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Creaky floors and washing machines in the new re:vive sample pack

The RE:VIVE Sample Pack “Around the House” contains sounds from archival collections across Europe.

Identify musical instruments in our recordings!

Have an ear for musical instruments? Use your talent to tag all the instruments you hear in the musical recordings of the Europeana Sounds collections!...

Reusing 16th century music - interview with Tim Hecker

Tim Hecker's newest release, Love Streams, found its core in Renaissance composer Josquin des Prez’s last work. Sound and Vision's Gregory Markus interviewed him to investigate Hecker’s process and thoughts behind working with these histori...

Digital Cultural Heritage: USA versus EU - where is the grass greener?

On april 15-16 our Sound and Vision R&D team member and EuropeanaTech Community Manager, Gregory Markus ventured to Washington DC for DPLAfest, these are his highlights and reflections.

New Track: Emergo by Lakker

The Lakker EP will be out May 13 on R&S Records and was made in part by the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision's RE:VIVE Initiative, bringing together the worlds of archives and electronic music.

Interweaving Online Media with IxIF

On 6-8 April members of the IIIF community met at the British Library in London to discuss and define preliminary specifications for a new framework that will support and serve audiovisual content, extending the current image content platfo...

Race for European Art, in 3...2...1…!

#BigArtRide brings together two participants in different cities, invites them to get on their (stationary) bikes, put on virtual reality ‘Oculus Rift’ headsets, and navigate through a virtual city experiencing centuries of Europe’s art alo...

Open Sourcing Preservation

Sweden's Royal Library welcomed a host of heritage professionals last week for the first public PREFORMA workshop.

Game on! at the Interactive Pasts Conference

Value, a grassroots research group at the University of Leiden organized a two day conference to explore the links between archaeology and games.