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The ten best sounds of September 2014

Wow, where did September go? I’m heading to Hamburg in a few days, which will be the major focus of Cities and Memory throughout October, but before then here’s a summary of the best sounds we’ve heard on the site last month. It’s been a

The sounds of the Grand Canal, Venice

I recently travelled to Italy to do some recording and came back with a barrel full of samples from Venice and Milan – if anyone would like to remix some Italian sounds, please drop me a line. Here’s the first in a series of remixes

The ten best sounds of August 2014

Summer’s over, guys – we’re heading into autumn. Here’s a look back at the best sounds from the end of the summer. They come from as far afield as Brisbane, San Francisco, Florence and London, and feature nine different sound artists and recordists. Explore the

Venice sound map

A collection of our sounds from Venice, the spiritual home of Cities and Memory, collected onto an ongoing city sound map.

Bassano del Grappa: creating an imaginary scene

Today’s sound comes from the Veneto town of Bassano del Grappa, which sits at the foot of Monte Grappa and is the home of the eponymous Italian alcoholic drink, among other things. Bassano has a special significance to me, as it’s been somewhere I’ve visited