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Frieze Magazine has published a article that takes a contrarian look at the musicality of Auto-Tune. Author Jace Clayton first recognizes the fact that many musicians hate AutoTuned vocals: Vocal purists hate Auto-Tune. They hear in its robotic modulations some combination of sugar-rush novelty, bulldozed nuance, jejune synthetics, loss of ‘soul’, disdain for innate vocal… Read More In Praise Of Auto-Tune
Time magazine published an article earlier this week that looks at Auto-Tune and its use in popular music. Buried in the article, though, the mass-market future of Auto-Tune is revealed: T-Pain and Auto-Tune’s parent company are finishing work on an iPhone app. “It’s gonna be real cool,” says T-Pain. “Basically, you can add Auto-Tune to… Read More Does The World Need A T-Pain Auto-Tune App For The iPhone?
Researchers at the Duke University Center for Cognitive Neuroscience believe that the use of 12 tone intervals in music is rooted in the physics of how our vocal anatomy produces speech. According to their research, the notes traditionally used in tonal music sound “right” to our ears because of the way our bodies make sounds… Read More Notes Of Music Rooted In Human Speech