The Auto-Tune Blog

Exclusive Auto-Tune Interview: Sylvia Massy Speaks at The NAMM Show 2022

NAMM Interview: Superproducer Che Pope’s Timeless Wisdom and Flawless Ear

The NAMM Show 2022 Wrap-up!

Introducing the new Auto-Tune Vocal EQ

Find the Best Mix With J Chris Griffin!

This Riot is Real: Virtual Riot on Making Dubstep and Bass Music with Auto-Tune

Durante: From Piano Lessons to 10M Streams

Auto-Tune Exclusive Interview with Benn Jordan (The Flashbulb)

Auto-Tune Goes To The GRAMMYS!

Blessed Beats and Sacred Songs ↑%

Kuk Harrell Cracks the Code

Auto-Tune Unlimited Gets Clean With Auto-Tune SoundSoap

The Sound of Sentient Circuitry – Roman Molino Dunn Scores Netflix Sci-Fi With Auto-Tune Slice

Teezio Talks Auto-Tune

Jesse Ray Ernster Tunes The A-List

Great Moments in Vocoder History

Take A Daytrip Takes It to Ten with Antares

Pro Tools Users Are Hearing Double with Duo

Video Tutorial: Introduction to Auto-Tune Warm

The Top 7 Music Technology Milestones of the Past 100 Years

Auto-Tune Slice Doubles Content – MORE Exclusive Vocal Presets and Samples!

Auto-Key Mobile: Now Available for Android Devices!

The LA Auto-Tune Slice Launch Party – Connecting with Community

Auto-Tune Vocodist in the News

Tuning In with Che Pope

In this interview, Songwriter / Music Producer / Music Business Veteran Che Pope sits down with Antares’ Anthony Gordon to discuss his career, success, and use of Auto-Tune both as a problem-solving utility and a means of deep creative expression.

Video Tutorial: Introduction to Auto-Tune Slice

Introducing Auto-Tune Slice – The New Sampler for Creative Vocal Production

Tutorial: Introduction to Auto-Tune Vocodist

Introducing Auto-Key Mobile

Auto-Tune Unlimited Now Compatible with macOS Big Sur

Tutorial: How to Create Hard Tuned Vocals for Hip Hop

Tutorial: Introduction to Mic Mod

Win a $30,000 Dream Studio and Other Great Prizes – Announcing the 2021 Global Producer Challenge Beat Battle

Tutorial: Introduction to Auto-Tune Hybrid

Tutorial: Introduction to Auto-Tune Pro: Automatic Mode

Tutorial: Introduction to Harmony Engine

Vide Tutorial: Introduction to Auto-Tune Punch Vocal Effect Plug-In

Tutorial: Introduction to Mutator with Wavy Wayne

Tutorial: Introduction to Choir with Wavy Wayne

Tutorial: Introduction to Duo with Wavy Wayne

Video Tutorial: Introduction to Auto-Tune Aspire Vocal Effect Plug-In

Tutorial: Introduction to Auto-Tune Artist

Tutorial: Introduction to Auto-Tune EFX+

Tutorial: How to Use Mutator for Vocal Synth Textures

Roman Molino Dunn (a.k.a. Electropoint): Living in the Best of Both Worlds

Video Tutorial: Introduction to Articulator Vocal Effect Plug-In

Tutorial: Introduction to Auto-Key, the Scale and Key Detection Plug-In

Tutorial: Introduction to Auto-Tune Access – Auto-Tune Made Simple

4 Tips For Musicians While Social Distancing

2020 has been tough on everyone, but musicians are faced with a unique set of challenges. Live shows have been cancelled, venues shut down, and tours put on indefinite hold.

Seeing With Your Ears: Making Music Production Accessible for the Visually Impaired

When visually impaired producer Jason Dasent began his recording career over 25 years ago, the concept of “accessibility” was still in its infancy.

Producer Steve Fisk on Mixing with Mic Mod

I was in Kansas City, MO recording the recent Rabarbaro album by The Sexy Accident at Westend Recording Studios. I’ve produced several records for them and every few years we go to Westend…

Harmony Engine: A Vocal Harmonizer Tutorial

Turn a single voice into a 32-piece choir with Harmony Engine: the real-time harmony generating plug-in that lets you produce harmony arrangements from a single vocal or monophonic instrument track.

Introducing Auto-Tune Unlimited

We’re thrilled to announce the launch of Auto-Tune Unlimited: our first-ever subscription offering that gives producers, engineers, and artists everything you need to produce vocals without limits.

Antares: Pitch Shifting & Vocal Tract Modeling

Pitch shifting vocals has become a normal and accepted part of music-making, but it wasn’t always so easy to accomplish.

Control Vocal Breathiness with Aspire

Vocal breathiness can be tricky for a singer to dial in through a performance alone. Aspire let’s you modify the qualities of breath on a vocal—without affecting the harmonic elements of the performance.

Sybil: Tame Sibilance with the Ultimate De-esser Plug-in

Sybil makes it quick and easy to reduce sibilance—without affecting the other characteristics of a performance. Learn how this pro de-esser plug-in can remove unwanted hiss from your tracks.

Mutator: The Sound Design Tool for Creative Effects

Mutator is the sound design tool for creating otherworldly voices like aliens, monsters, robots and more. Learn how Mutator can help youproduce vocals that are out of this world.

Using Our Articulator Plug-in for a Classic Talkbox Effect

First heard on 1970’s recordings, the talkbox effect was pioneered by classic artists like Zapp and Peter Frampton, and still embraced by modern acts such as Chromeo.

Using Auto-Tune Choir to Create Choir Sound Effects

No two two voices are exactly alike. Even the world’s best trained singers, within the same range, won’t sound exactly the same.

Mic Mod: Recreating the Magic of Vintage Microphones

What is it that makes vintage microphones sound good to our ears? Learn about the science behind microphones, and how Mic Mod can turn the mics you own into the mics you wish you owned.

Duo: Delivering Depth with Doubled Vocals

Doubled vocals are one of the most effective ways to add depth to your tracks. Learn how Duo can help you create natural-sounding doubled vocals, or wild creative effects.

Warm: How to Get Tube Saturation in a Digital World

Learn how to get the classic, warm sounds of tube saturation in a digital recording environment with the Warm plug-in. It’s the best tube saturation emulation available—brought to you by the creators of Auto-Tune.

Creating Knockout Vocal Mixes with Punch

Have you ever been working on vocal mixes and something wasn’t quite right, but you just couldn’t put your finger on what was wrong?

Live Music Streaming, Producer Beat Battles and New Music Opportunities

Learn how live music streaming, producer beat battles and new music opportunities are is building community for artists, music producers, audio engineers and fans.

Getting Started with Auto-Tune and Soundtrap

Getting started with Auto-Tune and Soundtrap – online music studio complete with genuine Auto-Tune pitch correction.

Win a Free Auto-Tune Pro in the Andrew Huang 2020 Giveaway

Win a free Auto-Tune Pro or Focusrite, Arturia and other gear in Andrew Huang’s giveaway. Select “Subscribe to Antares’ mailing list” for a chance to win!

Presenting the Mix Madness 2020 Mixing Contest: Enter to To Win Free Auto-Tune and up to $5000

Think you have what it takes to mix like the pros? Here’s your chance to prove it!

Learn Music Production Online: 5 Great YouTube Channels

Every day, content creators are uploading new videos designed to educate anybody interested in recording.

How to Get Those Signature Vocal Effects with Auto-Tune

There’s a lot that you can do with Auto-Tune. From subtle pitch correction to adding liveliness to a performance, it’s a power tool for vocal production. But sometimes, what you really want is the Auto-Tune Effect.

Mixing With Dave Pensado: How to Get More Out of Auto-Tune

In the world of music production, few people have made as much of an impact as Dave Pensado.

Video de Introducción para Auto-Tune Pro

Este video enseña las características de Auto-Tune Pro, la programa de corrección tonal y efecto para la voz estándar en la industria.

Tutorial – J Chris Griffin on How to Use Auto-Motion and Auto-EFX

In this Auto Tune EFX+ tutorial, J Chris Griffin demonstrates how to use Auto-Motion and Auto-EFX to spice up a guitar track and add exciting new musical parts and effects to a song.

20 Years of Recording Sessions With SiriusXM’s Jackson MacInnis

Jackson MacInnis, Sr. Director of Studio Operations at SiriusXM, sits down with the makers of Auto-Tune to discuss 20 years of recording sessions at SiriusXM’s world-class studio facilities.

Review – MusicTech Auto-Tune EFX+ and Auto-Tune Artist

A MusicTech review of Auto-Tune EFX+ and Auto-Tune Artist. They compare and contrast Auto-Tune features and applications for both products, including the Auto-EFX multi-effects rack in Auto-Tune EFX+ and Auto-Tune Artist’s Flex-Tune and Vibrato controls.

MusicTech Nominates Auto-Tune for Gear of the Year Award

MusicTech nominates Auto-Tune for its Gear of the Year award in the “Best Software Effect/Utility” category. Vote for Auto-Tune on the MusicTech website.

Introducing Auto-Tune Realtime Access

Now UA and Antares want to help more artists experience the joy of recording with low-latency Auto-Tune performance with the new Auto-Tune Realtime Access.

Tutorial – 10 Auto-Tune Features NOBODY TELLS YOU – Reid Stefan

A great Auto-Tune tutorial video on “10 Auto-Tune Features Nobody Tells You” by Reid Stefan. Reid sheds some light on ‘hidden’ features and benefits he’s found in the Auto-Tune range of products.

2019 AES NY Wrap-Up

Auto-Tune On Tour with Future

Just as eq, reverb, and delay are an essential part of every vocal chain, Auto-Tune is a “must-have” for most artists. Read how the Future “Legendary Nights” tour leveraged Auto-Tune Artist to translate studio sounds to the stage.

Auto-Tune EFX+ Nominated for 2019 Sound On Sound Best Plug-In Award

We’re honored to have Auto-Tune EFX+ selected as a nominee for the 10th annual Sound On Sound (SOS) awards in the “Best Plug-In” category.

Introducing Auto-Tune Synergy – Real-Time Performance for the Antelope Synergy Platform

New Auto-Tune Synergy was custom-built and fine-tuned by Antares and Antelope Audio to deliver industry-standard, Auto-Tune pitch correction and effects with low latency, DSP-enabled performance on Antelope Synergy interfaces and microphones.

Jess Jackson Interview – Pensados Place

In this special episode of Pensados Place our very own Jess Jackson (accompanied by industry legend Mike Dean) sits down with Dave and Herb discussing a wide range of topics including his humble beginnings in the UK.

Interview – Laura Escudé

Escudé is the founder and CEO of Electronic Creatives, a global team of producers, programmers, players, and engineers that realizes the visions of musicians wishing to elevate their stage shows.

Antares at New York AES 2019 – Auto-Tune Artists, Giveaways and More!

Antares is exhibiting in booth #406 at New York AES 2019 October 16-18th at the Javitz Center. Please come out and see us at the show if you can!

Review – Auto-Tune Artist – MusicTechHelpGuy

This MusicTechHelpGuy review of Auto-Tune Artist explains crucial Auto-Tune Artist controls including Retune Speed, Flex-Tune and Humanize. He also outlines how to Bypass notes in scale settings to allow for extra “bluesy” notes.

Review – Auto-Tune EFX+ – Sound on Sound

In this Auto-Tune EFX+ Sound on Sound review they put EFX+ through its paces both as a pitch correction plug-in and for doing more radical vocal effects.

Review – Auto-Tune Artist – Production Expert

Review – Auto-Tune EFX+ – Asher Postman

The Asher Postman Auto-Tune EFX+ review rates Auto-Tune EFX+ as “very cool” and “a super simple Auto-Tune and sounds amazing obviously.” A nice video that shows-off this version of Auto-Tune in FL Studio.

Review – Auto-Tune EFX+ – DillioT2K

In this DillioT2K Auto-Tune EFX+ review he concludes that Auto-Tune EFX+ is “Definitely a worthy investment and I will be using this plugin for years to come” and “I like it better than Waves Real Time Tune.”

Review – Auto-Tune EFX+ Walkthrough – I’m A Music Mogul

This I’m A Music Mogul Auto-Tune EFX+ walkthrough – review video takes your through using Auto-Tune EFX+ in Logic Pro X for pitch correction and the Auto-Tune effect.

Reid Stefan Reviews The Best Auto-Tune for Vocals

Reid Stefan, the “realest puppet in the game”, takes you through all the 2019 Auto-Tune versions and gives you his choice of the best Auto-Tune for vocals.

Review – Auto-Tune Artist – La Machine à Mixer

La Machine à Mixer a pour but de vous aider à tirer le meilleur parti du potentiel de votre home studio en vous donnant des conseils sur le mixage, le mastering et tout ce qui peut affecter la qualité de vos productions. Dans cette capsule, La Machine à Mixer, nous présentons les fonctions du nouveau plug-in Autotune “Artist” d’Antares!

MusicRadar Auto-Tune Artist Announcement “here to make your live performances pitch perfect”

This MusicRadar Auto-Tune Artist announcement by Ben Rogerson declares “Auto-Tune Artist is here to make your live performances pitch perfect”.

Bon Iver brings their studio sound to the stage for new “i,i” tour

Bon Iver brings their studio sound to the stage for their “i,i” tour with Auto-Tune and Harmony Engine.

Antares Announces Auto-Tune Artist – Next-Generation Upgrade of Auto-Tune Live

Roundup – Auto-Tune EFX+ – Tips and Tricks

This informative article includes information on Auto-Tune EFX+ and links to Auto-Tune EFX+ tips and tricks from Ask Audio, and Roomie Official.

Tutorial – Auto-Tune Pro – How to Get the Auto-Tune 5 Sound Using Classic Mode

Get the Auto-Tune 5 sound used on countless hits with Auto-Tune Classic Mode in Auto-Tune Pro and Auto-Tune Artist. Senior Product Specialist Henrik Bridger breaks it down for us in this step-by-step video tutorial on how to use Classic Mode.

Tutorial – Activating Software with Antares Central

This Activating Software with Antares Central video covers how to get your plug-in activated using the WIBU Codemeter software protection used in all new versions of Auto-Tune. Hardware keys are no longer required to activate. Learn how with this step by step video walking you through Antares Central.

Tutorial – Auto-Key – Analyzing Key & Scale

In this how-to video, we show you the easiest way to detect key and scale of any audio file using Antares Auto-Key. This plug-in for all major DAWs effortlessly analyzes the key & scale of any audio file and sends that information to all instances of Auto-Tune in your DAW at the touch of a button.

Auto-Tune & Vocoder – We explain the difference between these two popular effects.

To the casual listener, vocoder and Auto-Tune effects sound similar, and the terms are often interchanged when describing the iconic “robotic voice” sounds that have shaped pop music over the decades. But while both effects modulate your voice, the technologies behind them are completely different.

Michael Ashby

Michael Ashby has made a fast but steady ascension into the rarefied world of go-to vocal producer and recording engineer by merging art and discipline with industry acumen. Ashby was exploring bold sound frontiers years before graduating from New York’s SAE Institute and founding Krematorium Studio in Elmont, NY.

Antares Auto-Tune Arm Implant

Rapper Nessly gets Auto-Tune arm implant and gets Auto-Tune everywhere. Real? Maybe not.

Willie Linton

Read about Willie Linton running Auto-Tune for live shows with the Post Malone tour. Whether playing Coachella or at rehearsals creating track playback systems at Vybe Chyle, Inc. (Beyoncé, Ciara, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez, Ne-Yo, Bryson Tiller, TLC, and T.I.) – Willie finds the way to bring the studio to the stage.

Test d’Auto-Tune Pro, Access et Key : le leader de la correction vocale étoffe son offre

L’éditeur Antares propose depuis peu une version Pro de son logiciel phare de correction vocale, Auto-Tune, qui se voit épaulée par une version Access allégée, et un outil de détection automatique de la tonalité.

Auto-Tune Access at Winter NAMM 2019

Itamar Gov-Ari of Antares shows Dale Pro Audio the new affordable Auto-Tune Access plug-in at the 2019 Winter NAMM show.

NAMM 2019: How to use Auto Tune Access

Itamar of Antares Audio gives VisionQuest an Auto-Tune Access demo at NAMM 2019 and outlines some basic Auto-Tune features.

NAMM 2019: Plugin Boutique Auto-Tune Access Demo

In this video, Itamar Gov-Ari shows Plugin Boutique the power of the all new entry level version of Auto-Tune by Antares, Auto-Tune Access! Auto-Tune Access is the easiest and most affordable way to start using Auto-Tune. It delivers the core Auto-Tune features with a simple and intuitive interface.

The Verge on Auto-Tune Access

I admit that, before arriving at the NAMM show this week, I didn’t know that Auto-Tune was an actual brand. Like most people, I knew of it as a generic term to describe pop music producers making their singers’ voices sound more pristine and angelic.

NAMM 2019: Antares brings Auto-Tune to the masses with Auto-Tune Access and Auto-Key

At NAMM 2019, developer Antares has helped bring Auto-Tune to the masses with the Auto-Tune Access plug-in. Auto-Tune Access and Auto-Key are meant to make their legendary vocal production plug-ins more accessible to budding artists and producers.

Review – Auto-Tune Pro – Ask Audio

This Ask.Audio Auto-Tune Pro Review by Matt Hepworth tells us “Auto-Tune has been the long-established standard in pitch correction. But what does it offer that built-in DAW tools don’t”? In this article Matt digs in to answer that question.

The Raw, Rushed Making of 808s and Heartbreak – Kanye West’s Most Influential Album

Hear about the making of 808s and Heartbreaks by Kanye West. Key collaborator Jeff Bhasker says “We put the Auto-Tune on so he could do it live, and when he had that, it was like Christmas, you know? Because now all of a sudden he could play an instrument.”

The Mischke Interview

In this Mischke interview he talks about his musical influences, vocal production techniques, Auto-Tune, vocal signal chain and provides some music industry advice. Top vocal producer Mischke has worked with Michael Jackson, El DeBarge, Britney Spears, Austin Mahone and numerous other vocalists.

Patrizio Pigliapoco

In this Patrizio Pigliapoco interview he talks about producing, mixing, and arranging for Juicy J, Fergie, Prince Royce, and Little Dickie and his current work with Chris Brown. Learn about his ability to understand and deliver what an artist wants and needs without ever having to ask for it.

Cher’s ‘Believe’ and the Auto-Tune Effect

Cher’s ‘Believe’ was the first song to bring the sound of pitch-corrected vocals into the mainstream. Here’s how that happened, and what’s happened since.

Mike Dean on his approach to producing for Travis Scott and Kanye West

Legendary engineer and producer Mike Dean on producing Travis Scott and Kanye West and the musicality of rap.

Review – Auto-Tune Pro – Sound On Sound

In this Sound On Sound Auto‑Tune Pro review author Paul White concludes that “Auto-Tune Pro benefits from a clearer interface, some fine-tuning to the pitch engine and the addition of a Classic mode”.

How Auto-Tune Revolutionized the Sound of Popular Music

Review – Auto-Tune Pro – Electronic Musician

Mike Levine’s Auto-Tune Pro review for Electronic Musician covers the many ways the plug-in can be used for vocal tuning. Auto Mode real-time pitch correction, Graphic Mode graphic pitch correction, Classic Mode for the Auto-Tune 5 sound, ARA support and Auto-Key functionality are all featured.

Swamp Dogg

Review – Auto-Tune Pro & Auto-Key – Sean Devine

This complete Sean Divine Auto-Tune Pro review takes you through new Auto-Tune Pro features and how the Auto-Key plugin works with Auto-Tune.

Ryan Shanahan

The sneaky power of Travis Scott’s voice

Author Lauren Levy article in The Fader on “The sneaky power of Travis Scott’s voice” outlines how the Travis Scott vocal sound is carefully crafted as a unique, perceptible voice and not be a direct reflection of his own voice. It’s part of a bigger music production style and artistic vision.

Reid Stefan 2019 Comparison – Auto-Tune Plug-In Versions and Differences

Reid Stefan created a video to compare the 2019 Auto-Tune plug-in versions. Here he looks at Auto-Tune feature differences, compares Auto-Tune sounds, and chooses his favorites based on music production needs.

Jeff Rona

If you’ve spent any time enjoying movies, television, or videogames, chances are you’ve heard Jeff Rona’s music. The award-winning composer and instrumentalist has crafted scores for hundreds of blockbuster titles.

Jacquire King

In this Jacquire King interview by Sarah Jones, she speaks with the Grammy-winning producer/engineer about his love of music, his history in the recording business and the use of music technology to capture the best musical performances.

Tutorial – How To Hide Your Auto-Tune – Reid Stefan

Review – Auto-Tune Pro – MusicRadar

This MusicRadar Auto-Tune Pro Review highlights superb real-time pitch correction, Graph Mode for graphic pitch editing, low-latency monitoring for live Auto-Tune pitch correction and vocal effects and the Auto-Tune 5 Classic algorithm.

Tutorial – Vocal Tuning with Auto-Tune Pro – MusicTechHelpGuy

Bobby Crown

Bobby Crown is one of the most sought-after live engineers on the rap and hip hop scene. We met up when he was on the Future tour translating the studio Future vocal sound to the stage. Bobby is an expert in what it takes to use Auto-Tune live.

Tutorial – Auto-Tune Pro Pitch Correction – Plugin Boutique

This Plugin Boutique Auto-Tune Pro Vocal Pitch Correction tutorial by Joshua Casper covers using Auto-Tune Pro features for getting natural, real time pitch correction.