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Ilosaarirock Soundscape: Tuesday Market Square 7.30 pm

Ilosaarirock Festival is an annual rock festival held in Joensuu, Finland. The festival was founded in 1971 and it is the second oldest rock festival in Finland that is still active. It is also one of the oldest rock festivals in Europe.

In 2018 the festival had 65 500 festival goers. The festival lasted for three days and was held 13th - 15th of July. The city of Joensuu has 76 000 inhabitants. These recordings were made to study the change in the city soundscape during a mass event.

This soundscape recording was made before the actual festival begun. It was recorded at the Market Square.

Sound & photo: Antti Makkonen


89.7 MB
2 min 35 s
2 (Stereo)
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96 kHz
4608 kb/s
32 bit
65 dB

Recorded on July 10, 2018
Market Square
Joensuu, FINLAND
Creative Commons License