5:33pm

Thu June 19, 2014
Arts & Culture

Audiograph's Sound of the Week: Bill Fontana’s Sonic Dreamscape of North Beach

All week long we've been playing this sound, and asking you to guess what exactly it is and where exactly in the Bay Area we recorded it.

This auditory guessing game is part of Audiograph, a crowd-sourced collaborative radio project mapping the sonic signature of each of the Bay Area’s nine counties. By using the sounds of voices, nature, industry, and music, Audiograph tells the story of where you live, and the people who live there with you. Every Thursday, we reveal the origins of that week's sound on Crosscurrents, and here in weekly blog posts.

Listen above for the full answer...

BILL FONTANA: "Like now, we have a fairly intense moment and you’re hearing some sounds from a cafe. That band that softly went by is the Green Street Marching Band, you may hear a fragment from Lawrence Ferlinghetti. These are all sounds you could actually hear here."

Congratulations to Stuart Davidson, you're this week's winner. For everyone else, we'll have a new sound for you to guess and another chance to win when we return on July 12, 2014

In the meantime, is there a sound from your life that should be featured on Audiograph? Call at 415-264-7106 and tell us about the sound of where you live.

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