Cities and Memory

I recently discovered the Cities and Memory site, described as 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’.

You can use the site either as a user, to explore, or as a contributor, to add recorded or reimagined sounds. There is also a list of projects, one of which is a series of recordings of London Underground stations. This list is being added to at regular intervals.

Amongst the treasures you can find here are

One of my favourites is to select bell sounds from a sacred sounds map of locations in many countries.