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Cities and Memory BBC Radio 4 interview

Cities and Memory founder Stuart Fowkes was interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s Sunday programme on 12 September about the Inferno project, marking the 700th anniversary of the death of the poet Dante. The interview features an overview of the project, talking about the inspiration behind

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Help us reimagine the sounds of Italy!

Hope you’ve been having a great summer! We’ve been travelling through Italy recording a brand new collection of sounds for you to remix and reimagine, and it’s now ready to go. If you’d be interested in reimagining a field recording from Italy, just send us

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Two sides of life in Venice

Today’s sounds highlight two distinct sides of the sonic life of Venice – the better-known world of heavy tourism, and the daily life of Venetian citizens far away from Piazza San Marco or the Rialto Bridge. Visiting Venice on a normal weekday in September 2020,

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Rituals at the Erawan shrine, Bangkok

Today’s sound is from one of the world’s most fascinating cities – Bangkok, Thailand. Shaun Malone captured a field recording from the Erawan shrine, which has its own fascinating history, apparently built in 1956 on the advice of an astrologer, as part of the government-owned