What do you think about backmasking?
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Posted 7/11/08
BACKMASKING

(also known as backward masking)[1] is a recording technique in which a sound or message is recorded backward onto a track that is meant to be played forward. Backmasking is a deliberate process, whereas a message found through phonetic reversal may be unintentional.

Backmasking was popularized by The Beatles, who used backward vocals and instrumentation on their 1966 album Revolver.[2] Artists have since used backmasking for artistic, comedic, and satiric effect, on both analog and digital recordings. The technique has also been used to censor words or phrases for "clean" releases of songs.

Backmasking has been a controversial topic in the United States since the 1980s, when allegations from Christian groups of its use for Satanic purposes were made against prominent rock musicians, leading to record-burning protests and proposed anti-backmasking legislation by state and federal governments. Whether backmasked messages exist is in debate, as is whether backmasking can be used subliminally to affect listeners.

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Posted 7/11/08
If it makes their sound unique, I see nothing wrong with it not unless there is indeed a demonic mantra hidden.
Posted 7/11/08
reminds me of the "tomato song" being satanic lol
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Posted 7/11/08
I really don't like those kind of musics.
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If it's used correctly, it can provide a great unique sound like the beginning of Opeth's Demon Of The Fall and Radiohead's Nude. Other than that, people who backmask songs deliberately and try to convince people there are satanic messages behind an ordinary song is dumb and should find something else to do like watch grass grow or something. People who buy into the satanic backward messages shit aren't very bright either. There will always be words that sound like something else whenever backmasking is involved. Time to grow up and stop making every single thing a bloody conspiracy you fucking retards!
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Posted 7/11/08
i wouldn't be able to understand the song well...
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Posted 7/14/08
there was like some christmas song like that.
and when you played it backward, it was really quiet so you had to put your face next to your computer/speakers and a scary face would pop up. =/
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Posted 7/14/08
it freaks me out just as much as the ouija board does :<
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Posted 7/14/08

WeeBoX wrote:

If it makes their sound unique, I see nothing wrong with it not unless there is indeed a demonic mantra hidden.


I agree to this. If it makes their sound different from the others then they should go for it.
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Posted 7/14/08
I dont think I've ever heard backmasking.
Posted 7/15/08
i dont what is backmasking...
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