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Rooftop view of Peckham, London

Falling in love across a rooftop bar in London

On a long day of field recording, capturing the sounds of some of London’s most multicultural districts for our Migration Sounds project, we stumble across a rooftop bar in Peckham. On this lazy Saturday afternoon in south London, a Latin jazz and funk band is

Arsenal football sounds

One nil – football sounds at the Arsenal stadium

Join us at the Emirates Stadium in north London for a slice of live football action from Arsenal vs. Leicester City on 13 March 2022, taking field recording a little more literally than usual. We join the match just as Thomas Partey scores the first

Sounds on the Elizabeth Line

All aboard the Elizabeth Line

The first new full London Underground line since 1979 opened on 24 May 2022, in honour of the (recently-passed) Queen Elizabeth II. We jumped on board the line on its very first day to make this field recording of the sounds from journey from Farringdon

Kill The Bill – protest sounds from 2021

Let’s tun in to a field recording by Bobby Jewell from the Kill The Bill protest in Parliament Square, London on 2 April 2021. Bobby told us the following: “This recording was taken at the London Day of Action, as part of the National Weekend

Rescue helicopter at Durdle Door

Emergency! The sounds of rescue at Durdle Door

On a visit to the iconic Jurassic Coast tourist attraction of Durdle Door, the beach was suddenly cleared of people by site security, as a search and rescue helicopter was called to take off someone in distress to hospital. This recording captures the helicopter arriving