Monthly Archives: June 2008

Prix Ars Electronica and Sons de Barcelona

We had known for a while, but were sworn to secrecy (queue spy music). Now that it’s out we can say it as well: we got an honorary mention at the very prestigious Prix Ars Electronica 2008! Our friends over … Continue reading

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After 3 years of using the rather long and confusing “” URL, we have finally convinced ourselves and the university that we needed a new domain. Starting effectively now, The Freesound Project get’s a new url: (We will also … Continue reading

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Freesound seeks designer(s).

Would you like to help build Freesound 2.0 a.k.a. nightingale? Do you have plenty of experience with making design for web and pouring that design into clean, validating xhtml and css? Do you like the idea of having a link … Continue reading

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Testing Solr…

After looking around for a search engine for Nightingale, and comparing features between all the various ones (from using tsearch2 on postgres to Sphinx to Solr to …) I’ve settled on Solr. Configuring and running Solr was (much) easier than … Continue reading

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