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Web based interventions, sound walks and city wide spontaneous performances. We listen to Plymouth and Plymouth listens to us.

Jon Wild – Invisible Geographies (50MHz – 6000MHz)

A roving performer risks personal assault by revealing the hidden electromagnetic frequencies of Plymouth

Tony Whitehead – Signs of Life

Six soundwalks along Plymouth's sea front

Overnight, Friday 22 June-Saturday 23 June

Taking our ears for a walk.  We'll be listening for birds, bats, people, fish and things we've not heard before.  

Walks start at Smeatons Tower (the red and white lighthouse) on the Hoe and explore different parts of the city's seafront. The walks last approximately 42minutes and start at 6.07pm, 7.23pm, 10.17pm, 12.13am, 2am, 4.30am.

Snorchestra - Snorcast

A broadcast piece for shortwave radios curated from Snorchestra’s collected pool of snores. Submit your own nocturnal rumblings at

Eva Sjuve – audioTagger

As part of the Lock, Stock and Barrel event document the Plymouth soundscape by using your mobile phone as a field recorder.

Chris Speed, Elisa Giaccardi & Sabena Gianluca – Silence of the Lands

As part of the Sonic Picnic event on Sunday record, collect and share ambient sounds using handheld GPS devices

Duncan Speakman – Always Something Somewhere Else

As part of the Lock, Stock and Barrel event on Saturday hear a generated soundtrack through headphones as you walk around the festival sites.

Charles Ward & Daniel Harris - Transmit

A shortwave radio-broadcast piece featuring interviews with the public that interweave personal stories and sounds. Presented as part of Sonic Picnic

Paul Ramsay – Consemble: Plymouth (Sounds of an Imagined New Arts Building)

A local ‘open-source’ inspired online composition project featuring the sounds of Plymouth

Free Sound FM

Expo highlights, artist interviews and special programmes to be broadcast on this local community radio station launched on the 22 June. Free Sound FM will be available as both an FM broadcast in the Plymouth area and a live web-stream.



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