Promenades Sonores

Prenez votre casque, votre téléphone ou votre lecteur MP3, et laissez-vous guider à l’oreille… Des artistes, des documentaristes et des habitants ont composé ces parcours sonores pour vous faire partager à leur façon, entre exploration d’endroits méconnus et regard décalé du connu, le territoire de Marseille Provence. Les Promenades sonores se téléchargent librement sur ce…

Sonospace / Soundmaps

Sonospace is a sound archive and audio publisher which was founded in London, U.K in 2012. It is a digital resource involved with the research and documentation of field recording and sound art. -> Soundmaps: https://www.sonospace.org/portfolio-category/soundmaps/ We release sound editions and audio documents, digitally through our website. This divides into multiple categories; the home page presents…

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…

Localingual

Localingual is a site for listening to and recording dialects/languages around the world.

Leafblower Soundmap

A bunch of neighbors were sitting around the other night, talking yard work, and the conversation returned to a frequent target: a certain ex-neighbor, now long gone, who was unduly fond of his leaf blower. This is a familiar tale, how he tormented the block every autumn weekend chasing leaves around his small yard with…

Global Modular Synth

Yuri Suzuki is mapping the sounds of the world. For his Global Synthesiser Project he’s created the Global Modular synth. An interactive electronic musical instrument built in collaboration with manufacturer Moog, it can mix 80 environmental sounds from around the planet. “The idea was to present all of the world’s sound identities,” says the London-based…

Quiet areas in Europe

Noise pollution is a major problem for Europe’s environment. Transport and industry are the main sources of concern and prolonged exposure can damage human health and adversely affect ecosystems. European legislation aims to reduce noise pollution and also highlights the need to preserve areas that are currently unaffected. These so called quiet areas are an…

Rumeur : réseau de mesure de l’environnement sonore

La plateforme « Rumeur » développée par Bruitparif est un outil moderne de consultation des données collectées sur des sites de mesure de l’environnement sonore. L’application a été conçue dans l’objectif de donner le maximum de transparence à l’information en rendant facilement compréhensible et intuitive la manière dont le bruit fluctue au cours du temps…

Mapa Sonoro y Estadístico de Lenguas Indígenas y Originarias (Peru)

Gracias a las herramientas estadísticas, en dicha plataforma se puede acceder a información sobre el número de lenguas habladas en cada departamento, así como la cantidad de hablantes de las lenguas indígenas u originarias de cada región. El mapa también incluye  información sobre los intérpretes y traductores capacitados por el Ministerio de Cultura, mostrando datos…

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…

Douro Mapa Sonoro

In this blog you can explore different ambiences and sonic happenings throughout this river’s journey, from its source in the glaciar mountains of Picos the Urbion, in Soria, Spain, onto its estuary in the city of Porto, Portugal. An interactive audio journey through the sounds of the Douro. This is the web version of a…

Canberra Noise Annoyances

Either Canberra is getting noisier, or more of us are fed up with it. Noise complaints have exploded across Canberra, new figures reveal. Close to 1300 noise complaints were made across the city last year, about 45 per cent more than the previous year – and 2015’s rowdiest suburb barely warranted a mention the year…

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…

Global Soundmap

WELCOME TO GLOBAL SOUNDMAP We started Global Sound Map as an art project in 2005. The idea was to create a new kind of map, a sound map over our hometown Göteborg, Sweden – Göteborg Sound Map. The map was based on site specific sounds, choices from the citizens of Göteborg. We now expand to…

Freesound

Freesound aims to create a huge collaborative database of audio snippets, samples, recordings, bleeps, … released under Creative Commons licenses that allow their reuse. Freesound provides new and interesting ways of accessing these samples, allowing users to: browse the sounds in new ways using keywords, a “sounds-like” type of browsing and more upload and download…

Cinco Cidades

Cinco Cidades is a cross-disciplinary project documenting the cultures and sounds of five cities across Portugal. The project culminates in a live tour across Portugal in May 2007 with musicians William Parker, Victor Gama and Guillermo Brown (“The Folk Songs Trio”). In each city, The Folk Songs Project will create an ambient backdrop of sounds…

Carte sonore de Caen

Carte sonore de Caen Cette carte n’est pas faite pour localiser des lieux ou des monuments de la ville, mais pour retranscrire des ambiances sonores de différents endroits et qui par la multitude des compositions sonores donne un portrait global de la ville. L’utilisateur expérimente la ville en cherchant les sons, en les écoutant, et…

Aporee

radio aporee Over the years, and thanks to a broad community of artists, phonographers and individuals working with sound and field recording, radio aporee has collected a comprehensive corpus of sounds from all around the world, and has provided many collaborative tools for artistic practices and research in the field. In addition to aspects of…

Locus Sonus

Locus Sonus Stream Project offers a worldwide network of “open mikes” that permanently stream local soundscapes to a dedicated server. The resulting live audio is used in a large variety of artistic projects. The microphones are installed and maintained by volunteer participants.  

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…