Where is Live Show Auto-Tune When You Need it? Has the whole world gone deaf?

Rhianna video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbpJQhowiyo Is she the "only girl in the world" who cannot sing live in tune?  EVIDENTLY NOT!!! Yesterday, I happened to catch a kids show called "Next Star". It is formatted the same way as the Canadian Idol used to be, or for that matter, American Idol is. There are judges and there …

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Vocally Speaking, Internal Auto-Tune What does that mean?

Nowadays, almost every artist and especially 'so called' artist in the recording studio using auto-tune and, or a more modern version of it,  Melodine. What's that, the not so musically experienced reader may ask? That is the computer software which is designed to correct pitch for semi tone-deaf "artists". Many years ago, I received a …

“The Voice” What does it entail? ” All Talents, All Voices, All Looks, All Walks of Life The purpose…?

“The voice” is a new television show which at a glance has a very commendable purpose. The Judges are trying to find the true vocal talent independently of age, looks, and even performance skills. WOW! I first exclaimed! “My prayers were answered” I thought. The whole thing is about the voice and the voice only! …

American Idol Part II – Stop Fireworks and African Dance Safari PLEASE START SINGING!!!

As I mentioned in my previous blog, at the beginning of this season of American Idol, I thought it would be stronger then ever. At least the auditions did suggest that finally the judges chose the top American singers to compete amongst each other. As the show progressed to the top 12, not only their …