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World-Renowned Plug-In Responds to Concerns About Its Health

(Scotts Valley, CA, June 30, 2009) -- Antares Audio Technologies today thanked the fans of their professional world-standard Auto-Tune pitch correction plug-in for their outpouring of concern and good wishes in the face of reports of the plug-in's untimely death.

The concerns first surfaced in early June when Jay-Z released his song, D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune) and dominated hip-hop comment on Twitter for a day or so (sample tweet: "I hope no VSTs get their limos shot up over this."). In a subsequent interview, Jay-Z told a Chicago radio station that it was hearing the Auto-Tune Vocal Effect used in a Wendy's commercial that convinced him that the moment of death had arrived. And now this week has seen the release of the D.O.A. music video complete with slow-motion exploding Auto-Tune boxes.

To set the record straight, we went straight to the source. And the response was unequivocal:

Antares Audio Technologies

Antares Audio Technologies is the worldwide leader in the development of unique vocal processing tools. Having revolutionized vocal production with the ground-breaking Auto-Tune pitch correction technology, Antares is committed to providing producers, engineers, sound designers and musicians with powerful, innovative, easy-to-use tools for enhancing and manipulating the human voice.

Antares Audio Technologies is located at 231 Technology Circle, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. Email: info@antarestech.com  Web:www.antarestech.com