There was a time when musicians who used that pitch-correcting Auto-Tune program did so with a certain degree of shame. They were, after all, admitting they needed a computer to help them sing. That was then. Now, everyone from Kanye West to Daft Punk is proudly employing Auto-Tune as an instrument, to achieve that robot-in-an-echo-chamber effect. Pushing things to the next level of absurdity: “Auto-Tune the News,” a series of videos that take hot-button stories (Somali pirates, gay marriage, melting glaciers) and, well, Auto-Tune them. Anything that makes Joe Biden sound like T-Pain is worth a look.
Find it at… www.youtube.com/watch?v=bduQaCRkgg4