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Remixing the world, one sound at a time

Cities and Memory

A global, collaborative sound project
Cities and Memory is a global, collaborative sound art and mapping project that remixes the world, one sound at a time. The project covers more than 100 countries and territories with 5,000 sounds, and more than 1,000 contributing artists.
Every field recording in the project has been recomposed and reimagined by artists around the world to create a new, alternative world of sound – you can listen via the sound map or our podcast.

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Our latest sound projects

From the sounds of nature and religion to cities and deep space, explore our global sound projects in depth.

Covid-19 sounds

#StayHomeSounds - sounds from the global lockdown

Exploring the sounds – and the stories – of a world living through the coronavirus lockdown


Recreating Dante in sound


Creating Dante’s Inferno in sound to mark 700 years since the poet’s death


Cities and Memory radio

Tune into an infinite stream of field recordings and reimagined sounds from the project

Explore the project

Until We Travel

The world of travel has changed – our global project records and reimagines how we travel


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How to listen

You can tune into the latest sounds from Cities and Memory via our global sound map, or subscribe to our field recording podcast wherever you get your on-demand audio.

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