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Definition of "backmasked" [backmasked]

  • Deliberately recorded backwards in a track that is meant to be played forwards. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "backmasked" in a sentence
  • "While shows like _Fringe_ can pack more into a single episode via backmasked audio, nonlinear time shifts, and external websites — though, to be fair, _How I Met Your Mother_, a half-hour sitcom, has also done all these things — shows like _The Wire_ and _Breaking Bad_ have been able to slow down their storytelling substantially with the knowledge that audiences will just “stack” a few episodes together and watch them in blocks."
  • "Then I would have my A&R man deny specifically the unmade allegations that there were hidden backmasked messages on the album this was back in the days of wax biscuits, honeychile."
  • "It illustrates backmasked subliminals sort of but I particularly liked how I couldn't understand the backwards lyrics until I read them, then I couldn't not understand them."
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