Tropical Storm 3 minutes, 17 seconds "Tropical Storm"

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TROPICAL STORM
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The daily tropical storm, here with some particularly fierce thunderbolts, recorded at Central Market. Recorded for the D-Fuse project Surface.
South Bank Skate Park 2 minutes, 36 seconds "South Bank Skate Park"

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SOUTH BANK SKATE PARK
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A cavernous space with walls covered in graffiti, the skate park at the South Bank Centre is somewhat reminscent of the sites of prehistoric rituals. In this place, youngsters daily worship the cult of the four wheels attached to a wooden board. Recorded for the D-Fuse project Undercurrent.

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50 MOGANSHAN LU
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Before the hype, 50 Moganshan Lu was a collection of warehouses that housed what were then Shanghai’s up-and-coming independent galleries. It was all very low-key and seemed to blend in effortlessly with what had been there already. This recording was made one late Saturday afternoon and I was taken by the serenity of the whole scenery: children playing, people singing while passing on their bicycles, birds chirping. A year later the place had been rebranded as M50, listed in tourist guides, and building works were under way in every corner. These days, the place is like a miniature arts entertainment district, filled with commercial galleries, design shops, art bookshops and the obligatory cafes. Recorded for the D-Fuse project Brilliant City.
Night In Brilliant City 3 minutes, 04 seconds "Night In Brilliant City"

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NIGHT IN BRILLIANT CITY
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Brilliant City (Zhong Yuan Liang Wan Cheng) is a complex of residential high-rises in northern Shanghai. At night people walk to the local shops in their pyjamas while listening to the sounds of cicadas and children’s voices reverberating between the skyscrapers. Recorded for the D-Fuse project Undercurrent.
Graz Hauptplatz 4 minutes, 08 seconds "Graz Hauptplatz"

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GRAZ HAUPTPLATZ
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The main square in Graz on a summer evening: A busker plays local hits on his harmonica, another one plays jazzy saxophone somewhere in the background, people eat sausages and chat about their holidays, trams pass.
Filipino Boys 2 minutes, 41 seconds "Filipino Boys"

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FILIPINO BOYS
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A group of perhaps 20 Filipino teenagers, working in catering in Spain, sitting on the square in front of the CCCB in Barcelona on a mild October evening, getting intoxicated while singing sentimental songs.
Anarchy in the UK 15 minutes, 00 seconds "Anarchy in the UK"

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ANARCHY IN THE UK
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On May Day 2001, there was a multitude of anti-capitalist protests across London, including mass cycle rides at King’s Cross and Euston, Reclaim the Streets in Elephant and Castle, and rallies at Trafalgar Square and Oxford Street, where most of the shops had been boarded up in advance. After police had penned in protesters for hours at Oxford Circus without water or toilets, a small group of anarchists broke free and advanced to nearby Tottenham Court Road. There the situation was entirely different. With a handful of police charging but soon losing control of the situation, rioters were roaming the territory unconstrained, smashing the windows of banks and shops, in a precursor to the much broader public anger that is challenging the dominant economic order since.
Workers + Tourists 2 minutes, 36 seconds "Workers + Tourists"

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WORKERS + TOURISTS
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While a pair of workers carry sand into a building site, a group of drunk tourists are trying to find their way back to their hotel after the 11:30 pm bar curfew in Hanoi’s old town. Recorded for the D-Fuse project Surface.
Typhoon 2 minutes, 41 seconds "Typhoon"

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TYPHOON
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A typhoon blowing through the windows of a flat on the 34th floor in Shanghai. Recorded for the D-Fuse project Undercurrent.
Weaving Factory 5 minutes, 00 seconds "Weaving Factory"

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WEAVING FACTORY
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The polyrhythmic musings of a weaving machine in full swing, churning out metre after metre of prime fabric. Recorded for the D-Fuse project Undercurrent.
Flyover 2 minutes, 38 seconds "Flyover"

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FLYOVER
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Under a flyover in East London, the passing cars create interesting rhythms while driving over a joint in the structure. Recorded for the D-Fuse project Undercurrent.
Chongqing Construction Workers’ Percussion Ensemble 3 minutes, 29 seconds "Chongqing Construction Workers’ Percussion Ensemble"

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CHONGQING CONSTRUCTION WORKERS’ PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE
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A group of construction workers attacking paving stones with pickaxes and chisels in Jiefangbei. The fact that their pickaxes are all tuned to different notes makes the process sound more like a musical performance than a building site. Recorded for the D-Fuse project Undercurrent.
Yi Er San Si Wu Liu Qi Ba 5 minutes, 31 seconds "Yi Er San Si Wu Liu Qi Ba"

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YI ER SAN SI WU LIU QI BA
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At the experimental primary school in Brilliant City (Zhong Yuan Liang Wan Cheng), children start their day on the sports ground performing synchronised gymnastics to the sound of patriotic music and their teacher as an MC. Recorded for the D-Fuse project Undercurrent.