Many paranormal investigators employ strong EVP techniques that rely on the capacity to generate static sound waves in the expectation that something or someone from the spirit realm would be able to use this energy to communicate back to the listener on an audio band that human ears cannot hear alone. Some of the first attempts to use the Electronic Voice Phenomenon involved ghost hunters using a voice recorder, either digital or analogue tape recording, placed near a sound source such as a fan running or the loud hum of an old fridge, while asking questions such as “Is there anyone here who would like to communicate with us?” When the paranormal investigators played back the recorded event, they would occasionally hear a voice say something that had not been stated or heard during the initial recording of the session.
Over the years, fantastic recordings have been uploaded on the internet that would cause your hair to stand up, such as the famous lines featured in the film White Noise where the lady is clearly heard shouting ‘Get out of my house,’ obvious proof of communicating with the dead.
We have evolved in the age of modern technology to using not only EVP but other techniques using a mobile device such as spirit boxes where a sound bank can be used in the hopes of getting better real-time responses, such as the app Necrophonic has shown us, which has yielded some great real-time spirit communication results. However, the classic, tried-and-true approach of doing an EVP session with a voice recorder is still extremely viable and sometimes gives the best findings for communication with other beings or entities, whom we shall refer to as ghosts. If you simply open the default sound recorder app on your phone and use the tried method of providing an energy source such as a loud fluorescent lamp or the hum of a fan, and start your recording process, then you have an EVP recorder built into your phone by default on both Android and Apple devices. There are also prepackaged programmes on the market that use your phone to generate more noise and energy in an attempt to gain greater spiritual influence over your attempts to communicate with the supernatural realm.
The EVP Software
There are various software packages available for recording EVP some will provide static for the recording to help enhance the electromagnetic field which is believed to generate useable energy for spirits left behind, speaking with the dead has never been so easy with a mobile device, we have listed some of the applications that we have tested prior to the creation of this article.
The BEST application for recording an EVP is the built in voice recording app its free and works the best however we have included another one if you wanted to try it.
How-to Record EVP
Step 1. Find a place that you have found to be haunted, odd cold spots, or the place where a loved one may have passed away.
Step 2. Be mentally prepared. Anything can happen. You are entering the world of the unknown. Use protection, pray, use cleansing or simply do not use this method of communication. As this is the same thing as opening a portal, you may never know what could come through and connect to you, it could be a loved one, a ghost of another, static on the radio or even a demon according to the experts.
Step 3. Prepare your audio recorder. We suggest using a simple sound recorder app. Nothing fancy, just a standard, reliable sound recording application on your mobile device or a legitimate stand alone voice recorder. Before you start, make sure you have ample time to spend as this may take some time. Now press record and start with a general invitation to speak with you.
Step 4. Do not stop the recording. Ask questions and wait for a response. You will not be able to hear anything right now as you will review the recorded sounds afterward. Keep asking questions and pausing to allow time for a response. It is suggested that you use ambient sound, such as a fan or something that is physically creating energy nearby.
Step 5. Say thank you and tell the entity you may not attach or follow me. Wait for it they may say something right here. then stop the recorder.
Step 6. Use earbuds and replay your recording listen a few times and consider using an app to slow down or increase the gain on the audio.
The team at Horror Facts takes no responsibility for your EVP sessions or the result of anything you may or may not come in contact with. We are simply providing you the standard steps that professional ghost hunters use when creating these recordings in haunted locations. We hope that you will take these adventures seriously and proceed with caution, as you never know what is on the other side.
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