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  1. jX

    jX Guest

    Hey guys been a while but i'm trying to get back on track with my music..

    So here's a question.

    I need something to help with some minor pitching that may occur and to get a cleaner tone in the singing.

    Some pitch correction never hurts a track i guess :)

    So, if i am thinking of recording in the home studio should i go for Auto tune or melodyne? which of the software pitch corrections are the better for the money?

    And furthermore are the hardware counterparts better than the software versions and should i check into those perhaps more?

    Whats your take on it?

  2. David French

    David French Well-Known Member

    Jun 19, 2002
    Go with Melodyne Uno. It's better and cheaper than Auto-Tune. I haven't touched Auto-Tune since I started using Melodyne.
  3. jX

    jX Guest

    so you would also recommend software above hardware or?

    Whats the pros cons of hardware vs software?
  4. sheet

    sheet Well-Known Member

    May 28, 2003
    Kansas City, KS
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    The hardware runs the software. The hardware is mobile, and in the case of Autotune, does not give you the GUI, which is essential.

    I would recommend the Waves Tune and the Melodyne stuff.

    As far as tone goes, you need to work on the voice. Ideally you would work on the voice for pitch as well, but we are now a fake, lazy society, accepting of no-talent-having, lip sync'd performances.
  5. jX

    jX Guest

    :) Yeah, i've been too lazy to do my vocal practices :(
    But i'm not a bad singer, i just need to get my s**t together and improve but this will atleast help to make it sound more smooth to get a 'perfect' sounding take for demo's etc...

    But thanks for the input.

    I've never heard of waves tune before. Just looked at their homepage seemed good.

    Okay i've done some research and i think i'm going for Melodyne.
    Which one should i go for?

    Melodyne Uno or Melodyne Plugin
  6. Robak

    Robak Active Member

    Mar 10, 2006
    Go for Melodyne Plugin. I did and I'm happy with it. It works just like ordinary plugin but you need to transfer your track to it. It will save you lots of time if you work with a host like Cubase/Logic...
  7. jX

    jX Guest

    Ye i just read up on that Thx i will go for the melodyne plugin.

    thx to the others that replied and this thread is now over :D
  8. multoc

    multoc Active Member

    Jun 18, 2005
    I've checked out a demo of it, i don't really like it I can't understand how to make anything work and the Manual wasn't much help......any tips?
  9. reginald

    reginald Guest

    Why not just focus on improving ur vocals another trick is to use abit of reverb on headphones while recording. it really helps to pitch

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