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buskers in Paris

Feral cities – Paris, France

Join us in Paris, as this field recording takes us to the Trocadero metro station, where a group of Jewish musicians play a klezmer-style arrangement of the traditional song Shalom Aleichem, which is typically sung on Friday evenings upon returning home from synagogue prayers and


Everyday utopias – Copenhagen, Denmark

Our next highlighted sound comes from Copenhagen, Denmark, where we tune in a field recording of the yearly test of the citywide emergency siren system reserved for major emergencies, times of war etc. In 2020, it came in the midst of the Covid-19 lockdown – which

Welcome to Abundancia

We kick off our tour of some of sounds from our Well-Being Cities project in Lima, Peru, with this field recording of ambience recorded in a garden in a house (Inca Repac). When considering well-being in cities, it’s important not just to head to the

Well-Being Cities – launching today!

Today we’re excited to launch a very special global project – Well-Being Cities. It’s a unique collaboration between Cities and Memory and C40, a global network of mayors of nearly 100 world-leading cities collaborating to deliver the urgent action needed right now to confront the
Arsenal football sounds

One nil – football sounds at the Arsenal stadium

Join us at the Emirates Stadium in north London for a slice of live football action from Arsenal vs. Leicester City on 13 March 2022, taking field recording a little more literally than usual. We join the match just as Thomas Partey scores the first