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#MuseumWeek – Cities and Memory’s museum highlights

This week, Museum Week is being celebrated around the world, so we thought we’d take the opportunity to assemble the highlights of our field recordings and reimagined sounds from various museums and exhibitions around the world. Here are the Cities and Memory museum highlights for

The top five places for field recording

I’ve been collecting field recordings on and off for about ten years now, and doing it in a much more systematic and intensive way over the last year since Cities and Memory launched, and I was reflecting on which locations, over the past year, have

When every clock in a room strikes midday at once

A field recordist’s dream from the British Museum – an entire room dedicated to clocks and watches from across the ages, fortuitously paid a visit at midday, just as all of the clocks are chiming twelve times. There’s so much going on in the field