Vocal tuning (metering, not autotuning)?

Asked by: Liz Guzman

What is autotuning in songs?

Auto-Tune uses a proprietary device to measure and alter pitch in vocal and instrumental music recording and performances. Auto-Tune was originally intended to disguise or correct off-key inaccuracies, allowing vocal tracks to be perfectly tuned despite originally being slightly off-pitch.

How do you do autotuning?

How to use AutoTune?

  1. Choose Input type.
  2. Find your Key and Scale.
  3. Choose between Auto and Graph mode.
  4. Play with Formant and Throat.
  5. Don’t change Transpose.
  6. Use Detune if you have a different reference pitch.
  7. Set up your Tracking.
  8. Choose Retune speed for your recording.

What is humanize in Auto-Tune?

Humanize applies a slower Retune Speed only during the sustained portion of longer notes, making the overall performance sound both in tune and natural. Start by setting Humanize to zero and adjust the Retune Speed until the shortest problem notes in the performance are in tune.

What is vocal tuning?

At the most basic level, vocal tuning relies on a form of “phase vocoding.” A vocoder analyzes the amplitude of frequencies in a voice and determines the overall “shape” of a vocalist. The shape then controls a set of filters in the vocoder which are applied to an alternate signal.

Does BTS use Autotune live?

However, some fans got their hands on a video of the group’s performance and decided to strip away all the autotune, and they were pleasantly surprised to discover that BTS were hitting almost all their notes perfectly without all the tricks and production! No need to autotune here, just pure talent!

Does Mariah Carey use autotune?

Mariah Carey’s botched New Year’s Eve performance

We all know that many stars use and abuse autotune but an incredible new video shows that there’s far more to it than that and proves that the most tone deaf wannabee can be turned into a great singer.

How do you use vocal tunes?

Example we'll add vocal tune to the vocal track and start by using the correction. Amount knob to change how much we want the vocal to be corrected.

How long is vocal tuning?

Depending on the severity of tuning issues you can easily spend a couple of hours tuning vocals for a 5-minute song.

Do professional singers use autotune?

Live Pitch Correction

Many artists will rely on Auto-Tune and other pitch-correction tools in the studio, but the technology has advanced enough where singers can use it in concert, too.

Who is the king of autotune?

#1: T-Pain

Dubbed the king of Auto-Tune, R&B singer and rapper T-Pain inspired many pop artists to meddle with vocal synthesizers. He reintroduced Auto-Tune as a vocal effect in pop music with his 2005 debut “Rappa Ternt Sanga,” with songs like “I’m Sprung” and “Studio Luv” using the technology as an instrument.

Is using autotune cheating?

But just incase you don’t: Auto-Tune is a pitch correction software plugin that can be used to alter and manipulate the pitch of audio as desired. Thus, if a singer sings a little flat, Auto-Tune can be used to tune it sharper and thus tune it back to pitch. Now comes the standard response: “What! That’s cheating!