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WELCOME TO SOUNDPATHS

Soundpaths is a brand new phone app that allows you to experience Moston & Harpurhey in a totally different way - through music and sound. 

The Soundpaths app is completely free to download and use. No ads or contact details required. Using the geolocation capabilities on your phone, the app plays music and sounds that celebrate the diverse local cultures and communities, changing as you walk or run along the Soundpaths route. 


DOWNLOAD THE IPHONE  iOS APP HERE

DOWNLOAD THE ANDROID EARLY USER VERSION OF THE APP HERE

The Soundpaths Route -  starts and finishes at FC United football ground at the entrance on Lightbowne Rd. It goes through Broadhurst Park, Lightbowne Rd, Kenyon Ln, Moston Ln, Melbourne St, Goodman St, Boggart Hole Park, Worsley Ave, Moston Ln and Broadhurst Playing Fields. A total of 5.6 kilometres (if you want to go the whole way). The route has bright orange waymarker signs on pavements and posts along the route and you can download and print a map HERE.


Once you have downloaded the app, you will also need to download the music and sound. Click on the 'Soundpaths: Moston & Harpurhey' walk, and press the 'Download Walk' button. Put on your headphones and go out to follow an amazing uplifting ‘sonic journey’ from Broadhurst Park through the parks and streets of Moston and Harpurhey. Listen to specially composed music, intriguing soundscapes voices and poetry that match your location and lift your mood as you go.


Music and sounds are composed and produced by Yoni Collier.

 
 

Sounds and voices were collected and recorded by the people of Moston and Harpurhey with some musical and sonic contributions from local artists J. Chambers, Hannah Ashcroft and Markus Hetheier.

​The app launches on Monday, April 19th, as part of MINDSCAPES.

MINDSCAPES - a project that explores the impact that our environment has on our mental wellbeing. Working with SICK! Festival and supported by Dutch Culture and The Kingdom of The Netherlands, Manchester music charity Brighter Sound has commissioned Dutch composer Yoni Collier to compose the music and bring together the recorded sounds and voices collected and recorded by the people Moston and Harpurhey. 

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