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Sonicity

Caitlind r.c. Brown
Mobile music project for public transit
Launched July 2017

Sonicity is an immersive sonic trip through the streets of Ottawa. Discover lush aural landscapes along the city’s bus routes created by some of the most talented local musicians. Commissioned by Artengine, these original compositions reimagine our public transit as a rich soundtrack inspired by the vibrant and textured urban fabric of Ottawa’s neighbourhoods.

Working on your mobile device, Sonicity is a mobile app that provides a soundtracks for 5 bus routes on the OC Transpo system. It includes original compositions by Scattered Clouds, Boyhood, Mike Dubue, Adam Saikaley and Nathanael Larochette for routes 8 (to be renumbered to 44 in September), 14, 86, 95 and 97, with more routes to be commissioned in the future . The artists composed original works running from end to end of each bus route to accompany you through the city. Travelers will explore an expansive musical map to energize their commute or enhance their casual journey.

Enjoy the ride!

Download the app for free today on Google Play and the App Store.

Original compositions by:
Scattered Clouds
Boyhood
Mike Dubue
Adam Saikaley
Nathanael Larochette

Produced by Artengine
Designed by Simon Guibord
Developed by Karman Interactive
Mastering by Phil Bova
Funded by the OC Transpo and the City of Ottawa through its Public Art Program