tumblr_miholkJylZ1rafd2eo1_500Sometimes a phenomenon exists, and yet it doesn’t.  People keep reporting it.  “Your imagination,” say researchers, who can’t locate a thing.  It can be animals or flying objects or lights or sounds…Do they exist, or don’t they?

For years, in the Taos, New Mexico area many folks have reported hearing a distant, underlying hum.  A sort of roar from the earth, or beyond.  Yet attempts to record or reproduce or track the sound have proved elusive.  Frustrating, or fascinating, or deliciously mysterious, depending upon your point of view.  Which scientists are most needed to pursue the mystery: sound engineers, geologists, doctors trained in psychiatry?

We begin our exploration of the sound that isn’t, but is.  The Taos Hum.