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Future Cities: sounds from Moscow

Our Future Cities world tour is heading to Russia to tune into Moscow sounds today – and where better to start than the iconic and truly impressive metro system with its grand marbled halls. Here, a powerful string duet performs at the entrance to Arbatskaya station. On board the metro

The best sound design tools of 2016

This time last year, we presented our round up of the best sound design tools of 2015, as suggested by Cities and Memory contributing artists. Here, we update the piece for 2016 by asking several of our most frequent contributors which tools they’ve been using to work with sound this

Blackfriars: spirit of the Underground

“I was inspired by the memory it invoked of the Underground when my father took me London and the first time I went on the underground in the 1970s. Being quite young and with a hyperactive imagination I conjured up a strange underground world which existed in the tunnels beneath the city with weird machines and fantastical beings.”

Volcanic sounds from Stromboli

Happy new year! To kick off our 2016 programme of sounds, we’ve got not one but two pieces from the tiny volcanic island of Stromboli – one of the Aeolian Islands close to Sicily. Despite not managing to capture the sounds of Stromboli’s eponymous volcano due to the incredible roaring

Out today! Free Utopia sounds album!

After a month of exploring some fascinating sonic approaches to Utopia, our journey has finally come to a close. To mark the occasion, today we’re launching a FREE ALBUM of Utopia sounds. We’ve chosen twelve highlights that we think flow together as an album and a listening experience, as well as representing some of the many approaches taken to imagining Utopia in sound.