DJ Steve Porter

Slap Chop Remix

Tue, 2009-05-05 15:19 -- Ray

Combine an infomercial, a video editor, some electronic music and Auto-Tune and you get Rap Chop.

hat tip TechDirt

Auto-Tune is an audio processor created to correct pitch problems in vocal performances. It was popularized as a vocal effect in Cher's Believe. To protect their trade secret the song's producers initially claimed they used a vocoder to achieve this effect. Auto-Tune was developed by Andy Hildebrand who re-purposed software he had developed for seismic data exploration.

New Yorker Auto-Tune article

Time magazine Auto-Tune article

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