Sound Field

Pitch Shifting in Music: From Chipmunks to Kanye

Season 1 Episode 7 | 8m 54s | Video has closed captioning.

Have you heard the conspiracy theory that Nicki Minaj songs are just Jay-Z pitched up? Well that may not be true, but changing the pitch of their songs can create a hilarious effect. LA Buckner and Nahre Sol explore the history of how pitch shifting has been used in music for artistic results, from Alvin and the Chipmunks to T-pain.

Aired: 04/25/19

Rating: NR


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