As we head into August, it’s time to listen back to the ten best sounds from July – they come from Canada, Italy and the UK and feature six different sound artists getting involved as guest contributors, and four of our own home-grown sounds. Explore the places and their sounds below!
Montreal, Canada: Making music with the sounds of construction (by Eric Powell)
Venice, Italy: A memory of the Venice Biennale (field recording by Jase Warner, remixed by Cities and Memory)
Oxford, UK: Building a new soundscape of Oxford (remixed by Julian Holloway)
Florence, Italy: A digital take on the bells of Florence (remixed by Amber-Zoe Cheesman)
Murano, Italy: An improvised water taxi in Murano, Italy (remixed by Oxford Improvisers)
Cornwall, UK: The sound from inside a wind turbine (remixed by Martin Dixon)
Cities and Memory sounds
London, UK: Drums of steel in Brixton
Burano, Italy: Shattering the peace in Venice
London, UK: What does it sound like to fall ill underground?
Oxford, UK: Meditating on the Quaking Bridge in Oxford