Backmasking (also known wrongly as backward masking) is a recording technique. In backmasking, a sound or message is recorded backwards onto a track that is meant to be played forwards. It was made popular by The Beatles. Some people think that backmasking causes subliminal persuasion.
References[change | change source]
- Backward(s) masking has two other meanings See Crispen, Bob. "Backward Masking … another pious fraud". The Crispen Family. Retrieved 2006-09-01.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Jeff Milner's Backmasking Page—a Flash player with forward and backward versions of songs claimed to contain backmasking; the focus of the Wall Street Journal article
- Backmask Flash—flash clips of possible backmasked messages from Albino Blacksheep
- TalkBackwards.com—allows uploaded music to be reversed
- Hidden and Satanic Messages In Rock Music—1981 radio interview with Michael Mills
- "Backwards Messages in Rock Music—Revealed!" podcast featuring The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, Rush, Jefferson Starship, Wings, Queen, Phil Collins, Britney Spears, Judas Priest, Pink Floyd, Iron Maiden, Electric Light Orchestra, Prince, and Information Society