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Cities & Memory


Synthesiser in a country churchyard

The idyllic sounds of morning life in a small village in rural Yorkshire, England. It’s 10am on a Sunday morning in Dent, and we’re sitting in a churchyard, overlooking the fields from a hill. We’re surrounded in the trees and bushes by all kinds of

travel sounds

Open call – we need your travel sounds!

Almost a year has passed since the first global Covid-19 lockdowns, and the world of travel changed completely for us all. That’s why our latest global project, Until We Travel, aims to showcase the sounds of travel both as a record of how much the sounds

monte grappa

Monte Grappa: a signature sound of mountainside life

Today we’re exploring one of the most typical sounds of life in the Italian mountains – cowbells. After a long walk on Monte Grappa in northern Italy and a late lunch in a lovely mountainside malga, we looked down the mountainside and listened to the

Cities and Memory vinyl release

We’re delighted to say that the first ever Cities and Memory-related vinyl record is out now – The Leaf Library have committed their reimagined version of our Murano glass-making factory recording to rather smart lathe-cut clear vinyl, as you can see below. And here’s a


A journey into Lust

We’re deep inside Dante’s Inferno, and today’s zone is where the lustful are damned and tortured, represented in sound by these two compositions. First up is Kenneth Lyons’ wonderfully-inventive piece: ““A Slow Hot Kiss of Wind” addresses the elemental environment in the zone of the