Magnetic Music is a production company for musical adventures created by Jon Balke. Below is a list of the current major touring projects
Siwan is a 13 piece orchestral adventure based on the interest in music and poetry from Al Andalus, and rumination on what effects the Andalusian culture had on Europe. It is a free imagination on what music could be if exchange could develop freely between cultures and religions. More about the Siwan here
Batagraf is an open project based on the influences of West african drum traditions. The Batagraf core with Helge Norbakken, Snorre Bjerck og Jon Balke co-operates with a variety of artists, including stand up comedians, vocal groups, rappers and other soloists.
Jøkleba is a trio consisting of Per Jørgensen, Audun Kleive and Jon Balke. Originating in 1990 this trio has been a central creative source on the scandinavian music scene.
Warp is a solo piano project. Warp is an ECM recording placing the acoustic piano in a subtle surrounding of sound architecture, Warp is projected live by a 6channel audio system.