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Online workshop on composition with Freesound

The Music Technology Group and Phonos will offer the workshop “Composing with Freesound” with Laura Llaneli & Frederic Font, from 12 to 16 July 2021 online. In this workshop, participants will explore in depth the possibilities of Freesound as a … Continue reading

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Issues with the search server [Fixed]

[EDIT: we’ve been able to stop some bots that were abusing the Freesound search and now search is working for everyone again. We’re implementing some measures to stop this from happening again.] Hi everyone, Yesterday we had some issues with … Continue reading

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We just reached 500k sounds… and Freesound got faster!

Hi everyone, In our recent 2020 in numbers blog post we predicted that we would reach 500k sound uploads at some point in 2021 and… it has just happened! At some point during the past weekend, the number of sounds … Continue reading

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Community update April 2021

Hi everyone, Welcome to a new community update post! If you remember in the last community update post (from December 2020), we mentioned that, among other things, in 2021 we’d be spending efforts in migrating Freesound to a new, faster … Continue reading

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Sustainability Report 2020

Dear Freesounders, Welcome to our 2020 Sustainability Report! Here we give an update on how 2020 went for Freesound in terms of sustainability, and present our plans for 2021. You’ll see that most of the information is very similar to … Continue reading

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2020 in numbers

Hi everyone, Welcome again to our traditional year in numbers post in which we give you some statistics about last year’s Freesound activity. As usual, we will show some general statistics similar to those shown in previous years’ posts, and … Continue reading

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Community update December 2020

Hi everyone, Welcome to a new community update post! We just realised that we didn’t do any community update posts for the last year 🙁 However, we’ve had some activity in the blog through the guest blog posts (and we’d … Continue reading

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SIAS project: Sound Art in Colombia

[Guest Blog post by Jorge Mario Díaz Matajira, director of the SIAS project] SIAS stands for “Information System about Sound Art in Colombia” (from the spanish “Sistema de Información sobre el Arte Sonoro en Colombia”). SIAS (http://uan.sainethost.com/)  is a project that … Continue reading

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Barcelona Confinement Soundscape

[Guest Blog post by  Ilaria Sartori and Gianni Ginesi] Dear fellow Freesounders, May we introduce Barcelona Confinement Soundscape, a collaborative soundmap and soundscape-related network of researchers, artists and neighbors who stay home and actively listen, record and reflect on soundscape … Continue reading

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15 years of Freesound!

Today, 5th of April 2020, is the 15th anniversary of Freesound. Incredible, isn’t it? we couldn’t have imagined, when it all started back in 2005, that Freesound would become such a reference website for sharing Creative Commons sounds, worldwide. Freesound … Continue reading

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