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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,

Lifting the lid on Ferrara’s piazza

A day trip to Ferrara, Italy, with a field recording submitted by sound artist Antonella Radicchi, who runs the excellent Firenze Sound Map, which I recommend you go and check out right away. It’s a collections of sounds from Florence, and the emotional responses those

There’s no rainstorm like a Sicilian rainstorm

Today’s sound is a beautiful field recording submitted by Fabio R. Lattuca, who’s part of the Vacua Moenia collective – a sonic study of abandoned Sicilian spaces (take a look over here). He sent in a lovely recording of a crashing rainstorm in Palermo for