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Help us reimagine the sounds of South America

We’ve been very kindly supplied with a wonderful batch of field recordings covering eight countries in South America – and we need your help to reimagine them.

If you’d be interested in reimagining or recomposing a recording from South America over the next month or so, then please get in touch today!

The recordings cover Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Peru, Ecuador and Uruguay, and the highlights include:

  • The crunch of walking across Bolivia’s salt flats
  • Freight ships in the Panama canal
  • A ferry passing through the Patagonian fjords
  • Glaciers disintegrating into lake water in Chile
  • Street drumming, song, dance and processions
  • The hollering of bus touts in Bolivia
  • A trip through the Ecuadorian jungle.

We’d welcome artists, sound designers and musicians, whether you’ve contributed to Cities and Memory before or this is your first time, to help us add some amazing reimagined sounds to our global map together.

We’ll be allocating the recordings on a first come, first served basis, so drop us an email soon for the widest possible choice.

There will be around four weeks to complete a piece before we present them on the global sound map. Just drop us an email and we will send over the selection of available sounds to you.

A special thanks to Mark Wilden, who has provided this special set of recordings.