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Rooftop view of Peckham, London

Falling in love across a rooftop bar in London

On a long day of field recording, capturing the sounds of some of London’s most multicultural districts for our Migration Sounds project, we stumble across a rooftop bar in Peckham. On this lazy Saturday afternoon in south London, a Latin jazz and funk band is

Riva di Biasio, Venice

A moment of calm in Venice

Another gorgeous field recording from Venice, Italy, as we experience through sound a moment of calm in the late afternoon on Riva di Biasio, looking out at the the Grand Canal. The classic sounds of boat traffic cruising past that make Venice sound like no

Pat Busch nature reserve

Melody of birds, Pat Busch Reserve, South Africa

This field recording was made at Pat Busch, a reserve situated high up in the mountains about two hours outside of Cape Town, and it captures something of the dramatic beauty and expansiveness of the mountainous areas of South Africa. In Catherine Boulle’s recording, you

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Method of writing music by means of dots, Paris

Today we take a trip to Paris, with a field recording of church bells at Saint Nicolas des Champs in Le Marais, Paris in December 2023. There are two major roads either side of the church, which are constantly busy with noisy traffic and mean