Radio Aporee

Radio Aporee is a global soundmap dedicated to field recording, phonography and the art of listening. The atlas comes from participatory sounds, which are contributed according to set guidelines in terms of quality and format.


A soundscape is a sound or combination of sounds that forms or arises from an immersive environment. The study of soundscape is the subject of acoustic ecology. Learn more about it through the World Soundscapes Project, a research project started in 1971 at Simon Fraser University (Canada), or with James Glazebrook’s art project called BERG, a soundscape for Berlin, an iPhone-based sound collage combining elements from classic espionage and Cold War movies laid over a series of panning shots describing the architecture of the Teufelsberg listening station: