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Cardiff Castle – We’ll Meet Again

Haunting snatches of “We’ll Meet Again” drift down the stone corridors inside Cardiff Castle, evoking memories of wartime. Here’s how that sound was reimagined by artist Ellen Southern.

Hare Krishna feedback

“It was only when we used the field recording as part of a live improvisation that the idea for the reimagined version came up – swathes of warm guitar feedback, with the field recording drenched in reverb changed the recording into a subtle rhythm track punctuating the guitar noise, and giving the impression of the procession wandering past as in a dream.”

#MuseumWeek – Cities and Memory’s museum highlights

This week, Museum Week is being celebrated around the world, so we thought we’d take the opportunity to assemble the highlights of our field recordings and reimagined sounds from various museums and exhibitions around the world. Here are the Cities and Memory museum highlights for

Medieval knights battle at Cardiff Castle

We’ve reinvented history today, with a visit to a medieval pageant at Cardiff Castle. The pageant featured mock battles between medieval knights, complete with commentator offering encouragement, whipping up the crowd and describing the action – all good family fun, with an audience mostly of

At war with Germany (via Cardiff Castle)

Today we take a trip to the outbreak of the Second World War, via a visit to Cardiff Castle in Wales. A World War 2 exhibition inside the castle became an extremely unnerving soundscape – while walking around the ancient stone interior of the walls,