Taos hum

Taos hum

[¦tä‚ōs ′həm]
(acoustics)
An irritating low-frequency sound of mysterious origin perceived by some individuals in and around Taos, New Mexico.
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Wander in further and, around a corner, you can hear the soundtrack of 26-year-old Sam Belinfante's film, The Taos Hum - the result of his investigation in Taos, New Mexico, into the much-documented "hum" in the landscape.
The phenomenon is known worldwide as the "Taos Hum", named after a town in New Mexico where hundreds of people are affected.
The problem started in 1991 and seven years on there are hundreds of Internet sites on what has now been dubbed the "Taos Hum".