Join Brian Lee White for an in-depth discussion in this video Pitch correction strategies: Achieving natural results, part of Pro Tools: Pitch Correction with Antares Auto-Tune Evo.
Many engineers and producers consider pitch correction an art form and while it takes…a while to get the hang of,…if you follow a few simple strategies and have reasonable expectations of the…results, you can develop a great workflow that takes you from tracking to…editing a solid vocal performance in less time than you think.…Remember the key is to let your ears be the guide and only treat what you feel…needs to be corrected.…Even if something looks wrong, it might not sound wrong.…An overcorrected vocal can sound just as bad as an undercorrected one.…
Let's put what we've learned together and tune as vocal performance from…scratch, using all the tool and tricks we discussed in the previous section.…So first thing I do is like to listen to the song.…(Man singing: Trouble bound?)…(Man singing: We hit the town?)…(Man singing: And I'll never forget that sound.)…Listening to it gives me a sense of how bad the source vocal is going to be and…I get a sense of the melody and the lyric and kind of start to think about what…
- Processing in automatic mode versus graphical mode
- Achieving the "T-Pain effect"
- Analyzing incoming pitch
- Modifying the scale
- Adding vibrato
- Working in graphical mode
- Using the note objects system
- Building harmonies
- Dealing with Auto-Tune latency