Alright I know how to solve this problem of Autotune® that is tearing this great nation apart. How about we do some songs with autotune and some without? Go ahead, call me crazy, because this is the same jibber jabber that comes from the same part of my brain that believes Dallas and Guadalajara are both cities in Texico. Like Austin. Which as soon as we have the technology will be transplanted to Eastern Oregon where it belongs.
This is one of the greatest songs without autotune. Ever.
I went to the beach with a couple of my old friends from high school. Time moves very slowly at the beach and there’s not much to do. Or rather time moves slowly anywhere when there’s not much to do. Yes that’s the Goonies rock. We used to call it Haystack Rock.
So of course we watched a couple movies: Team America and Spinal Tap. You could read my review of Team America but I’ll save you the time… TEAM AMERICA IS THE FUNNIEST MOVIE I HAVE EVER SEEN IN MY LIFE.
Now, Spinal Tap on the other hand is not funny at all. It’s very serious. Very real. It also got me thinkin about my time spent in the industry. I did so much bitching about it when i was on Capitol Records but really, the first group of people there were amazing. And I miss it’s ability to get art into the world.
For example, these were people who got very good at their own little tweaker things. This can only really be done alone, without the immediate rewards of applause or even a big pat on the back. Generally in teenage bedrooms. Here are three examples from my alma mater: