Cities and Memory

What is Cities & Memory? Remixing the world, one sound at a time Cities and Memory is a global field recording & sound art work that presents both the present reality of a place, but also its imagined, alternative counterpart – remixing the world, one sound at at time. Every faithful field recording document on the…

Österreichische Mediathek

The Austrian library (OeM) is a branch of the Technisches Museum Wien. Our audiovisual archive contains more than two million sound recordings and videos about Austrian culture and history.

The London Sound Survey

The London Sound Survey collects the sounds of everyday public life throughout London and compiles past accounts to show how the sound environment has changed. This page explains more about the site. The idea for the London Sound Survey formed while I was working as a storeman in the British Library Sound Archive. Older members…

Paris XIIIth century

La musicologue Mylène Pardoen a reconstitué l’ambiance sonore du quartier du Grand Châtelet à Paris, au XVIIIe siècle. Présenté au salon de la valorisation en sciences humaines et sociales, à la Cité des sciences et de l’industrie, son projet associe historiens et spécialistes de la 3D. Paris comme vous ne l’avez jamais entendu ! C’est…

Sons do Porto

Since 2010, the port area of Rio de Janeiro has undergone accelerated structural and architectural changes that also transformed the use of public spaces. The Port Sounds project was born in order to accompany these changes, focusing on the sound aspect. The sound is an important variant of the urban experience that can give clues…

Het geluid van Nederland

In the project “The Sound of Netherlands”s Own Recordings are from the unique geluidenarchiefvan Dutch Institute for Sound and Vision made available. This collection consists of some 10,000 sound recordings from the ’50s to the’ 90s, from horse-drawn trams and street vendors to riots in Amsterdam and the Elfstedentocht of 1986. Of this, a selection…

Andalucia SoundScape

Andalucía_Soundscape es un proyecto online que pretende, bajo la aportación de la escucha, ser vehículo de conocimiento, estímulo, divulgación y re-descubrimiento de la comunidad autónoma andaluza, su entorno y complejo entramado de relaciones sociales que conviven en ella, empleando el uso de la red como medio y espacio para generar, albergar y difundir conocimiento. El…

Ecouter Paris

Le projet Écouter Paris propose d’explorer la ville par la seule dimension du son. Un Paris réel, mais porté par l’imaginaire, bâti de murmures, de fracas, de rumeurs, de brouhahas, de voix lointaines ou intimes, des bruits du jour et de la nuit, des mille et une histoires que racontent les sons sur les lieux…