Sounds in the Dark – Allatoona Pass

15 02 2009


Odd Sound?


Whisper? #2

Alright, so I know all you out there have been waiting for some new stuff from me to listen to.  This is from when Jenn, Ryan, and I went to the Pass about two weeks ago, January 31.  The first file I think sounds like a chirp, could have been a bird, but what birds would be making noise that late at night.  The second, which at first I thought could be my recorder rubbing against my clothes, but I tried to recreate the sound and was unable to reproduce it.  It sounds almost evil, hehe.  The third and forth clips are what to me sounded like a young kid or female voice whispering something.  I’m not quite sure exactly what it could be saying and I’m sure its not any of us.  I tried to amplify the section to determine the words but was still unable to figure it out.  This will probably be the only potential evidence from our trip.  I would appreciate any feedback you might have on the clips I’ve provided.  We should be going on another investigation next weekend, so stay tuned!


My Process- Analyzing EVPs with Andy

5 02 2009

I’ve been getting a lot of e-mails asking me to post an article about how I go about analyzing recordings I obtain.  Let me start off by saying that I am in no way an absolute expert in this field but I do feel I have enough knowledge to write something about this.

First off, I downloaded a free program called Audacity.  I like this program since it works pretty well with what I am trying to do.  I use an Olympus Digital Voice Recorder VN-4100PC, which was fairly inexpensive at about $50.  Yet again, works very well with what I am trying to do.  I first usually upload my recordings to the program that came with the recorder then switch it over to Audacity.  From there I usually label the recordings according to where they were taken and if this is a second or third trip.  From there, I proceed to listen to the recordings with my headphones, which use external noise cancellation.  As for the environment I try to maintain while listening, I try to keep everything as quiet as possible and do nothing but listen.  That means, I do not search around on my laptop, answer e-mails, text people, nothing but listen and devote me full attention to the recordings.  It may be tedious, but in the end it ensures that I am full aware of anything that may or may not occur on the recordings.  When I do hear something that I cannot explain, I listen to the context of the clip.  From there, I isolate the area making sure to include a good amount of time before and after the interested area to give the listeners the clip in context.  I try to make out what the sound could possiblely be and contact both Ryan and Jenn to get their interpretation.  I try not to tell them what I hear first so their opinion is not biased and they are not trying to make it sound like what I heard.  After careful analyzation, if I am still unable to explain the sound, I post it here for everyone to listen to and, hopefully, give their opinion.  I hope this helps all of you who have asked for this and if you have any recordings you would like me to listen to please feel free to e-mail it to our address.  I would be more than happy to help with any of your EVP needs.

Sounds From Beyond? Marietta City Cemetery

15 12 2008

Marietta Cemetery Everywhere

I recorded exact 1 hour and 23 minutes at Marietta City Cemetery.  Unfortunatly the cemetery was right next to train tracks and a fairly busy road so at many points it was hard to even hear myself talking.  There was really no way around this since the train runs non-stop.  However I was able to catch this sound when Jenn and I were walking through the area of unknown graves near the Confederate part of the cemetery.  She ask where the unknown grave are and after a few seconds a reply comes back that sounds like everywhere.  At first I thought it could be me whispering it, but I don’t think I would have waited that long to reply to her.  Thats was the only sound I caught that could no be explained.  But, as I said, there was the almost constant sound of cars and/or train run plus it was pretty windy.  There could have been other sounds but it would have been near impossible for me with my equipment to pick out from the extremely loud background noises.  One thing I would like to note, though it has nothing to do with EVPs, was that the moment we stepped into the cemetery I felt a very distinct temperature change.  I noticed it when Ryan and I explored it earlier that day and Emma noticed when we came later that night and I hadn’t metioned it to her before hand.  That will be all for a while from me since we won’t be heading out until after New Years Day.  I would like to wish everyone who visits this blog a very Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukkah, Happy New Years, and whatever else you may celebrate during this time!

Ghostly Sounds- Cheetham Hill and Bulloch Hall

14 12 2008

Cheetham Hill Whistle

Bulloch Hall Rattle

These were the only sounds I captured from Cheetham  Hill and Bulloch Hall.  The whistling sounds from Cheetham were clear enough to be heard by all of us.  Jenn even commented on hearing it accompanied by a “Hey”.  I was not able to hear that on the recording, but you can be the judge of that.  As for Bulloch Hall, it sounded like a door closing and rattling.  Ryan would like me to go back over these recordings since he and the rest of the group heard whispering at Cheetham Hill.  I did not hear at the time nor upon examination of the recordings, but will attempt to see if anything can possibly heard.  I haven’t had a chance yet to go over Marietta Cemetery, I’ve been busy with work and Christmas prep.  I’ll make it a point to go over Marietta and the other recordings tomorrow.

Update: Upon further review of the part of Cheatham Hill where the rest of the group claimed to hear whispering,  I did in fact here whispering on the recording.  However, when I listened closer it turned out to only be Ryan whispering to me or some other members whispering.  It was nothing paranormal that I could determine.

Ghosts at Haunted Bulloch Hall in Roswell? Lights Debunked!

7 12 2008
The Supposedly Haunted Bulloch Hall in Roswell, Georgia

The Supposedly Haunted Bulloch Hall in Roswell, Georgia

We made our way back out to Roswell, Georgia to check out the flickering lights at the supposedly haunted Bulloch Hall. As odd as it was when the lights turned off and on as we entered the property and left we came to discover last night the lights were in fact timed and not paranormal. We noted that the lights turned off every 6 1/2 minutes for 2 seconds and would turn back on. We also observed this with the street lights in the parking lot and the lights at a haunted confederate cemetery in Marietta, Georgia. If you watch the second video on the Bulloch Hall lights you will note that the video is over 5 minutes in length (lights turned off at the end). This video was recorded seconds after the lights turned off. That means that the lights turned off around 6 minutes later.

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Old Roswell Mill Ruins in Roswell Georgia: Unexplainable EVPs

30 11 2008

Roswell Mill Ruins Unexplainable Sound

Roswell Old Mill Trail Stairs – Tweet

I went through most of the recordings, all except Hell’s Church.  It Thanksgiving and I’ve been spending more time with my family so I swears when I get back to school I’ll go over that one and back over to make sure I got everything that wants to be found.  The first one I heard was from the Roswell Mill ruins.  To me, it sounded like a “gruff”, thats the only thing I heard that sounded out of place.  It could be someone clearing their throat but it didn’t sound like anyone in our group.  The second one was from those Steps I love so much.  This one to me sounded like a tweet.  However, it was around 2 in the morning and I don’t think any bird would be awake and tweeting.  Thats all I have for now, sorry it took a while. Like I said bringing my lab top home to try and get work done wasn’t that great of an idea, not much work getting done.  I promise either tomorrow night or monday I will post the rest, if any, EVPs I catch.

Hauntings at Bulloch Hall & Old Roswell Mill Ruins – Roswell, Georgia

26 11 2008

The Supposedly Haunted Bulloch Hall in Roswell, Georgia

After several hours at Hell’s Church in Canton we decided to head out to one of our favorite locations: the haunted town of Roswell, Georgia. We love the small town of Roswell and the stories of the ghosts haunting the old Roswell mill ruins and the legends of Bulloch Hall and the young girl haunting the property. We decided to first head out to Bulloch Hall and investigate the porch lights (which have been known to turn off and on when entering and leaving the property).

For an accurate history on Bulloch Hall in Roswell, click here

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