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Trams and ferries: travelling in Lisbon

Lisbon is a stunning city – and some of its transportation is among the most iconic in Europe, most notably its famous tram system. On our sonic tour of Lisbon, our first stop is aboard the tram network, as recorded first by Luís Antero, who writes: “This is a trip

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Future Cities: the sounds of Santiago

The next stop on our Future Cities tour of the world’s cities is Santiago, Chile, a metropolis nestled at the foot of the Andes – with more than six million citizens, it’s one of the biggest cities in Latin America, and a vibrant, fascinating place to visit. Our Santiago sounds

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The sound of fumaroles

What are fumaroles, and what do they sound like? Fumaroles come in all shapes and sizes, but broadly speaking they’re openings in the ground that emit steam and gases – for example carbon dioxide or sulphur dioxide. Yellowstone Park is one place where you can find these natural phenomena, and

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Up close with Hurricane Harvey

A remarkable sound today, as we hear Hurricane Harvey close up and personal with this recording by Timothy Grieve-Carlson, who writes: “On the evening of Saturday, August 26, 2017, Hurricane Harvey brought a wave of strong thunderstorms into Houston before it eventually settled over the city for days of rain.

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San Siro – the cathedral of football

Today we’re visiting one of the most famous sporting venues in Europe, the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. This recording was taken during Inter Milan vs. Lazio in December 2017, a freezing night inside this incredible impressive “cathedral of football”, close to an 80,000 sellout. The most striking sonic