Infiltrated by Backmasking and Subliminal Messages - Part 2
Link to Part 1
- Infiltrated by Backmasking and Subliminal Messages - Part 1
What do satanist Aleister Crowley, The Beatles, and Led Zeppelin have in common? - the use of backmasking and subliminal messaging. Is there more than meets the ear?
A Brief Review of Part 1
In our last installment we discussed the history of backmasking. It was really the invention of the phonograph by Thomas Edison in 1877 that started it. We saw that he was the first, through his new invention to apply the technique of reversing sound. He said this - "The song is still melodious in many cases, and some of the strains are sweet and novel, but altogether different from the song reproduced in the right way."
We then looked into the life of satanist Aleister Crowley as he encouraged his devotees to listen in reverse as he said, " . . .listen to phonograph records REVERSED . . . ." We saw his wickedness as he was known as The Most Wicked Man in the World. His evil influence spread to many who have the ability to apply his teachings through the recorded song.
Following the trail of backmask history, The Beatles took Crowley's teaching and applied it to many of their studio recordings. Other groups quickly followed. Backmasking is especially prevalent in the rock music industry,
We also saw that backmasking can be applied in several ways. One way is to record a message forward and then record in reverse, overlaying it with the original forward recording. There is nothing strange or tricky about it. It is just a forward recording played backwards and attached to the original song.
We looked at phonetic backmasking where a short phrase may, when played in reverse, actually make sense as the sounds are reversed. An example might be the word pit. When spelled backward it becomes tip. When pronounced backwards it also sounds like tip. It makes sense both forward and backward. Most of the time this kind of backmasking occurs due to the random sounds of words and syllables as they are reversed. Generally, this kind of backmasking is not planned.
Before we move on to a third kind of backmasking, let me give you our definition for a subliminal. A subliminal refers to any stimuli that is below the threshold of conscious awareness. Backmasking is a subliminal technique in the sense that consciously we are unaware of what we are hearing. Still the subconscious hears it as it bypasses the conscious, and the brain has the uncanny ability to decipher the reversed message. Normally this is not a problem. However, as subliminals are taken into the brain over a period of time, it becomes more dangerous.
Keeping in mind the history and techniques of backmasking in this short review, let us move on to another form of backmasking.
Again, because of the nature of this article many videos will be included. I hope you will be able to take the time, and watch and listen carefully.
I will be the first to admit the reverse playing is not always clear. I also know the internet is full or lies and deceit. It is an easy thing to manipulate audio and video to strengthen your own purpose. With that in mind, I will use only the more accepted, and more documented videos with sound - those that over time have become more trusted. You decide.
Backmasking in the Spirit World
There is another form of backmasking in the recording industry. This truly is not a form of backmasking because it is not based on phonetics, nor is it intentionally recorded. There are many songs that appear to give a message when played backward that is completely unknown to the artist. These are not planned messages by the vocalist. They are not phonetic.
What appears to happen is that as a performer gives himself/herself over to the realm of darkness, and demonic spirits take over and sing backwards. Remember that Aleister Crowley taught his followers to talk backwards because that's what the spirits do.The voices of the spirits are not heard while recording, but have been discovered over time.
Michael Jackson - Beat It
I Believe It Was satan In Me
Michael Jackson released his sixth solo album in 1982. Thriller, is to date the highest selling album of all time with between 51 and 65 million albums being shipped worldwide. Out of the nine compositions on the album, seven reached Billboard's top 10. That is a tremendous effort; maybe even a supernatural effort. I do not doubt Michael's talent as a worldly entertainer, but the competition in the music business is extremely cutthroat. It is very difficult to break into, much less sustain a career, much less reach the levels of success that Michael reached. From a worldly viewpoint, he was an extraordinary performer. But was it possible there was another driving force in Michael?
Beat It was one of those seven songs hitting the big time from Thriller. Listen closely and you will hear another voice in reverse.
Queen - Another One Bites the Dust
It's Fun to Smoke Marijuana
Frederick Bulsara passed from this life on November 25, 1991.He died of bronchopneumonia resulting from AIDS. Mr. Bulsara was 45 years old. He was better known as Queen's lead vocalist, Freddie Mercury. Their hit single, We Are the Champions, became the unofficial anthem of the homosexual movement in the 80's.
As well as promoting sodomy, Queen also promoted the use of marijuana, both in forward speech, and backward talk. In the view of Freddie Mercury, "It;s fun to smoke marijuana."
All That Glitters Isn't Gold
If you were around in 1971, you no doubt remember the song Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin. It has been the most played song on FM stations since then. The song which was 7 minuets and fifty-five seconds long was considered too long to release as a single. Still, it became the ongoing anthem of rock.
It is noteworthy to recognize that Jimmy Page, lead guitarist for the group, purchased Boleskine House. Boleskine House was the manor owned by Aleister Crowley. it was also the location where Crowley gave himself to seek the most wicked spirits to enter his body.
During a period of six months, Crowley performed rituals to seek the control of powerful demons. In this ancient ritual, a specific house had to be used. Once Crowley found Boleskine House he knew it was the right place and immediately began to prepare for his induction into the world of evil spirits.
Possession would take place after the ritual was complete. He described the house he was looking for as "The first essential is a house in a more or less secluded situation. There should be a door opening to the north from the room of which you make your oratory. Outside this door, you construct a terrace covered with fine river sand. This ends in a "lodge" where the spirits may congregate." Jimmy Page was so devoted to Crowley and his teachings that he bought the devilish manor to call his own. Page also experienced the presence of demonic spirits.
Page was very much into occult practices, as was Led Zeppelin's vocalist Robert Plant. Plant acknowledges the that the lyrics to Stairway to Heaven were written under the influence of automatic writing. Automatic writing takes place when one is given over to a spirit guide. Generally, one places himself in a trance with pen in hand and paper on the table. As the spirit guide takes control, the hand begins to write. Without getting into the theology of it right now, just know that the spirit guides are of a demonic nature. The writings are that of the underworld.
That being said, know that is how the lyrics to Stairway to Heaven came about. The words were demonically fueled forward so should it surprise us that extensive backmasking is found on the recording. In referring to his experience with automatic writing, Robert Plant says, "I was holding a pencil and paper, and for some reason I was in a very bad mood. Then all of a sudden my hand was writing out the words, 'There's a lady who's sure all that glitters is gold/And she's buying a stairway to heaven.' I just sat there and looked at the words and then I almost leapt out of my seat."
Demonically Fueled Backmasking
As was mentioned earlier, there are three main forms of backmasking:
- That which is intentional - that which is recorded forward then applied to the recording backwards. Usually this type is used for marketing purposes; to sell the record.
- That which is phonetic - not necessarily intention, but by chance when played backwards sounds like a word as in l i v e = e v i l.
- Demonically fueled lyrics - in this case the backward voice is not that of the of the vocalist, but that of the demon spirit singing backwards as Aleister Crowley taught. This usually takes place over several words, perhaps a verse.
Furthermore in these cases, it is not just a simple reversal of sounds. You might speak the same lyrics and play them backwards and it would mean nothing. However, under demonic influence the message is heard. In other words, a backmasked demonically fueled message is not a result of random syllables coming together or a planned marketing ploy. it is in fact demonic voices recorded unknowingly subliminally underneath the main instrumentation and vocals. You may notice that on some backmasking the backward voice does not sound like the same person singing the forward lyrics. That is because they are the same. One is human. One is not.
Stairway to Heaven has long been known for its backmasking. There are many examples of it floating through cyberspace. I have tried to get the cleanest copy I could find. Listen, and make your own judgment. Also consider the video below that explains not only the backmasking of the song, but the other symbolism as well. This is not an innocent song.
Obama Thanks His Main Man
Lastly I leave you with this. Know that backmasking not only appears in the music industry, but it is all throughout the media. Please listen closely to this last video a fellow hubber pointed out to me. It may shock you, but should it? I think this is what we have come to expect.
. . . so be careful little ears what you hear.