert, digital musician working at the forefront of sampling. Find out…

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2018 brings a new Longplayer listening post

The latest Longplayer listening post is installed in the main foyer of Kings Place on 90 York Way and will be available to the public for free during opening hours for the duration of 2018. Longplayer features as part of a season of programming at Kings Place called Time Unwrapped. You can read about the…

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The 2017 Longplayer Conversation: Sir David Attenborough and Chris Watson

The 2017 Longplayer Conversation brought together sound recordist Chris Watson and naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough, and took place from 7pm on Monday 27th November at the Knowledge Centre, British Library, London NW1. You can watch a film of the conversation 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.

Read the Longplayer Letters

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.

How to find Longplayer