Soundcities is an open source database of city sounds and soundmaps from around the world, using found sounds and field recordings.
It is possible to browse the submitted sounds by location on a Google Map. It is also possible to browse by mood. The Google Map includes a number of sound recordings made in lots of cities around the world and all the sounds can be listened to directly from the map.
Soundcities also includes a Sensor Map of Liverpool in the UK. This map shows the location of a number of sensors in the city displaying real-time information about light, temperature, noise and humidity.
Other Sound Maps
- UK SoundMap - survey of UK sounds from the British Library
- Open Sound New Orleans - New Orleans sound map
- Tactical Sound Garden - Tactical Sound Garden has created 'sound gardens' in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, San Diego, CA and Zurich, Switzerland.
- Radio Aporee - Sounds recorded around the world and presented on a Google Map.
- Montreal Sound Map - Sounds from Montreal
- Sound Tourism - a map of locations around the world where you can hear great sounds