Fast. Slow. Weird. Taxi.
March 9, 2018 10:47 AM   Subscribe

Pick a country on the map. Pick a decade between 1900 and now. Lean back and listen.
Use Taxi-mode to create a round the world trip sampling the sounds of the continents.

Collaborate by contributing a song or correctly tagging songs with updated information.
posted by Iteki (8 comments total) 54 users marked this as a favorite
 
via Rubber Bandits wonderful Facebook feed. Make sure to zoom in on the map for various treats like here be monsters illustrations and 8-bit Island.
posted by Iteki at 11:13 AM on March 9 [2 favorites]


Very cool.
posted by chococat at 11:22 AM on March 9


Just lighted on an Indonesian cover of The Archies' "Sugar, Sugar." This is amazing.
posted by Iridic at 12:14 PM on March 9 [1 favorite]


this is p.cool. 70's Angola etc.
posted by djseafood at 1:41 PM on March 9


Amazing -- many thanks!
posted by Rash at 5:02 PM on March 9


A treasure of treasures. Glad to see they haven't industrialized the site over the years.

Back at the beginning of records, the handful of companies found that people really liked -exotic- recordings. So they paid agents to travel around the world. Fascinating era.
posted by Twang at 6:08 PM on March 9 [2 favorites]


GET OUT OF MY HEAD HOW DID YOU KNOW I WANTED THIS WHEN I DIDN'T EVEN KNOW IT YET
posted by gusandrews at 10:39 AM on March 10 [1 favorite]


Twang, that is really really interesting and I would love to see a FPP about it!
posted by gusandrews at 10:40 AM on March 10 [1 favorite]


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