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Lost and confused on the New York subway

“The idea comes from travelling on a subway when you’re a bit stressed because you’re lost and not really sure where you’re going. As a result you’re not really listening to the announcements (even though you should be) and then you can’t remember if you’ve heard them or not, or even if they are in the right order.”

The ten best sounds of January 2015

We’re into February already, which means it’s time for our first roundup of 2015’s best sounds so far. On our wintery journey, we start in a bitterly cold Turin as the clocks strike and fireworks herald the coming of 2015, and throughout the month we’ve explored New York City, Venice,

Angry drivers in New York City

New York City, USA. New contributor Richard Matthews, an NYC native, sent us this recording from underneath the Bruckner Expressway in The Bronx – a classic New York sound with driving rain and what sounds like a procession of aggravated drivers beeping away at their horns in traffic. We offered this