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audio snippets from an SABC morning news broadcast during 1985: "Radio Today" discussing satanism,rock music,backward masking and drug addiction.


Play It Backwards
(Play it backwards)
We are exposed to this music -
we can‘t get away from it (Play it backwards)
and it is having an effect on those who are listening to it
which actually is the hidden message
revealed when a record is played backwards
How is it possible for lyrics to have an impact on the individual (Play it backwards)
now, you hear these lyrics,
they are then programmed into the subconscious mind, and if you accept these values or principles that are brought forth in the lyrics, this is going to then determine how you are going to evaluate the world.
Ok I'm coping quite well,
try this as an escape-route
immediately then this information
is offered up to my mind
I still like music but I dedicated my life to Christ
I stopped everything after that
(the hidden message )
I'm having the same problem.


from Living In The Heart Of The Beast, released December 12, 1985
Cassette Recordings provided by Mark Rosin


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Warrick Sony is a South African composer, producer, musician and sound designer.
He is the founder and sole permanent member of the Kalahari Surfers. They made politically radical satirical music in 1980s South Africa.

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