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Sounding in the new year in Venice

A new sound for a new year, with this field recording taken in Venice on New Year’s Eve 2021, outside Santa Lucia train station in Venice. The bells nearest the train station are ringing for early evening mass while people hurry in and out of

New year, new sounds for you

Happy new year everyone! First of all, let us take this chance to wish everyone a healthy and happy 2022. To mark the new year, we have an exciting brand new set of field recordings available for artists to reimagine and remix throughout January and

2021 – the Cities and Memory year in review

2021 has been many things, but unexpectedly it's also been one of the busiest and most exciting years since Cities and Memory launched six years ago. We've released seven global sound projects, ten albums (including two physical releases for the first time), presented the project

Albums of the year 2021

Well, it’s been another unprecedented year in a seemingly-endless parade of unprecedented years, but once again it has been a fantastic year for new music, as many of the fruits of what musicians had been up to under lockdown and responding to the global pandemic