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White Noise

i think it's music i hear. i'm always hearing something. i don't notice it until it stops, then i'm looking around to see who turned off the radio. i have actually went searching for the noise thinking i left a tv or radio on, and found nothing. i think it's weird. i don't mind it, since i don't really notice it until it stops. it's good to hear others hear stuff too, i thought i was just certifiably insane.

scooper scooper 26-30, F 74 Responses Dec 5, 2008

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Her is a quick crash corse, every living thing, or electrical device gives off some sort of frequency. radio stations, cellphones,TV stations, musical instruments, and even human speech. in short it is also known as a sound wave, which is still nothing more than a is possible to have your stereo speakers off and still here random radio stations. remember your AM crystal radio experiment. you can do this without having to use any type of power source, its broadcast through the air. we also know about people who have braces. I hear random radio stations and talk shows through my fan somtims. a motor is actually running With a frequency. it's not the white noise you're hearing it through it is whatever electrical devices creating that white noise with an electrical frequency. Your ear drum and components Are nothing more then a simple speaker /recever, with a biological power source and magnetic field designed to pick up sound waves which again are nothing more than a frequency designed to picking up frequency/ soundwavs. people who hear these are generally a little bit hard of hearing and or are also very musically inclined, and some people who may have some certain emotional and mental disabilities. I know this is a short answer and I probably left a lot out but this will be enough for you guys to speculate on. hope this helps everybody you're not crazy or maybe you are I don't know Lol.

Glad I looked this up. Thought I was possibly crazy. The 1st time it happened was very upsetting to me. It was late, I was tired & it sounded like one of my neighbors had some pretty loud music playing. (We live in a small town house) I actually sat up in bed, looked at my soundly sleeping boyfriend and then proceeded to try to see out of my bedroom window, which is near my head. I was angry. The music seemed like rock/medal, which isn't my preferred genre. But, it had stopped once I got fed up & sat up. It has happened countless times since the 1st episode & does change in genre & volume. I think I've narrowed it down to my fan, which I use 365 days a year. When I'm lying down, with one ear on my pillow, the air from the fan seems to roll past my ear creating this noise that I turn into music w/my imagination. I'm 41 and have played flute since the age of 10, so I read music and seem to be able to conjure up some great beats, tunes, melodies, etc. I've learned to embrace and enjoy it.

I hear a harmonica it started 3 months ago the pitch go's up and down always staying in the same key. Recording music and producing my whole life has made me pinpoint that it's not in my head but it's in my ears. When I hear it I have found I hear it better on top of hills but only in certain area's as if something in the ground has to do with it. It doesn't really bother me just annoyed I can't finger out were it's coming from. I'm doing experiments and will post when I figure it out.

I hear folk music when the dishwasher runs. I thought it was just me but I'm glad im not the only one!

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I have tinnitus but lately I've been hearing a low muffled bass type musical sound that is far worse than the ringing. I was trying to go to sleep one night when I started hearing the music. I thought it was young kids in the neighborhood playing loud music. I had my husband try to help me find the source but he couldn't hear anything so I take it is in my head. I just hope I don't I don't end up with a full symphony orchestra!

I thought I was going crazy. I have been hearing beach boys music every time it is quiet for about a month.

I can agree with many of the posts on here and like those people I am relieved that others experience the same phenomena. About half of the post seem to miss and are talking about something else entirely. The commonalities that I've seen and largely mesh with my experience are:
A faintness that usually renders the tune, show, etc. unIdentifiable. Like others I can usually tell the "style" such as swing, metal, talk show, game, whatever but can never make out a full melody or word.
Being alone, usually late at night, and usually when it is quiet. I have only experienced it when I am alone after putting the kids to sleep. I've never heard it when someone was around so I could ask if they heard it too. I have had the T.V. on and still heard faint music but usually it's just quiet. I'm intrigued about fans and or HVAC being linked. I often run a fan to keep air circulating and do so year round.
One final note and this is just about white noise. If you have a white noise generator and or sleep machine they can pick up and play errant transmissions. I used one for years until I moved to my present house. My neighbor is a HAM radio hobbyist and has a giant antenna in his backyard. My wife back then freaked out the second day in the house when she heard voices. I followed them back to the noise machine and after a min or two of listening I identified one voice as the neighbor.

Two other commonalities to my experience I forgot: One, that I don't notice it at first. When I do actually notice hearing it, it seems like it has been playing a long time unnoticed. Two, that it comes and goes in spurts. I may hear it several nights in a row and then not again for weeks.

One day while driving I turned the radio off and realized I still could hear the song. After that I noticed I heard things in my head and there was no reason why. I heard a band playing. I thought it was the school band but no that wasn't it. Then I would see things like a man who was not there. At bed at night I would see pictures like cars driving up, or to a party at my house set in the 1930's.
Then we moved and I thought that would be the last of that. But no it got worse. I would see people at my windows, some would be nice others not so nice. They would wake me by walking on the porch. That has gotten better but the music is still with me. All I hear is gospel music, the older songs of the 40's and 50's. Those I hear at all hours but mostly when I go to bed. Also when I go to bed there is a mist above me and once I recognize it, it will sit on my chest. I tell it to kiss my face and it does. It seems scared of anything that moves in the bed. At that point it will rise upward. If I think the words it will do what I ask. If I put my hands up it will catch my fingers and it feels like a suction lightly on my fingers. I don't know why and my husband and daughter says not to tell anyone or they will think I'm crazy. So I don't tell anyone. I lost my last sibling in Feb and I believe he has visited me. I believe also my mother has visited me. One night I woke up and this face was above me just an inch or so. When I woke up it went away. Another time I got out of bed and stopped real short. I saw a lady standing in front of me but she went away after I got up I saw her and was so surprised I said "oh" and she was gone. There is a bit more but I think I better stop for now.

Mostly, like in my case, I think it may be the dental work we have done. Like the fillings in our teeth. But I think that you may actually be clairvoyant or a bit of a medium.

I to have been hearing radio music when I lay down to sleep at night . I have accused everyone in the house of playing music at night I've searched everywhere . I thought it was in my head. I finally found the culprit it was my portable AC unit.

I hear that too. The last three nights have been torture. I hear baseball games, people talking, water running, music. Last night was Mexican music....I don't even know Spanish. I go through spurts. I'm glad I found this site. I feel better knowing there are so many other people hearing the same thing.

I also got this weird experience of hearing music through the noises. At least that was the way it began. After I started to hear voices and I thought people was teasing me, I searched for the device that let me hear the voices. Then I realize it was just in my head and thank God, I was cured of that sense of paranoia and started to trust the people that surrounds me again. I started to go more frequently to the church and I understood then it was a spiritual problem. Not only I hear music, hear voices but also has begun to speak in Tongues. Is funny experience since I know what I'm saying but, when It comes out of my mouth I pronounce it in another language. I never understood those people that speak in tongues. I was skeptical about it. But not any more. Now I buy books regarding the Holy Spirit in order to understand better this weird experience. Also I try to compare my situation with Noah, Moses and the other prophets that appear in the Holy Bible, that seems to have this ability and by that time it was normal... not an schizophrenia symptom! Something I can recommend is that I notice that by taking the supplement for mood enhancer it help me to feel relaxed. It is sell in Costco and is called 5 HTP Tryptophan. But any way I still got the ability of hear weird thing and speak in tongues even right after I take that supplement.
God Bless You, I hope you all can find a way to manage your live with this new way of being.

Yep, get it all the time, it stops when someone else is there. Mostly it's the heater, and stops when I turn it off. My aunt had the same thing. Sometimes the music's awful, other times quite wonderful. All different genres. Rain on our roof sounded like guitars. 40s music seems to have been popular recently. I've heard dirt track racing, football matches, all sorts. One time I had a bad flu, and found I could change the sound (to something else) by turning my head. Most of it's music unheard before. I just wish I could write it down, or record it. I got harmonica music earlier this evening, also got some pop, and lately, I try to change the way the tune goes and I can. Some people who get this maybe picking up radio waves, but for my part, I'm fairly sure that I'm mildly bonkers. I had the 'in head' conversations too. I can only roughly read music, but I'd really like to know more. so I can transcribe it and play it again. Some of it's glorious, there was one classic type piece, that reminded me of layer upon of swan feathers. I was amazed that I must be responsible for it!

I hear music like a tape playing the same song over and over. It will start suddenly and stop suddenly. I have been awakened at night with loud music like someone just put on a tape to play. I sometimes hear people talking not to me they are just having a conversation between them. Do I have some kind of brain disorder?

I've been getting the same thing for the last couple months. I hear it when I'm laying down to go to sleep, and then all of a sudden it feels like the radio is on somewhere. Its like muffled noise of People talking then some music exactly like switching through radio stations. I have no idea what it is. I've ruled out an outside noise or neighbor. I've also noticed that over the past Year quiet noises would bother my more, and I could hear things outside that nobody else seems to be able to hear.

i think I messed up w/ trying to post...Anyway,I am so glad I am not ALONE!I hear radio stations,they are always mellow,and no bass.But really nice music.Also;I hear complete conversations in my head when Im very relaxed,people talking about every day things!a man and woman,or a group of people out to dinner,I even get names once in awhile.It made me think I was crazy,but they are not "telling'me what to do,they are not even talking to ME!!Sometimes it sounds like Im in a room full of people,or at an office,or even a grocery store,and I can hear their separate and distinct answers.I wa stold by a psychic that I was a death"" walker""20 yrs ago.but this all just started about 6 months ago,and no one is dead!LOL Thank God(that is a whole other story!good to know I am not crazy,I also have many spirits here so maybe they are just having casual conversation.And like I said,only when In very relaxed,right before sleep,when I am meditating,and now it seems to disrupt that, I just listen?....GOOD NIGHT ALL,IM SO GLAD I FOUND THIS SITE! :)

When the hvac is running or any small heater/fan is running I too hear either radio stations or tv programs... Mostly songs I can rarely discern except genre. Glad I googled this!

Hello All<br />
For the past two or three years I have on occasion been woken up in the middle of the night by what I thought was my radio alarm. However, I found the alarm was off and I too use a white noise machine to sleep at night. At first I thought it was metal coils in the bed picking up radio signals, however ever time I heard the radio there was no music that I recognized (it had a DJ and everything saying you are listening to JPOA...) When I turn off the white noise machine the radio turns off. Just read an article about how the brain takes random firing of the mind and puts in into higher thinking such as music. So what I got from the article is that the white noise is being translated by the higher thinking of our brain into something discernable. Just like you all, thought I was loosing it. Have a good night :)

Add a response...I hear a man singing song it's a sad song even when I am out what those this mean.

You have tuned into a radio wave frequency. It is happening more because of all the towers around us and WiFi.

I have read these post of tuning into radio frequency or wifi however. In our old house as I was trying to go to sleep I could hear music and talking like and old Victorian type grand ball with waltz like music. It bothered me for awhile then I just listened to it til i fell asleep. At this time
there was no wifi invented.

I thought I was the only one. I hear music in running water. Sometimes it's like that spa music and sometimes it's classical. Only instrumental songs. I very glad to know this happens to others and I'm not crazy. Thanks everyone for posting your experiences.

This just happened to me today that is why I have googled it. My husband had left for work and I was having a lie in bed. I fell asleep then I woke up to the sound of very quiet singing and music. It was a man singing and I sounded like a very old romantic slow song a little like the 30s or 40s. I checked the radio in the room to see if hubby had set an alarm to wake me however it wasn't on. Laying just resting I then heard a violin play which freaked me out a bit. After that I heard very clearly in my head a young boy singing to music 'where is love' from Oliver.
Obviously started googling as its worried me.

I have heard ballroom music, country music, and just today I am hearing a almost like elevator music. I started researching it and found it is coming from the WIFI frequency waves. What you hear depends on what wave you are attune to.

I have a Homedics sound spa and when I play the waterfall effect which essentially sounds like white noise I sometimes hear short repeating melodies. At first I thought that the music was built into the recording but after several months of never hearing the same melody twice I decided it was something else. Strange

is there anyone from london in this thread who has had this experience and would like to give an interview? I am hoping to make a short podcast discussing the Radio Frequency Effect and would like to hear about people's experiences

I am in the U.S. but I think it is great to get this out there and heard. With so many cell towers and WiFi all around us these days, it is becoming very common but people are afraid to talk about it because they think everyone will think they are crazy. I started picking up on frequencies back in 1999.

i often hear like a weird buzzing but its as if there are multiple buzz sounds going on at the same time I occasionally do hear music though but I have learned to dismiss it as a song stuck in my head. Im pretty unsure what to classify it as. could someone please explain the diffrence

The buzzing is called Tinnitus, you can do a quick Google search to find out more about it. But the music is radio frequencies that you are picking up on.

When I was a young child I would hear a radio in the distance. My mother heard the same thing. I would ask her what this was and she would say 'maybe it's the powerlines buzzing'. I spent hours under those powerlines trying to figure out why they sounded like people talking. We would also hear a phone ringing. When I was in 4th grade my parents built the house that they are living in now and we moved just down the road from that place. We never heard it again and never talked about uncle retired and moved back to our home state. He built a house on that site. Just before construction was completed and they were ready to move into the house my aunt came down to mom's and was telling her about this strange radio playing off in a distance when they were inside this new house. My mother mother never said a word, just listened. My aunt then said, 'and there is something else that is very puzzling........At this point my very quiet and unpretentious mother said, "You hear a phone ringing when there is no phone". My aunt was shocked. She asked my mother how she knew. My mother then told her that she had heard these sounds the whole time that she had lived in that house..........This is the same mother that tried to dismiss these sounds when I would question her as a child. As an adult I now see that she had no explanation to give a 9 year old child. Now, this was back in the 60's. Not a lot of high frequency stuff like today. We never knew what those sounds were.

Like around 1990 I was sitting in my parents living room no tv or radio was on and the speakers they had in the room like jvc 12" went real loud like a truck driver talking or something and all the levels lit up on the stereo system. I couldnt understand what was said and it was like 4 or 5 seconds long real quick but weird before most people had cell phones but the stereo was off . Anyway the same thing just happened in my head not as loud but real weird.

About a week before Christmas my HK AVR home theater was plainly playing Christmas music. The HK was off, rather in sleep mode, Frosty the Snowman and others plainly recognizable. Not loud.

Later, when the furnace started it was louder and what started was unrecognizable. Just tubas and horns that just cycled.

The HK sits 20 feet from the furnace. My other Mac sits 40 feet aways. The new thing is that when the furnace is off music is play and it is 'Walking in a Winter Wonderland'.

The final bit of weirdness is at home and at work I can hear Sinatra and Perry Como. No HK AVR at work and my headset was turned off.

In all cases I could not pinpoint the source.

What now happening is I hear what sounds like a banjo and guys talking real fast the an older guy starts what appears to be a sermon.

This started all a week before Xmas and I suspect my dog is experiencing the music in the head. She wimpers and gets as close as possible to me.
I did find 6 shots of vodka help.

sometimes when i lay in bed at night and nothing at all is on i hear things and i always say to my wife do you hear that? and she always says hear what?.. the best way for me to explain it is like the faint sound of a radio but not music more like am talk radio or a sports game but i can never make out what they are saying.. iv started to call this the weather/radio man.. but one time i was focusing on it real hard cuz i wanted to hear as best as i could and it started small and turned into a large loud ohm sound like a million monks were in my room

My kids are in school and my 2 yr old is asleep in his crib. As i walked into my kitchen i heared Classical music coming from my boys room where the baby sleeps. As i got closer, it was coming from inside the room. It was not faint enough to be coming from outside but loud enough to be inside the room. As i walked into the room and stand in front of the t.v wondering if its the t.v, the music stopped. I picked up the ipod it was off, the t.v was off, no other music toys in the room that would possibly be on. I've experienced other things throughout the years, like seeing Father-in-law standing in the hospital hallway while his dead body was in the hospital room, i heard voices in my head telling and guiding me through my life decisions. Starting to wonder, if i'am a sensitive? To many psychic like encounters, it started by me years ago reaching deep into my subconscious and mastering how to reach and clarify my soul, crazy huh? you should hear the things i've experienced after that....

Oh my gosh! I am so glad I found this! This has happened all my life and I used to look for the source of noise (usually music). I eventually just dealt with it. Wow. I am glad I am not the only one. It seems if I have had several drinks it gets mors intense.

I have had this happen for about 20 years...I thought too I was going nuts.. I too have Mercury Fillings as well as a fan in my room. I only hear this when I am laying down in bed. I just hear radio stations nothing else