AI autotune makes your terrible karaoke singing more tolerable

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2194074-ai-autotune-makes-your-terrible-karaoke-singing-more-tolerable/

Three people singing

A new autotune could improve karaoke performances

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While many of us enjoy a good sing-song, we’re not all as talented as Susan Boyle or Stevie Wonder.

Now you don’t have to be, as a new autotune tool can tweak your karaoke vocal performances by using notes you’ve already sung to help fill parts of the performance that are off-key.

Normally, autotune snaps all out-of-tune notes into the perfect pitch. While this eases the strain on the listener’s ears, it can sometimes sound robotic.

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