This is what the bottom of the ocean sounds like. Terrifying, really.

What would you hear if you sunk a titanium-encased microphone down into the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench? This is the deepest spot in any ocean on the planet, reaching a depth of 11,000 metres (36,000 feet). With such intense pressures, how do sound waves behave? To put it another way, was does the deepest ocean abyss sound like?

Scary. Really, really scary. Kinda like dark ambient music imagined by a group like Sunn 0))).

Read more at IFLScience. (Via Larry)

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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