Often when you visit a new city in a new country, it’s the most everyday sounds that immediately stand out to you as exotic, as different – the sounds that residents quickly come to ignore as part of the tapestry of their daily lives. Outside the Vrije Universitat in Amsterdam,
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
Today’s photograph, taken by Lauren Pond, is from the 2014 Eddie Adams Workshop, an annual gathering of photojournalists in upstate New York, at which participants released balloons in memory of colleagues who have died. Rob Knight was inspired by this image, and created the corresponding sound piece “Caesium”: “I spent
Let’s take a trip to a 12th-century church, standing alone in a field in England, and containing an organ once played by the composer Edward Elgar.