[LAU] LAM: A new work in progress.. (Julien Claassen)

fls at rendera.com.br fls at rendera.com.br
Sat Jan 12 22:58:11 UTC 2013

> On Fri, 2013-01-11 at 16:20 -0200, fls at rendera.com.br wrote:
>> Hi Julien and folks
>> There is an old trick to help to "tune" vocals. You replicate your vocal
>> track twice. In one of the copies you add a LADSPA Rubberband pitchshift
>> with +5% and to the other you add the same plugin with -5%. Mix these
>> untunned channels with a low volume, like 20% of the original one.
>> How this workaround help? Once that you try to reach a note, you have 3
>> chances to it. Our earing will listen only the right one. Normally 5% of
>> pitchshifting is enought to correct small mistakes. Take care to not put
>> the replicas too loud.
> Ouch! The above will cause some kind of chorus effect that isn't wanted
> for every song, perhaps
> http://kokkinizita.linuxaudio.org/linuxaudio/zita-at1-doc/quickguide.html
> does work, I don't use auto-tuners myself, so I don't know. However,
> this might be a case when auto-tune is useful, I didn't listen to the
> recording.
> Hth,
> Ralf

Hi Ralf

Yes, it causes a chorus effect and a kind of soft vocal effect. I agree,
it isn't wanted for every song. I use to call it Paul McCartney vocal...



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