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Islamic State, Donald Trump and terror on the Reeperbahn

“Stop dem ISIS! Stop dem Terror!”, go the chants. I’d been inadvertently following a protest against Islamic State (ISIS) across the city of Hamburg on a field recording trip, starting at the railway station in Altona, and ending with a major police operation in Steintorplatz

Allez forza St. Pauli – football reimagined

We’ve featured quite a few sounds from the tribal atmospheres of football matches in the past, as we’ve toured round the grounds – previously, Arsenal, Burton Albion and Port Vale have all been under the microscope. Today we visit the passionate cauldron of football, the Millerntor Stadion

#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