Ticking Swedish Pedestrian-Crossings

When I was in Stockholm I noticed these ticking pedestrian crossings, which use mechanical clicks to notify when its safe to cross.

(hear recording on soundcloud)

I’m sure to any Swedish people, it must seem strange how fascinated I was by something so mundane. But I found the clockwork ticking of these traffic lights quite delightful and something I definitely wanted to record.

(geotag: 59.329531,18.065675)

About jackwestmore

Jack Westmore writes music for film, television and media, and is currently based in Cardiff in the UK.
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