No – only that the reimagined/remixed version must be composed from or contain the original sound sample in some form. Some sounds are made entirely from the original sample with no external sounds, just manipulation and/or layering of the original – others are musical/tonal compositions that
Yes! Several of the sounds on the site already were recorded by simple mobile phone recording apps, which can produce surprisingly good quality recordings in the right conditions. Photographers often say that the best camera is the one you have on you at the time
No – Cities and Memory is an ongoing work, so there’s no deadline for submissions. We do run individual projects every few months, which do have deadlines attached to them, but you can always submit sounds to the overall Cities and Memory sound map.
The only time limit at present is that clips are limited to 20 minutes each. We think this is long enough to give you enough scope to play with for both field recording and remix.
We’d love to have any contributions! Please see the submit your sounds page for how to send them in. You can submit sounds directly to us at this link, or email a Dropbox/WeTransfer/Google Drive/another download link across to submit a sound. Alternatively, you can even submit direct via