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The sounds of climate change (protest)

The sounds of protest against climate change today, courtesy of Ben Gale in Paris: “This is a recording of the Red Lines protest on 12th December 2015 – The final day of the COP21 United Nations Climate Change Conference held in Paris. “The protest was

Dada sounds in Paris

Dada sounds goes to Paris today, treading the streets of Rue Tristan Tzara and Rue Marcel Duchamp and transforming the city’s sounds into something inspired by Dadaism.

Montmartre: Paris is closing

“I always liked leaning out of the balcony late at night to watch the barkeepers close up shop. It always seemed such a relaxed, satisfied process. Couples would walk slowly by, smoking and talking softly. Others would linger in doorways, shutters half closed, and pass a few more moments in idle chat before sealing the doors and drifting home. It is, to me, unmistakably Paris.”

#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

Free Cities and Memory album – the best of 2014

Following hot on the heels of our Hamburg-based album Erinnerungen an eine Stadt, we’re pleased to offer up the first in (hopefully) a series of free downloads highlighting the very best of Cities and Memory. It’s been quite a first year for us, with 60 contributors,