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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

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,

The top ten sounds from April 2014

Time for our monthly roundup of the best sounds from around the world, both those we’ve made ourselves in the Cities and Memory labs, and those submitted by artists and field recordists. This month we’ve had a bumper crop of contributions from lots of people,

An oasis of calm in a busy city in India

This morning we pay a visit to the Indian Museum in Calcutta, thanks to regular contributor Moumita Roy, who sends in two sounds from this interesting space. She says: “The Indian museum is located in Park Street, one of the busiest spots in  the city.The reason