Field Studies 10th Anniversary Edition

Tuesday 10 October 2023

It's ten years since we released our visual album Field Studies, and to celebrate we've released a special audio edition of it with a bonus track. It's available as a download with a PDF artbook from Bandcamp, and you can stream it on many major streaming services.

Live album released

Thursday 19 December 2019

Our first live album is now released. Endless Live documents the special performance celebrating the release of our album Endless earlier this year at Wonkystuff #17 in The Fulford Arms, York. The album is available as a pay what you want download from our Bandcamp Store.

New EP out now

Saturday 24 August 2019

Our second EP, Sono 2: Land of the Redolent is out now on Bandcamp. Available as a download and a limited edition cassette, its four tracks explore nostalgia, reverie and meditation on past experience. Side 2 of the limited edition features a rare aural manifestation by John North, the elusive third member of MF and gestalt audio-visual entity who sometimes appears in our work.

Live show: Wonkystuff #17

Wednesday 3 April 2019

On Wednesday 1 May we are launching our album Endless with a special performance at Wonkystuff #17 at The Fulford Arms in York. Also performing are Collision Music, Marlo Eggplant and The Wonkystuff Band.

Endless available now

Saturday 1 December 2018

Our new looping album ENDLESS is out now on Bandcamp. Available as a download or limited edition CD with artist's book.

ENDLESS: A Looping Album

Thursday 16 August 2018

We are back. Two years in the making, Endless is a new album intended to be played on a loop. Exploring the theme of endlessness and infinity, it will be released in Autumn this year on digital download plus limited edition CD with artist's book.

The track in the trailer is Statuesque, released in partnership with our friends at Moron Labs for Net Label Day 2017

SECRET ISLANDS: Performance at Splice Festival

Tuesday 26 April 2016

We are delighted to announce our new live show, Secret Islands. This audio-visual meditation on place and
solitude will take place at Splice Festival in London on Sunday 5 June 2016.

For full details see our Events page.

Guest Visuals at SPHERE

Thursday 25 February 2016

Our visual half Tom is guest VJ next week at SPHERE, London's best night for new live electronic music. Tickets and info are at SPHERE is hosted by Birthdays in Dalston, and next week's event is Wednesday 2 March.

Feeding Fingers Music Video Screening

Tuesday 16 February 2016

Tom is screening the director's cut of his video for the Feeding Fingers track Where All of These Towns and Choices End at the Kino London film night at Electrowerkz in London on Monday 29 February. Entry is £5 on the door or £4 in advance from the Kino London website.

Live Performance: VJ London

Thursday 30 July 2015

We are performing a live set at VJ London, Juno, Shoreditch High Street in London on Wednesday 5 August. The lineup also includes Fader, Ryo Ikeshiro and Mowgli.

Myisi, an Opera by Litha Efthymiou

Sunday 21 June 2015

Tom has created a video art triptych as part of Litha Efthymiou's short opera, Myisi. The show has two performances on Sunday 26 July at New Diorama Theatre, London, as part of Tete a Tete festival 2015.
More info and tickets

Screening: Test One at Let The Film Do The Talking

Monday 29 September 2014

Our music video Test One (from our EP Sono) has a third screening, at Let The Film Do The Talking at Cafe Mode in Covent Garden, London - Thursday 4 October at 7pm. Let The Film Do The Talking

Live Performance: OSHA at Bournemouth Fringe

Friday 19 September 2014

We are performing on Saturday 4 October at OSHA, a one night event spread across four venues at Bournemouth Fringe. For more info see the Facebook page: Facebook: MF at OSHA

Sono Review

Monday 7 July 2014

Underground music blog Raised By Gypsies have reviewed Sono, our recently released EP.
"Somewhere between ambient and In Utero". Sono Review

Sono, a Magnetic Foragers EP

Sunday 20 April 2014

Our new audio-only EP Sono is now available to buy on Bandcamp. Available as both a six track digital album (with 11-page PDF booklet), and limited edition cassette with a hand printed cover. The cassette version includes a bonus track plus a live session on the B side.
Bandcamp: Sono

Visible Bits, Audible Bytes

Monday 10 March 2014

Four video art pieces from MF are screening this Wednesday at Visible Bits, Audible Bytes, an event exploring the relationship between sound and image at Leicester's Phoenix Cinema Art Cafe Bar. We have contributed three AV tracks from our album Field Studies, plus an exclusive showing of Test One, a music video from our forthcoming audio-only EP.
More info

Live Performance: The Kings Arms, Salford

Thursday 27 February 2014

We are excited to announce that we will be supporting US-European band Feeding Fingers on one of two UK dates as part of their "Occupant 2014" tour of Europe and the US, on Saturday 26 April in Salford, Manchester. Also playing are Nottingham's The Death Notes

Feeding Fingers have released four albums and amassed a considerable following throughout Europe and the US. We are very much looking forward to opening the evening for them.
Tickets and info

Parting, a Multidisciplinary Stage Show

Sunday 23 February 2014

Tom has contributed three video art pieces to Parting, a performance devised and directed by composers Effy and Litha Efthymiou. Developed alongside clinical psychologist Dr. Vaughan Bell, the show explores the experience of psychosis from the point of view of those living with it.

Parting will be performed at Kings Place, London on Sunday 16 March. For more info and tickets click here.

Field Studies now available from Bandcamp

Wednesday 1 January 2014

Our visual album Field Studies can now be bought online from Bandcamp here.
The trailer is online over on Vimeo .

Performance at In The Woods Festival

Saturday 14 August 2013

We will be performing in the Cinema Tent curated by Whirlygig Cinema at the sold out In The Woods Festival 2013 on Saturday 31 August.

Field Studies Album Launch

Sunday 4 August 2013

We are delighted to announce that the launch of our visual album Field Studies will take place on Saturday 17 August at Ventnor Fringe Festival on the Isle of Wight, with an hour-long AV performance.

The Fringe takes place throughout the town of Ventnor in the South of the Isle of Wight, showcasing established and emerging talent from various disciplines. Watch the Field Studies launch trailer and find out more from the festival's website at

Tom Brown at Making Tracks XL

Monday 15 July 2013

MF's Tom Brown is one of five video artists to perform alongside The Cabinet of Living Cinema in a groundbreaking event that fuses live music with moving image at Rich Mix, London.
More info and tickets:

Screening at Kino London

Monday 8 July 2013

Magnetic Foragers return to Kino London's Open-Mic Film Night this Wednesday after last month's screening of Questioner, taken from the upcoming visual album Field Studies. This month Kino are showing Mono Reel, another track from the album. See their website for more details.

Desk: Free MP3 Download

Sunday 12 August 2012

We have released "Desk", a new free MP3 over on our Downloads page.

Accustomed To Failure: New Live Rehearsal Video

Sunday 25 March 2012

A recent rehearsal session. Collapsing buildings, moving light paintings, memories of suburban afternoons and a bleak but peaceful seashore complement noisy drones, guitar and autoharp, and abstracted loops reminiscent of church bells.

Caves: Inner Space Free EP

Monday 30 January 2012

James Allard has released a free seven-track EP as Caves, his solo music project. Download it from record label Bassy Bass Productions.

Happy New Year

Saturday 7 January 2012

Happy new year from Magnetic Foragers. We have updated the site with a new page, Other Work. Here you can view some other Magnetic Foragers releases you may have previously missed.

Live Sessions on Soundcloud

Monday 3 October 2011

Audio from several of our rehearsal sessions can be found on our Soundcloud page. If you have a Soundcloud profile, subscribe to us for updates on there.

Field Studies: Fragment_04 Now Online

Wednesday 14 September 2011

Our album is nearing completion, and the fourth fragment has been released. It can be viewed along with the others on the Field Studies page.

Feeding Fingers: My Imagined House (Music Video)

Tuesday 31 May 2011

The music video directed and animated by Tom Brown for US/Germany band Feeding Fingers is now on Vimeo and Youtube.

Tom Brown on the music video:
Justin Curfman's Blog 31/05/11

"Shallows" by Jonathan Shipley: Caves Remix

Friday 27 May 2011

James Allard (as Caves) has remixed the song "Shallows" by Jonathan Shipley.
Shallows (Remix) by Caves

The original can be found on Jonathan Shipley's blog: Assistant Blog 19/02/11

Field Studies: Fragment_03 now online

Tuesday 24 May 2011

Mono Reel, the third fragment from our visual album is now online. Watch it on the Field Studies page.

Field Studies: Fragment_02 now online

Friday 18 March 2011

The second in the series of fragments from our work in progress visual album Field Studies can be viewed on the Field Studies page.

Tom directing music video for Feeding Fingers

Friday 11 March 2011

Tom is to direct and animate a music video for Germany-based band Feeding Fingers. The song is titled My Imagined House, taken from the band's recently released third album Detach Me From My Head. Listen to it and read the full press release here: now online

Thursday 10 March 2011

Our new website has launched. Have a look at About for more info on Magnetic Foragers, read about our upcoming visual album Field Studies and download a free MP3 of one of our tracks.
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