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Weird Al Yankovic Explains Auto-Tune (VIDEO)

Auto-tune, the oft-judged process that allows singers to perform with perfect pitch despite not being able to sing, has always been a little confusing. How did it go from a hidden process meant to hide the terrible voices of beautiful pop stars to a technique that blatantly distorts the voice for the sake of parody? You have questions, Weird Al has answers. The satiric singer explained the process and history for the Rocket Boom audience this week, and while he gives it due respect, one can tell these nouveau song parodies irk him.

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