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Voices of the dead ?

Posted on Saturday, 14 May, 2005 | Comment icon 14 comments


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"Can voices of the dead be heard on ordinary audio tapes recorded in a quiet room? Swedish archeologist, documentary maker and artist Friedrich Juergenson pioneered research into Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP)."

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Comment icon #5 Posted by Undefined_innocence on 16 May, 2005, 17:34
I have yet to see that movie for fear that it will scare me out of my witts. Now i will definately have to go see it. i believe in white noise because im terrified of it. I wont try it because i am afraid i might actually pick something up in my home or something and never sleep comfortabilly again.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Nirwana on 16 May, 2005, 18:04
Just a normal tape recorder will do....or even a digital one. Go to www.worlditc.org for all the information you will need.If you are sceptical about this and are willing to try it prepare to have all your sceptical beliefs severely challenged......! 623780[/snapback] Thx for the link Bogeyman I just recorded something some minutes ago, I have a mixer with reasonable good and loud preamps without much noise so I recorded something to my PC, and then modified it in cool edit, although I reduced many of the noise(not without loosing the ability to hear my own voice) I still pick strange electron... [More]
Comment icon #7 Posted by Bogeyman on 17 May, 2005, 7:51
Any kind of background noise really...so long as you can record it.In the ghost and haunting forum there is a step by step guide on how to do it.....or go to WWW.worlditc.org OR http://groups.yahoo.com/group/grassharp/ or www.aaevp.com All have advice on how to get the best results.
Comment icon #8 Posted by Bogeyman on 17 May, 2005, 7:58
Heres a link to Arcadias thread......couldnt be clearer http://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/forum...showtopic=40793
Comment icon #9 Posted by pallidin on 17 May, 2005, 21:01
The reason that "white noise" is preferred in EVP recordings is due to a phenomenon caled "stochastic resonance" Now, white noise is "random" noise. This is important, because stochastic resonance(SR) can only occur with random noise. Sources of random noise include running water from a faucet or waterfall, static audio from an off-channel radio or tv station, etc... Interestingly enough, white noise is also automatically created within the electronic recording circuitry of inexpensive digital recorders, making them somewhat ideal as an EVP recording device. The more expensive digital recorder... [More]
Comment icon #10 Posted by Bogeyman on 19 May, 2005, 12:29
In the old seances of the late 1800's and early 1900's the spirits sometimes used to have the participants sing,this provided them with noise energy with which to make contact or speak.When the spirits voices begans to fade those in the circle would either sing or start talking amongst themselves ....and again this gave reinforcement to the voices.....i think that this could have been the equivelant of white noise...or somehow connected to the same phenomenen. Source for this is "the psychic riddle" by Dr Isaac A Funk.....what a great name eh ? It was written in 1905....a great find of a book ... [More]
Comment icon #11 Posted by 2PAC4LIFE on 19 May, 2005, 17:23
Heres a link to Arcadias thread......couldnt be clearer http://www.unexplained-mysteries.com/forum...showtopic=40793 625388[/snapback] good find props
Comment icon #12 Posted by Dr1273 on 20 May, 2005, 15:45
Well if ghosts create electrical energy why would it not be possible that they could communite thru eletrical currents such as tv's?
Comment icon #13 Posted by openmind1963 on 21 May, 2005, 17:42
"white noise"just came out on dvd,and i'm sure just about everybody here would like it if they watched it!there are some great extra dvd features on it too,even shows you how to conduct your own evp experiment.
Comment icon #14 Posted by Walken on 22 May, 2005, 5:58
EVP has been jazzed and hollywood-ized thanks to movies like the White noise.


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