American Idol to burst into ball of irony

March 9th, 2009 · 3 Comments

American Idol doesn’t care about singers; it cares about ratings. Quota for pointing out the obvious reached for today. So, it should surprise just about no one that a show that purports to be a singing competition would enlist a non-singer of the non-singer-est ilk in that of one Kanye West. West is certainly a […]

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Death Cab for Cutie take stand against Auto-Tune

February 10th, 2009 · Comments Off on Death Cab for Cutie take stand against Auto-Tune

While the sound of Ben Gibbard’s nasally, nerdy voice can grate on one’s nerves in high doses, I still appreciate the fact that it’s not Auto-Tuned to death. Gibbard and his Death Cab for Cutie bandmates are taking a public stance against Auto-Tune, which corrects vocal pitch problems for most major label singers. The band […]

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