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Perfect Pitch

June 2nd, 2008

Episode 46 of 447 episodes

This week, Sasha Frere-Jones writes about Auto-Tune, a pitch-correction software program used in pop music. Here Frere-Jones talks about how Auto-Tune has become a pop-music phenomenon, and demonstrates how it can transform the human voice with the help of the music producer Tom Beaujour.

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