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BBC News – Tech Know: Auto-Tune the News and music shreds

Millions of people follow the Gregory Brothers videos in which interviews by politicians and news makers’ voices are electronically altered to make them sing. Auto-Tune the News has featured President Obama, congressmen and even the brother of an alleged sexual assault victim.

While they try to make music where it is rarely found, others are using technology to destroy musical performances.

Ellie Gibson meets the musicians behind shreds – accomplished performances that have been destroyed – and the family who Auto-Tune the News.

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Strange Random News Quote:

I would not know how I am supposed to feel about many stories if not for the fact that the TV news personalities make sad faces for sad stories and happy faces for happy stories.  – Dave Barry

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