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Future Music|February 2021
With Melodyne 5’s release Bruce Aisher asks whether Celemony can remain top of the note-based audio editing tree
Bruce Aisher

In a world where some tracks are dominated by heavily ‘auto-tuned’ vocals as a creative genre choice, a music technology outsider might be forgiven for thinking that there is little more to be explored on this front. The truth is that, whilst there are valid ways for pushing this type of tool into robot-like territory, there are many times when the intention is for any processing to pass quietly under the radar. In other words, to provide plenty of scope for audio manipulation, but use clever scientific dexterity to make the results as natural as possible.

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