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Wanted: your recordings for our latest global sound project

We’re looking for YOUR recordings for our latest global project, Migration Sounds. The project is the first large-scale public exploration of the sounds of migration and settlement, and we think it’s going to be a really important way to use sound to help reframe conversations

Open call – join our project Music for Sleep

Today we’re excited to launch the first stage of our new global project, Music for Sleep – and we’d love you to be a part of it! Music for Sleep is a collaboration between artists and field recordists to create a worldwide, wide-ranging collection of

Obsolete Sounds

Launching today – Obsolete Sounds

Today sees the launch of Obsolete Sounds, the biggest ever collection of the obsolete and disappearing sounds of the world, covering everything from dusty VHS cassettes, vintage video games and old mobile phones to melting glacier ice and endangered traditional songcraft. The project documents not just

The war against poverty in Zealandia

This piece from our Well-Being Cities project is based on a field recording from Zealandia, formerly known as the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary. This is a protected natural area in Wellington, New Zealand, the first urban completely fenced ecosanctuary, where the biodiversity of 225 ha of

IMAGE: Steven Lek, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

The street sounds of Amsterdam

Often when you visit a new city in a new country, it’s the most everyday sounds that immediately stand out to you as exotic, as different – the sounds that residents quickly come to ignore as part of the tapestry of their daily lives. Outside