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Open call for obsolete sounds! This project is really fascinating. They're requesting recordings of sounds from our environment, old tech, etc. that are no longer commonplace and then those will be reimagined by sound artists "to draw attention to the world’s disappearing soundscapes." citiesandmemory.com/2022/05/op

@jc tagging in @benbyrne as this might be of interest to your mob?

@Laser that's how I feel - I don't have any old collections, but I'm really excited for this.

@jc this reminds me of old SFX CDs i used to loan from the library in my hometown. super cool!

@jc This feels like the sort of thing that should default to using a CC license, but instead seems to just want people to license for this specific use. I wonder what happens long-term.

@samwilson Good point! It does seem like it would be a good CC licence use case particularly with the way they have the remix part of the project working. I wonder why they have not gone that path. Thinking of asking them since I was considering participating. If I do, I'll post the response.

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If you like sounds the BBC's sound mixer is good. I've gone straight for the geese of course.

sound-effects.bbcrewind.co.uk/

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