Tag Archives: Auto-tune

Pro or Kanye?

STEPHON JOHNSON: Kanye’s ego check via South Park would not have come without his embrace of Auto-Tune. Checking his ego could make him lose his edge to the detriment of his fans.

AKIE BERMISS: At times, I think, I may be the only person on the planet who thinks Kanye West isn’t that great. Its a lonely place to be: haterdom. But somebody’s got to do it. Continue reading

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Auto-Tune: Part of the Artist’s Toolbox/No Cher, I Don’t Believe

Different forms of vocal and instrumental manipulation have been used for decades in pop music and the feigned outrage over Auto-Tune comes from a lack of historical perspective.

STEPHON JOHNSON: Certain songs make you think of certain times in popular…

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Lil Wayne: Go DJ/Not So Hot Boy

LUCAS O’NEILL: There’s a reason everyone loves Lil Wayne.

Well, OK, not everyone. Not me before two years ago, for instance. And
not people who don’t have much use for hip-hop…

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