May 16th, 2009

"Not an angel"

Auto-tune the news #3.


Auto-Tune is a computer program they use in the music biz to (for instance) make it sound like Britney Spears can actually sing on-key more than half the time. Though that's not to say Auto-tune is all bad - Daft Punk has used it to excellent artistic effect on their track "One More Time." (Fans of Leiji Matsumoto should check out Daft Punk's animated movie featuring that song, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interstella_5555:_The_5tory_of_the_5ecret_5tar_5ystem )

But like any other software, the most amusing uses are the ones that the programmer never anticipated. For example...

"Auto-Tune The News #3" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fngEnIkz44
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