MAGNETIC FIELD

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MAGNETIC FIELD WAS AN INTERACTIVE EXHIBITION AND 12″ VINYL-ONLY LTD EDITION RELEASE IN COLLABORATION WITH VINYL FACTORY AND 180 THE STRAND, CURATED BY T–N–P AND JOE DANIEL.

THE 12″ FEATURED CANNIBALISED REWORKINGS FROM FIELD OF REEDS BY JACK BARNETT AND BARK PSYCHOSIS, USING MATERIAL FROM THE ORIGINAL ALBUM ALONGSIDE OUTTAKES AND UNUSED FIELD RECORDINGS TO CREATE ENTIRELY NEW PIECES OF MUSIC.

THE EXHIBITION INCLUDED MOTION-DETECTED ACTIVATION BY VISITORS OF THE MAGNETIC RESONATOR PIANO, AN EXPERIMENTAL PIANO-AUGMENTATION USED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN POPULAR MUSIC BY T–N–P.

THE MRP WAS INVENTED BY ANDREW MCPHERSON, LECTURER IN DIGITAL MEDIA AT QUEEN MARY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, WHERE HE IS PART OF THE CENTRE FOR DIGITAL MUSIC IN THE SCHOOL OF ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE.

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