People’s ‘souls are leaving their body’ after listening to 8D audio
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People have been left reeling after listening to 8D audio, with one person saying they 'felt their soul leave their body'.
I’m sure with such a ringing endorsement you’ll be keen to find out more - so go on and have a listen here, but make sure you use headphones to get the full effect:
In the clip you can hear a bloke saying he’s currently ‘inside your imagination’ before he magics up a water bottle and starts to shake it near your right ear before moving it around and eventually scrunching it up and throwing it away.
The effect is pretty cool and TikTok users were left reeling after listening to the clip for the first time with one person saying: “This should be considered a crime.”
Another said: “Bruh, I thought someone was knocking on my bedroom window.”
A slightly more dramatic person wrote: “My soul left my body.”
While someone else said: “Me lying in bed with the lights out looking at my phone thinking someone was knocking on my bedroom door. Almost crapped myself.”
8D audio or 8D music became pretty popular back in 2020, but what actually is it?
Well it’s a way of listening to music or, in the clip above, audio that brings more depth to the sound, making it feel as though the sounds are coming from different directions or from further away or closer by.
Despite its name, there are no eight dimensions as that isn’t how sound works - but it’s still a pretty neat concept, especially when you listen through headphones.
For those interested, it’s created by using different equalisation techniques, panning and effects and when these elements are combined it sort of give the overall effect of the music - or sound - playing ‘inside’ the listener’s head.
Although the commenters on the clip above were left feeling pretty shaken up after hearing that particular piece of 8D audio - according to the Evening Standard, it could actually have some soothing and relaxing benefits.
In an article from earlier this year, the news paper claimed that 8D audio was similar to ‘binaural beats’, where each ear hears tones at different frequencies which could potentially lead to ‘a state of relaxation and induction of the mental state associated with meditation’.
However, the article does then point out that any supposed benefits of either 8D audio or binaural beats have not been backed by clinical studies but many people claim that it does, indeed, work.
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