Radio Panik x BNA-BBOT: Our common isolation

It’s a radioshow composed entirely with recordings made during theCovid-19 lockdown, taken from our Brussels Soundmap. For 60 minutes, we focus on sounds in public space during the Covid-19lockdown. Now that the sound environment of our city has changeddrastically, our hearing also changes. We notice different things, wediscover other forms of life. Let’s travel around … Read moreRadio Panik x BNA-BBOT: Our common isolation

Radio ARCADA #14: Petra Matic and Zuzanna Zgierska: “New Common Sound Designers”

In the current episode of the Sound of The Cities, The Arcada Boys speak with Petra Matić and Zuzanna Zgierska. Petra, a native of Zagreb, tells us about her participation in the project ‘Nikola Tesla – Migrant’ and what is (not) going on in her city today. On the other side, Zuzanna -based in Den … Read moreRadio ARCADA #14: Petra Matic and Zuzanna Zgierska: “New Common Sound Designers”

Radio ARCADA #13: Nicole L’Huillier “Opera of the Future”

“Amphibian Songs” unfolds as a soundscape for Futurity Island, an infrastructure for interspecies communication and an open space for learning. The pipe is the primary structural and symbolic unit of Futurity Island, referencing both the object that has facilitated the worldwide draining of swamps throughout modernity and Bertolt Brecht’s statement in “The Radio as an … Read moreRadio ARCADA #13: Nicole L’Huillier “Opera of the Future”

Radio ARCADA #12: Sofía BALBONTÍN “Sounds from Lisbon” [Spanish]

From Portugal, Sofía told us about the possibilities to design the sound, first in the small scale and then for a whole city. In the very eye-centered western culture, is there a future for a different sensitive approach? Has the city some musical instrument behavior? The shape of the city and the sound of these … Read moreRadio ARCADA #12: Sofía BALBONTÍN “Sounds from Lisbon” [Spanish]

Radio ARCADA #10: María KREMER “New Sounds from Moscow and Some New Projects”

María Kremer, native of Moscow, tells the Arcada boys about her new experiments in the intersection between sound and architecture. We talked about her participation in research projects questioning how an experimental approach of sound explorations can enrich the sensorial attributes of the place. As an example, she presents an extensive video about new instruments … Read moreRadio ARCADA #10: María KREMER “New Sounds from Moscow and Some New Projects”

Radio ARCADA #9: Julián Varas: “The Sound of Buenos Aires Today” [Spanish]

El sonido de la crisis en los balcones de Buenos Aires. Cómo Argentina pasó de ser el país más rico del mundo a principios del XX a lo que es ahora. Los efectos sobre la forma urbana de la pandemia. El abandono de los centros y el resurgimiento de las ciudades satélite ¿Para qué viajar … Read moreRadio ARCADA #9: Julián Varas: “The Sound of Buenos Aires Today” [Spanish]

Radio ARCADA #5: Camilo PALMA “Common Sounds from the Basement” [Spanish]

This edition is about music and architecture. An intimate and exclusive interview approaching the works of the young musician and architect Camilo Palma who is based in Santiago de Chile. A review of the relationship between music and architecture across the 20th century. Is there a possibility to compose new music? What about the sound … Read moreRadio ARCADA #5: Camilo PALMA “Common Sounds from the Basement” [Spanish]

Radio ARCADA #2: Alfredo Thiermann: “Media, Architecture and Sound” [Spanish]

A few “artefacts”, as Alfredo called them, and a Phd thesis at ETH Zurich that deals with architecture and sound. What is the relationship between the built environment and electromagnetic waves? It’s a matter of speeds. Lived and worked in different contexts, Alfredo told us that every city has its own sound, then, is there … Read moreRadio ARCADA #2: Alfredo Thiermann: “Media, Architecture and Sound” [Spanish]

Community Radio Tbilisi: Sound Postcards and Greetings from Tbilisi

Community Radio Tbilisi invited people from all over the world to participate in their collection of sound postcards.Sound, which is an inevitable part of space, creates connections not only with a particular physical environment but also with associations, memories, feelings, experiences, imaginary, and thoughts.Participants created sound works using various techniques to convey a shimmering and … Read moreCommunity Radio Tbilisi: Sound Postcards and Greetings from Tbilisi

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