52hz The Loneliest Whale

by Captain A & The Commercial Monsters

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The whale was originally found by a team from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in 1989 and as of 2004 has been heard every year. Its unique song, which is close to 52hz in scientific audio terms sounds like a low hum to us humans. Its song is different to that of any other whale which suggests that it is unlike any other whale known to us, so basically its one really, really lonely whale, unlike any other creature on earth, swimming around the pacific ocean, singing its heart out to the depths and we are the first guys who stopped to listen.

The story of 52hz does pull strongly at the heartstrings, but the song, in its pure form, really just resembles a low hum, the idea was to explore it in the musical language to relate to.


released December 31, 2012
Eoghan Holland : Programming



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Captain A & The Commercial Monsters Ireland

Captain A & The Commercial Monsters bring together elements of psychedelia, 70's rock, folk, big band and brazen jamming.

Originally a studio project by Eoghan Holland, The Commercial Monsters formed organically over the course of making the 'Dreams' record and became sentient live band in the early 2010's featuring hand picked musicians from the North West music scene and guest appearances.
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