Course Correction – Are We Making Music Too Perfect?

According to industry insiders, many successful mainstream artists in most genres of music – perhaps a majority of artists – are using pitch correction. Now some in the music industry think the focus on perfection has gone too far. “Vocal tuning is contributing to the Milli Vanilli-fication of modern music. What a singer sounds like has always been manipulated and massaged by producers: The difference nowadays is that it is so easy to do – maybe too easy. ‘Pro Tools is the industry Frankenstein that’s taken over. Everything has to be exact, and I blame engineers and producers. It’s been overdone’.”