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Venice field recording

Why Venice is the best city for field recording

We’ve been pondering the unanswerable question lately – “what’s the best place in the world for field recording?” Of course, it depends on so many things – not least personal subjective opinion – but we’re always fascinated to hear about people’s favourite sounds, and favourite

The ten best sounds of February 2015

February might be a short month, but for us it’s been packed with sounds as diverse as an exploding building, a call to prayer, the mighty bells of St. Mark’s Square and the sounds of nature from the Cradle of Humankind. Here’s our pick of

OPEN CALL – Cities and Memory: Oblique Strategies 

What happens when you combine field recordings from around the world with Brian Eno’s Oblique Strategies for creativity? Throughout March, we’ll be finding out in our new project Cities & Memory: Oblique Strategies. We’ll be asking sound artists and musicians to take a field recording

The ten best sounds of January 2015

We’re into February already, which means it’s time for our first roundup of 2015’s best sounds so far. On our wintery journey, we start in a bitterly cold Turin as the clocks strike and fireworks herald the coming of 2015, and throughout the month we’ve