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Quiet Street launches today!

We’re very happy to launch our latest project, Quiet Street, today: it’s a simultaneous online and real-world sound installation exploring and reimagining the sounds of the city of Bath, England. Nineteen sound artists took part, each reimagining a sound taken from the city of Bath

Seven things I learned while sound mapping a city

To gather the source material for Quiet Street, a crack team of Cities and Memory field recordists descended on Bath on a Sunday for a one-day recording session, aiming to cover as much of the central part of the city as possible, find and record something of the city’s sonic character, and gather enough interesting material to produce a workable sound map. Here are a few of the things I learned in the process of trying to sound map a city in one day.

OPEN CALL – help us remix the city of Bath!

Cities and Memory will be reimagining the sounds of the city of Bath for a new installation at the Bath Fringe Arts Festival, and we’re opening it up to sound artists to be a part of it. BathSounds is an immersive, physical manifestation of a multi-contributor, participatory