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Autotune does not kill hip-hop music!!!!! Watch

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    Check this out for proof.
    All of these songs are great.
    Enjoy

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tqJMCY-9dyg
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    im not a fan of it, i think it requires less vocal skill, but hey thats only my opinion!
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    Google 4poundz rapper and listen to the atrocity he produces

    In fact, here he is

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    Auto tune is for people without good voices, so really anyone can use it. So its kinda making the genre look talentless now
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    (Original post by Gaara.)
    Auto tune is for people without good voices, so really anyone can use it. So its kinda making the genre look talentless now
    :ditto:

    Anyone who uses autotune with the same settings as T pain should be shot.

    Autotune is a pitch correcting program in order to correct the notes of a singer. It's only mean't to be used as a fine tuning on a take in order to save time and money.

    It's not a ******* effect, and it's not supposed to be. Well implemented Autotuned Vox's, you shouldn't be able to tell whether it was put through autotune in the first place.
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    Well , it's done a good job ruining quite a few other genres of music so I wouldn't be too surprised if it ruined this one
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    Nothing compares to Gay Fish by Kanye West
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    Jay Z says it does.
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    (Original post by Nick_000)
    Jay Z says it does.
    :eyebrow:

    He needs to retire. For good
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    It just sounds bad when done all the way through songs or albums. And generally the artists that use it are poor. It's just not that good.
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    When used properly...autotune complements music. T-pain is good! but everyone copying T-pain is bad. Its excessive. T-pain is the main dude that works well on it. But seriously...all these people who are saying you dont need talent to use autotune. **** YOU!! you need to have some vocal talent...thats y MOST rappers sound like a dog. have you heard jeezy, soulja boy and ludacris on autotune. if you have yu knw what im talkin about. lil wayne is borderline crap...but he sometimes sounds good.

    In all yeah, autotune is great. some rappers are great on autotune. Look at Bow Wow. Click on the youtube link on the 1st post and look at track 3. He owned it. One of the best songs
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    (Original post by abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz)
    Google 4poundz rapper and listen to the atrocity he produces

    In fact, here he is

    :rofl:
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    The Game Ftw!!!
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    Auto-tune kills music.
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    Kanye West uses it all the time, right? It's cheating IMO. It's clear he can't sing to save his life.
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    (Original post by Absurd)
    Auto-tune kills music.
    not really
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    (Original post by giran)
    Well implemented Autotuned Vox's, you shouldn't be able to tell whether it was put through autotune in the first place.
    Well let's make some things clear.

    Auto-Tune requires certain pitch and you certainly cannot be tone deaf to make it work and get the desired 'T-Pain effect'. You can't just go in and drop a stanza that's totally off-key, then run it through an Auto-Tune VST and become Mariah-*******-Carey

    If you won't hit certain notes, Auto-Tune won't help you to get the 'T-Pain effect'. It might remove some single off-key notes by bypassing them, but then you need to tell Auto-Tune what notes does it have to ignore and you have to have hit that certain note in question. This, on a different note, doesn't create the 'T-Pain effect'. This effect is chiefly about removing smooth glides between notes - human voice due to its nature cannot change pitch immediately, you always have that short phase when the voice 'glides' or 'slides' from one formant to another. 'T-Pain effect' removes that phase, toggling immediate pitch shifts in speech/singing, hence the 'robotic', unnatural effect. :awesome:

    But yes, Auto-Tune used as a pitch correction tool is inaudible, that's true.

    BTW: I'd say most of the innovations in pop music came because someone had balls to use some equipment in a different way than it has been indended - Jimi Hendrix and his overdriven guitars thanks to amps on borderline-crump settings spring to mind.
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    (Original post by Absurd)
    Auto-tune kills music.
    Bad musicians kill music.
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    (Original post by Dynamitri)
    Well let's make some things clear.

    Auto-Tune requires certain pitch and you certainly cannot be tone deaf to make it work and get the desired 'T-Pain effect'. You can't just go in and drop a stanza that's totally off-key, then run it through an Auto-Tune VST and become Mariah-*******-Carey

    If you won't hit certain notes, Auto-Tune won't help you to get the 'T-Pain effect'. It might remove some single off-key notes by bypassing them, but then you need to tell Auto-Tune what notes does it have to ignore and you have to have hit that certain note in question. This, on a different note, doesn't create the 'T-Pain effect'. This effect is chiefly about removing smooth glides between notes - human voice due to its nature cannot change pitch immediately, you always have that short phase when the voice 'glides' or 'slides' from one formant to another. 'T-Pain effect' removes that phase, toggling immediate pitch shifts in speech/singing, hence the 'robotic', unnatural effect. :awesome:

    But yes, Auto-Tune used as a pitch correction tool is inaudible, that's true.

    BTW: I'd say most of the innovations in pop music came because someone had balls to use some equipment in a different way than it has been indended - Jimi Hendrix and his overdriven guitars thanks to amps on borderline-crump settings spring to mind.
    Yes you're quite right. However, I have passed a normal voice through Autotune before with similar settings to what T Pain uses and it's pretty much there. Obviously you got to take into account that he sings in semi-key, and that I'm just talking.

    Furthermore, you can pass the vox through melodyne first to get a better pitch correcting, then apply a secondary pitch correcting with autotune. That just tunes the notes slightly at certain intervals in order to get that "bagpipe/robotic effect."
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    Lil Wayne abuses Autotune to the max.
    Listen To Lolipop.
 
 
 
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