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A mystery note that makes you poop your pants? A 100-foot Victorian loudspeaker that sent an entire crowd to the bathroom? What about an airplane so loud, it could make you throw up? The legend of The Brown Note. Today, on Signal Cannon.

What is Signal Cannon?

Signal Cannon is a weekly deep-dive into the history and science of music and sound.

It’s written edited by Billy Donahoe.

Every week Billy tackles a new topic related to the stuff we hear every day. From interstellar mixtapes and historical epics to rural music-makers and vintage programming wizardry, Signal Cannon┬átakes us to the weird, forgotten corners of the recorded world. It’s “Humanity Over the Air.”

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