• Backwards Music

    From The Millionaire to All on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 19:24:53
    It's very scary the things you hear when you play music backwards. Does it scare you in any way? :-P

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  • From Apam to The Millionaire on Thursday, May 26, 2022 13:32:00
    On Wed May 25 19:24:00 2022, The Millionaire wrote to All <=-

    It's very scary the things you hear when you play music backwards. Does it scare you in any way? :-P

    I prefer to listen to my music frontwards. I don't think I've ever played it backwards, so no it doesn't scare me at all.

    Andrew

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  • From Nightfox@21:1/137 to The Millionaire on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 21:05:39
    Re: Backwards Music
    By: The Millionaire to All on Wed May 25 2022 07:24 pm

    It's very scary the things you hear when you play music backwards. Does it scare you in any way? :-P

    I'd heard of people playing records backwards, but these days it's more difficult to play music backwards.

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  • From Spectre@21:3/101 to Nightfox on Thursday, May 26, 2022 20:41:00
    I'd heard of people playing records backwards, but these days it's more difficult to play music backwards.

    We had a crack in Yr11 at high school... Stairway to Heaven... while it
    sounds very odd to the unpracticed ear.. and its a range of sounds assembled
    in a way you'd never normally be able to manage... its hardly scary...

    Its probably easier to play digital data backwards than it was to play vinyl backwards.... I had a prospective father in law that messed around with that kind of thing for a while... I think the biggest finding he had, was the only word played backwards that came out to mean anything was "Cuff".. I'll let
    you figure that one out :)

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  • From Dr. What@21:1/126 to The Millionaire on Friday, May 27, 2022 00:36:56
    The Millionaire wrote to All <=-

    It's very scary the things you hear when you play music backwards. Does
    it scare you in any way? :-P

    Nope. I like to listen to country music backwards.

    Because, in the song, you get your dog, truck and girl back.


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  • From Gamgee@21:2/138 to Dr. What on Thursday, May 26, 2022 10:18:00
    Dr. What wrote to The Millionaire <=-

    It's very scary the things you hear when you play music backwards. Does
    it scare you in any way? :-P

    Nope. I like to listen to country music backwards.

    Because, in the song, you get your dog, truck and girl back.

    And..., your liver says "thank you". ;-)



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  • From poindexter FORTRAN@21:4/122 to The Millionaire on Thursday, May 26, 2022 06:49:00
    The Millionaire wrote to All <=-

    It's very scary the things you hear when you play music backwards. Does
    it scare you in any way? :-P

    Steve Vai did a song called "In my Dreams with you" back in the '90s.
    They filmed the video backwards, with lots of weird effect like
    bottles un-breaking, etc.

    In order to film it, Devin Townsend had to lip-sync the song --
    backwards. There's an interview where he sings one of the stanzas
    backwards, and it sounds exactly like it would sound if you spun a
    record backwards.




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  • From Orbitman@21:2/131 to Dr. What on Thursday, May 26, 2022 13:38:42
    On 27 May 2022, Dr. What said the following...

    It's very scary the things you hear when you play music backwards. Do it scare you in any way? :-P

    Nope. I like to listen to country music backwards.

    Because, in the song, you get your dog, truck and girl back.

    LOL...I love it!

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  • From Arelor@21:2/138 to Apam on Thursday, May 26, 2022 16:32:53
    Re: Backwards Music
    By: Apam to The Millionaire on Thu May 26 2022 01:32 pm

    On Wed May 25 19:24:00 2022, The Millionaire wrote to All <=-

    It's very scary the things you hear when you play music backwards. Does i scare you in any way? :-P

    I prefer to listen to my music frontwards. I don't think I've ever played it backwards, so no it doesn't scare me at all.

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    There are some songs which sound weird played backwards. I was once shown one which when played backwards sounded like "Let's worship Satan" in Spanish.

    I don't remember the title but I found it funny back in the day.

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  • From Arelor@21:2/138 to poindexter FORTRAN on Thursday, May 26, 2022 16:40:18
    Re: Re: Backwards Music
    By: poindexter FORTRAN to The Millionaire on Thu May 26 2022 06:49 am

    Steve Vai did a song called "In my Dreams with you" back in the '90s.
    They filmed the video backwards, with lots of weird effect like
    bottles un-breaking, etc.


    You have to watch Amish Paradise, which is a parody video of a popular hip-hop song. THe end sequence was filmed in reverse. The guy did the signing in reverse and walked in reverse and still managed to make it semi-beliveable :-)

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  • From The Millionaire to All on Thursday, May 26, 2022 19:09:02
    Eyes Without A Face by Billy Idol is very interesting to listen to when played backwards. :-P

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPEVId8dg9o

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  • From The Millionaire to Dr. What on Thursday, May 26, 2022 19:12:27


    Nope. I like to listen to country music backwards.

    Because, in the song, you get your dog, truck and girl back.

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    LOL! ;-)

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  • From Nightfox@21:1/137 to Spectre on Thursday, May 26, 2022 19:40:37
    Re: Backwards Music
    By: Spectre to Nightfox on Thu May 26 2022 08:41 pm

    I'd heard of people playing records backwards, but these days it's
    more difficult to play music backwards.

    We had a crack in Yr11 at high school... Stairway to Heaven... while it

    A crack in Yr11? I don't know what that means..?

    Its probably easier to play digital data backwards than it was to play vinyl backwards....

    Yeah, in some ways. I was thinking it might be easier to play vinyl backwards if there are anu turntables that will turn in reverse. But with an MP3 file or other audio file, you'd have to load it into an audio editor in a computer and tell it to play backwards, or reverse it and play it. But on a regular MP3 player, car stereo, etc., there's typically no option to play your music files backwards.

    I had a prospective father in law that messed around
    with that kind of thing for a while... I think the biggest finding he had, was the only word played backwards that came out to mean anything was "Cuff".. I'll let you figure that one out :)

    :P

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  • From ACMEBBS@21:4/10 to Dr. What on Thursday, May 26, 2022 23:24:00
    On Fri May 27 00:36:00 2022, Dr. What wrote to The Millionaire <=-

    Nope. I like to listen to country music backwards.

    Because, in the song, you get your dog, truck and girl back.

    Hmmm...wonder what happens if you listen to C&W sideways...you get a cat...a Prius and no one else? ;)

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  • From Spectre@21:3/101 to Nightfox on Friday, May 27, 2022 17:02:00
    A crack in Yr11? I don't know what that means..?

    We had a go at it in Year 11, Form 5 whatever else you might call it, at high school.

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  • From boraxman@21:1/101 to Nightfox on Friday, May 27, 2022 22:46:21
    Yeah, in some ways. I was thinking it might be easier to play vinyl backwards if there are anu turntables that will turn in reverse. But
    with an MP3 file or other audio file, you'd have to load it into an
    audio editor in a computer and tell it to play backwards, or reverse it and play it. But on a regular MP3 player, car stereo, etc., there's typically no option to play your music files backwards.


    Its easy to reverse an audiofile
    $ sox input.wav output.wav reverse

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  • From McDoob@21:4/135 to Arelor on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 11:07:14
    You have to watch Amish Paradise, which is a parody video of a popular hip-hop song. THe end sequence was filmed in reverse. The guy did the signing in reverse and walked in reverse and still managed to make it semi-beliveable :-)

    Ah, yes! Good ol' Weird Al!

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  • From Blue White@21:4/134 to Apam on Friday, May 27, 2022 15:42:54
    Apam wrote to The Millionaire <=-

    On Wed May 25 19:24:00 2022, The Millionaire wrote to All <=-

    It's very scary the things you hear when you play music backwards. Does it scare you in any way? :-P

    I prefer to listen to my music frontwards. I don't think I've ever
    played it backwards, so no it doesn't scare me at all.

    Agreed and agreed.


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  • From boraxman@21:1/101 to McDoob on Saturday, May 28, 2022 21:01:50
    You have to watch Amish Paradise, which is a parody video of a popula hip-hop song. THe end sequence was filmed in reverse. The guy did the signing in reverse and walked in reverse and still managed to make it semi-beliveable :-)

    Ah, yes! Good ol' Weird Al!

    McDoob (not McNoob, not McBoob, grow up ppl)

    That was one of the first "Weird Al" music videos I watched. It was played on the "Afternoon show" on TV after school one day. Actually, "Smells like Teen spirit" may have been the first.

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  • From McDoob@21:4/135 to boraxman on Thursday, May 26, 2022 12:51:40
    Ah, yes! Good ol' Weird Al!

    That was one of the first "Weird Al" music videos I watched. It was played on the "Afternoon show" on TV after school one day. Actually, "Smells like Teen spirit" may have been the first.

    Ha! That was the first Weird Al video I watched, too! Not the first song I heard, though, I had one of his albums. It has been too long (I was 10), and I can't remember the name of it. But it had a few good songs. One of them was even a Weird Al original!

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  • From Spectre@21:3/101 to boraxman on Sunday, May 29, 2022 06:46:00
    That was one of the first "Weird Al" music videos I watched. It was played on the "Afternoon show" on TV after school one day. Actually, "Smells like Teen spirit" may have been the first.

    The only one I ever saw was Eat it, on Countdown no less.. I think it was #1
    at the time...

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  • From boraxman@21:1/101 to McDoob on Sunday, May 29, 2022 18:11:33
    Ah, yes! Good ol' Weird Al!

    That was one of the first "Weird Al" music videos I watched. It was played on the "Afternoon show" on TV after school one day. Actually, "Smells like Teen spirit" may have been the first.

    Ha! That was the first Weird Al video I watched, too! Not the first song
    I heard, though, I had one of his albums. It has been too long (I was
    10), and I can't remember the name of it. But it had a few good songs.
    One of them was even a Weird Al original!

    McDoob

    I had heard the name a bit when I was young, but I wasn't quite sure exactly what he was. Maybe he was just some guy that everyone knew? A comedian? After seeing a few parodies it became clear that he did a few, but later on I found his CD's at a second hand CD store and started buying them. Only then did I realise that he made a living doing not only parodies, but original comedy songs and was more than just some cameo character.

    There are only 2 Weird Al albums that I don't have, UHF, and "Peter and the Wolf"

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  • From poindexter FORTRAN@21:4/122 to boraxman on Saturday, May 28, 2022 06:56:00
    boraxman wrote to McDoob <=-

    That was one of the first "Weird Al" music videos I watched. It was played on the "Afternoon show" on TV after school one day. Actually, "Smells like Teen spirit" may have been the first.

    I guess I go way back. Dr. Demento used to have a syndicated radio show on Sunday nights, and played novelty songs and comedy records. Weird Al was
    just Al back then, and he sent in tapes he'd made in the bathroom of the
    dorms he lived in at Cal Poly University - just him and the accordion. The first was "My Bologna", a parody of The Knack's "My Sharona".


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  • From Bucko@21:4/131 to poindexter FORTRAN on Sunday, May 29, 2022 18:54:59
    On 28 May 2022, poindexter FORTRAN said the following...


    I guess I go way back. Dr. Demento used to have a syndicated radio show
    on Sunday nights, and played novelty songs and comedy records. Weird Al was just Al back then, and he sent in tapes he'd made in the bathroom
    of the dorms he lived in at Cal Poly University - just him and the accordion. The first was "My Bologna", a parody of The Knack's "My Sharona".

    Dr. Demento was the best, as a teen I listened every Sunday night. In fact he played a song called Shaving Cream done in like 1949 and Cousin Brucie a NY based Jock (I am sure everyone has heard of him) made a tape of it and played it on WNBC NY and it became a top 10 hit in the mid 70's! It was so popular that the original cut was re-issued and the original singer even added in a new verse to it.. God I have so much useless info in my head!!

    Al

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  • From boraxman@21:1/101 to Bucko on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 00:02:15

    I guess I go way back. Dr. Demento used to have a syndicated radio sh on Sunday nights, and played novelty songs and comedy records. Weird was just Al back then, and he sent in tapes he'd made in the bathroo of the dorms he lived in at Cal Poly University - just him and the accordion. The first was "My Bologna", a parody of The Knack's "My Sharona".

    Dr. Demento was the best, as a teen I listened every Sunday night. In
    fact he played a song called Shaving Cream done in like 1949 and Cousin Brucie a NY based Jock (I am sure everyone has heard of him) made a tape of it and played it on WNBC NY and it became a top 10 hit in the mid
    70's! It was so popular that the original cut was re-issued and the original singer even added in a new verse to it.. God I have so much useless info in my head!!

    Al

    Never knew who he was until I heard a mention of him on the Simpsons, then saw him later in some documentary.

    I do remember that song "They're Coming To Take Me Away" which I heard on the radio here in Australia, and never heard again until I found it on Limewire or WinMX, and was credited to Dr Demento.

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  • From poindexter FORTRAN@21:4/122 to boraxman on Monday, May 30, 2022 07:47:00
    boraxman wrote to Bucko <=-

    I do remember that song "They're Coming To Take Me Away" which I heard
    on the radio here in Australia, and never heard again until I found it
    on Limewire or WinMX, and was credited to Dr Demento.

    The artist was Napoleon the Fourteenth.


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  • From Bucko@21:4/131 to boraxman on Monday, May 30, 2022 20:12:33
    On 31 May 2022, boraxman said the following...


    Never knew who he was until I heard a mention of him on the Simpsons,
    then saw him later in some documentary.


    Yep Cousin Brucie is very popular here in the States. In fact they brought him back to his original radio station WABC (NY) to do a once a week show on Saturday nights.


    I do remember that song "They're Coming To Take Me Away" which I heard
    on the radio here in Australia, and never heard again until I found it
    on Limewire or WinMX, and was credited to Dr Demento.


    Yup I remember "They're coming to take me away", I can hear it in my head!! LOL another Dr Demento favorite..


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  • From tenser@21:1/101 to The Millionaire on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 01:31:38
    On 25 May 2022 at 07:24p, The Millionaire pondered and said...

    It's very scary the things you hear when you play music backwards. Does
    it scare you in any way? :-P

    Play, "Third Stone From the Sun" at 72 RPM and it'll blow
    your mind, man.

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  • From DustCouncil@21:1/227 to poindexter FORTRAN on Wednesday, June 01, 2022 03:55:43
    I guess I go way back. Dr. Demento used to have a syndicated radio show
    on Sunday nights, and played novelty songs and comedy records. Weird Al was just Al back then, and he sent in tapes he'd made in the bathroom
    of the dorms he lived in at Cal Poly University - just him and the accordion. The first was "My Bologna", a parody of The Knack's "My Sharona".

    I used to listen on my Walkman under the covers on Sunday night - my parents were annoyed I'd be up that late on a school night.

    Apparently I was not alone in having hostile parents:

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    Despite his mother having caught Yankovic listening to Dr. Demento's program and banning him from listening to it again in the future, he found ways to hear it discreetly.

    In 1976, Dr. Demento spoke at Yankovic's school, where the then 16-year old Yankovic gave him a homemade take of original and parody songs performed on the accordion in Yankovic's bedroom into a "cheesy little tape recorder." The tape's first song, "Belvedere Cruisin" - about his family's Plymouth Belvedere - was played on Demento's comedy radio show, launching Yankovic's career.
    ---

    Belvedere Cruisin' and Dr. D. Superstar here:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwaY5Ibz83w

    Anyway on a semi-related note, I've had Existential Blues by Tom 'T-Bone' Stankus stuck in my brain since I was about 13. The first line of this song, which I have heard about one million times, and which was, over several decades, a frequent #1 on the "Funny Five" each week, is:

    "The elusive butterfly has just tip-toed past my door."

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  • From ACMEBBS@21:4/10 to DustCouncil on Thursday, June 02, 2022 02:28:00
    On Wed Jun 1 03:55:00 2022, DustCouncil wrote to poindexter FORTRAN <=-

    I guess I go way back. Dr. Demento used to have a syndicated radio show on Sunday nights, and played novelty songs and comedy records. Weird Al
    was just Al back then, and he sent in tapes he'd made in the bathroom of the dorms he lived in at Cal Poly University - just him and the accordion. The first was "My Bologna", a parody of The Knack's "My Sharona".
    I used to listen on my Walkman under the covers on Sunday night - my parents
    were annoyed I'd be up that late on a school night.
    Apparently I was not alone in having hostile parents:

    Fortunately...when the Dr. went to Westwood One...the show was syndicated to stations on CD in the '80's. One station I worked at which covered the show...would run it on Wednesday nights. Others would run it whenever they wanted.

    Tried to get those CD's...since stations at the time would just junk them & the vinyl other shows came on. Remember having a stack of American Top 40 & such I was allowed to take home after the show...since they took up space needed.

    Before that...thought it was great on Sunday nights. 1st time I heard it...was on from Sunday nites from 10-12 AM on 104 FM-KOFM in Oklahoma City. Note on this station...they got sold...changed format & call letters. We all thought that was the craziest thing not to keep those call letters.

    Remember during the show...one of the sponsors was a store called Magnolia Thunderpu$$y's. Just looking it up...they are still in business. Means it was a national ad sell for the program.

    Even had a college professor who appeared in the TV commercials for KOFM. He eventually moved from Oklahoma back to Kentucky.

    Despite his mother having caught Yankovic listening to Dr. Demento's program and
    banning him from listening to it again in the future, he found ways to hear it discreetly.

    Wasn't my parents who cared...but tried like crazy to get an FM radio in the mid-70's. At the time being a teenager...buying an FM radio was a luxury item. Now...I've 3D printed FM radios from modules I've ordered from China. How times have changed.

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