Singers Are Actually Doing Their Own Singing Nowadays!

Categories: Music

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Let me explain:

For years, a lot of singers have been Auto-Tuned to death, but still could never get beyond a certain level of distinction, so they'd be filtered in under a "guiding track" by a studio singer who's better at it than the star.

So when you listened to a song by "so-and-so," it was actually just so-and-so's pitch-improved voice layered under the expert vocals of an anonymous session chanteuse, forming an aural layer cake that fed you the illusion of uniformly strong musicality.

But now it's just so-and-so herself, with no other human backing!

Thanks to technology that can totally distort their voices to make them sound decent!

You see, sound-adjusting technology has gotten so advanced -- and less computerized-sounding -- that they can take the star's (often shitty) voice and make it positively stellar.

It's all thanks to an aide called Melodyne.

And a lot of stars would rather be helped by a magical application like that than by another, more talented female.

Most of them probably don't even realize what's happening anyway.

They listen to the final track and beam, "Damn, I'm good! A really natural talent."


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7 comments
Armsandlegs
Armsandlegs

too bad EVERYONE knows this and STILL go out and "buy" the records

Rabbit
Rabbit

A real singer can stand alone on a stage with nothing but a microphone. Others may be adequate singers, but seem to have to rely on spastic background dancers, blaring music, flashing lights, and a host of other diversions.

Luis
Luis

Today?? Martha Wash as eliminated from the video in the early 90s.

latenitebump
latenitebump

i thought music, today, was about how good you can look in a video not about talent. that´s why the fat girls who can sing have been totally eliminated from music.

Luis
Luis

Gotta be Britheny. Duh.

Movielover
Movielover

But Mikey said they come out sounding good!

Eva
Eva

Hmm, wonder which particular stars you're talking about. Katy Perry comes to mind.

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