We’d love to hear from you, whether you’d like to submit a sound, have an idea for a collaboration or an article, or would simply like to know more about the project.

Please send us a message using the contact form below or email stuart (AT) citiesandmemory (DOT) com:

Submit your sounds

We’d love to have your submissions to Cities and Memory, wherever you are in the world. You can submit sounds directly to our Dropbox account using this link.

You can send us a field recording, a reimagined sound or both: submission guidelines are over here.

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Types of sound


There are many different categories of sounds, from the natural to the man-made – Cities and Memory maps and documents the sounds of the world, but also recomposes and remixes them into something new.

Here, we arrange the world’s sounds into some common categories so you can listen to the similarities and differences around the world – and to their reimagined, alternative versions.

Bell sounds


Churches, temples and cathedrals

Fairground sounds

Harbour and ship sounds

Museums and libraries

Musical sounds

Nightlife sounds

Protest sounds

Shops and markets

Sports sounds

Stations and airports

Storms and rain

Subterranean sounds

Travel sounds

Water sounds