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Humpbacks sing-a-long on Gold Coast

September 17, 2012

Monolithic sounds blasted and bubbled between silent spaces.

Slow rhythms and themes, notes like obsidian ocean swells and the heart swallowing troughs between.

The minute-long song moved me. It started with gum-leaf squeaks followed by whale oinks that sounded like the “tut tut” of a boarding house master. Then it finished with firework-like vocalizations – the notes accelerating brilliantly through the heavy blue deeps. To read the full article go to ABC Open.

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