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Sound actions by category: Social 1

Sound action recordings are of sounds designed to affect people, including situations where many make sounds together towards a common goal. Often they're of voices, but they also include sirens, bells, fireworks and more.

BATTLE BONFIRE PARADE, SUSSEX 2008
Drumming practice Drummers from the Section 5 team practice before the parade begins. 1:44 2008
High Street gathering Crowds gather in Battle High Street before the start of the parade. 1:13 2008
Parade returns The bonfire parade makes its way back into the town centre. 5:35 2008
Town centre parade The bonfire parade makes its first pass through Battle town centre. 6:44 2008
LORD MAYOR'S SHOW 2008
Lord Mayors Cubs Cub Scouts wait for the procession, blowing whistles and kazoos. 2:00 2008
Lord Mayors floats Floats and marching band pass by near St Pauls Cathedral. 1:30 2008
Lord Mayors Guards The procession headed by the Band of the Scots Guards. 2:00 2008
Lord Mayors passing The procession passing by, recorded from a side-street off Ludgate Hill. 2:33 2008
Lord Mayors setup Crash barriers are set up at Ludgate Hill along the procession route. 0:45 2008
NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL 1984
Island jam session "This was recorded in a park . . . It was just some guys doing a casual jam with people standing around." 13:04 1984
Reggae DJ "This was recorded in a street . . . It was one guy with a portable DJ setup along the side of the street when people were milling around." 2:36 1984
NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL 2008
Channel One Channel One sound system plays roots and dub to a crowd of older reggae aficionados. 10:39 2008
Dawn Ladbroke Grove People gather for the Jouvert parade at 6am around the north end of Ladbroke Grove. 1:00 2008
Face Yaa Fear Face Yaa Fear carnival band and float go along Great Western Road. 2:14 2008
Glorious Backstage Arts Glorious Backstage Arts carnival float and band in parade along the Great Western Road. 2:03 2008
Jouvert Steel bands and revellers head down Ladbroke Grove. 4:02 2008
Masquerade 2000 Masquerade 2000 carnival float and band in parade along the Great Western Road. 2:39 2008
Peoples World People's World carnival float and band in parade along Great Western Road. 4:54 2008
Saxon Sound Saxon Sound play roots and dub in a side street off Ladbroke Grove. 9:55 2008
Scenario Scenario sound system plays dubstep to a young crowd on Portobello Road. 7:58 2008
Under the Westway Air horns, whistles and crowd hubbub under the Westway. 1:00 2008
NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL 2014
Carnival 2014 Sunday parade An edited sequence of carnival mas band floats passing towards the south by the recording point on Chepstow Road. 13:26 2014

Channel One 10:39

Classification: Social > Major events > Notting Hill Carnival 2008

Recording date: 25 August 2008

Description: Long-established Channel One sound system, originally from east London, plays roots and dub to a crowd comprised mostly of older reggae aficionados.

Technical guff: Head-worn stereo. Sonic Studios DSM-6S/EH mics and PA-3SX preamp. Olympus LS-10 digital recorder.

Recorded by: IM Rawes

Additional notes: None.