Everything Sounds

I have a new job that puts me on the train for 2 hours a day. So podcasts are my new jam. (Yes we have a train system in Los Angeles. And people use it!) Most of the podcasts I’ve been listening to are things you’re probably already listening to. But in case you haven’t checked out Everything Sounds you might give it a spin. The episodes are a refreshingly brief 20 minutes long. Here’s a snippet of their intro text to Episode 32: 52 Hz.

A mysterious 52 Hertz signal was first heard in the North Pacific in the late 1980′s. It had the characteristics of a whale call, but it was a higher frequency than what is typical for baleen whales. After years of detecting the signal on hydrophone recordings, scientists have still never seen the whale and are unsure …

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