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Best Use of Autotune Answered

By now everyone that listens to music has probably heard (or heard of) autotune. It's been used for years to polish up pitchy vocals. Now it's more recognizable for being used on a totally different level. Autotune is the effect that T-Pain, Hellogoodbye (and by now, way to many others) use. At this point most people agree that it's way over used and just plain annoying.

I have a poll to take. What song do you think actually uses it well? What's your vote for the Best Use of Autotune in a song?

Mine is Woods, by Bon Iver.

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Gjdj3
Gjdj3

Reply 10 years ago

Epic! Haha, I love the second one. "That means the ocean"

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

Reply 10 years ago

. ROFLMAO

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PlayPatterns
PlayPatterns

10 years ago

Yeah Stevie Wonder and Kraftwerk did this years before....hope y'all realize - lookup "Stevie Wonder sesame street" or "trans europe express" on youtube.

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lemonie
lemonie

10 years ago

Otherwise known as a Vocoder? L

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Gjdj3
Gjdj3

Reply 10 years ago

Yeah, Vocoder and Autotune are the same.

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lemonie
lemonie

Reply 10 years ago

I hated that Cher thing... L

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crapflinger
crapflinger

Reply 10 years ago

i was going to mention that...i find it funny that the people using autotune now to INTENTIONALLY create what was an accident for cher don't really give her credit for making their music that much more annoying

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Gjdj3
Gjdj3

Reply 10 years ago

Haha, it can be very good or very bad.

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

10 years ago

. I don't know if he used Autotune/Vocoder, but Peter Frampton1 (eg, Do You Feel Like I Do and this) did/does some interesting stuff with vocal effects.

1 Great live performer, but, IMNSHO, most of his studio stuff sucks.

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CameronSS
CameronSS

Reply 10 years ago

He used a talkbox for most of that, if he ever used a vocoder as well, I don't know.