Written by: Todd M. Bates Founder of Haunted Voices
With the blockbuster movie that came out in January
of 2005, the term white noise was viewed in a different
light from what paranormal investigators actually
use it for. White noise, to a paranormal investigator,
is a type of sound that is produced by combining
a lot of different frequencies together. If you
took all of the imaginable tones that a human can
hear and combined them together, you would have
The description "white"
describes this type of noise in the same way it
describes white light. The word “white”
is used because the color white is created when
all the colors in the light spectrum combine. A
prism can be used to separate white light back into
its component colors. White noise (also called white
sound) is a combination of equal amounts of different
frequencies of sound, just like white light is a
combination of colors. You can think of white noise
as 20,000 tones all playing at the same time and
at the same level.
Because white noise contains so
many frequencies, it is often used to mask other
sounds. If you are in a motel and voices from the
room next-door are leaking into your room, you might
turn on the fan to drown out the voices. The fan
produces a good approximation of white noise. Why
does that work? Why does white noise drown out voices?
An example of how white noise
works with the brain is this: Say you just parked
your car at a mall with your two friends in the
back seat and your cell phone rings. You pick it
up and start talking. While you are talking to the
person on the phone one of your friends in the car
starts asking you a question. Normally you would
either stop listening to the person on the phone
for a minute, or you would hold up your hand and
ask the person in the car to wait. Why do we do
this? It is because the human brain can actually
only listen, process and understand one voice at
a time. If you were to stay on the hypothetical
phone and two others in the car start talking to
each other, you would “hear” them all,
but you could only listen to one at a time. Now
if we were to step this up to explaining white noise,
let’s have the three people in the car walk
into the mall. You are still on your cell phone
and the other two are still talking. But as you
enter the mall even they tend to be drowned out.
There are simply too many people talking at once.
Even if you were to get off of the phone and just
sit in say…the food court of the mall. All
the noise is hitting you, but you can only pick
out one conversation to listen to at a time. When
we go back to the motel scenario we can now understand
why the fan drowns out the voices coming through
the wall. The fan would be the mall noise, while
the voices next door would be the two other people
in the car as you enter the mall. They are simply
lost in the other noise.
White noise is controversially
thought to attract spirits. I say controversially,
because it totally depends on which investigator
you talk to about it, for what their view is on
the subject. Some do not choose to use white noise
due to the background it creates for the recording
or they think that it masks over the actual E.V.P.
Others swear by it, while still others only use
it sometimes. For the same reason some dislike the
use of white noise, others like it. That being that
one of the positive things when using white noise
is that it gives you a constant background noise.
This helps to make your recording more credible
if you do capture an E.V.P., as it makes it harder
to fake one while keeping the background noise unbroken.
But I’m getting ahead of myself now. I’m
sure your wondering how white noise is used and
why. Right? Well, this is where fact of what it
is starts to blur with why it is used, as white
noise in relation to the paranormal is all theory.
Just like everything else in the paranormal field
White noise is used as a “base”
for recording during E.V.P. sessions. When it is
used it should be played at a very low “hum”
in the background. One of the leading theories in
relation to the use of white noise is that it “attracts”
spirits, therefore getting more E.V.P.’s.
I have heard of more than one person/group who has
tried this and then swears they will never go without
it. You may also want to play this in the background
while you conduct your investigations. Some feel
this helps keep the spirit interested as well as
makes it easier for them to communicate with you.
I recommend you experiment with this process and
try different approaches. Find what works for you.
You can either purchase a White
Noise CD (the most common is the E.V.P. Companion©)
or you can make your own by simply downloading a
tone generator. One good one is the E.V.P. maker
or the NCH tone generator (both are listed in the
download section of my website www.hauntedvoices.com)
and recording the sound to a disk your self. Please
let me know how it works for you.
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about that song that just stays in your head and
you can't get rid of it. Haunting isn't it? A
song is a relatively short musical composition
for the human voice (commonly accompanied by other
musical instruments), which generally (exceptions
would be scat songs) features words (lyrics).
songs are written for many reasons some about
all the things in the world. But many or about
the real ghost and the things that haunt us. Often
songs are written about lost love and friendships.
And some songs take on a haunted or haunting story
as time goes on. The Ghost Song, The Doors - Greatest
Hits [Elektra], The Ghost Song is a song by The
Doors, and was released on An American Prayer
in 1978, 7 years after Jim Morrison's death in
Paris, France. The song is Morrison's poetry recording
with the rest of the band's music. Part of the
song "indians scattered on dawns highway
bleeding" refers to a childhood experience,
where him and his family where driving down a
desert highway and they pass 3 truckloads of indian
workers. He says that, during that experience,
the souls of the dead indian workers just leapt
into his soul and stayed there until his death.
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