The astounding origin of Auto-Tune and its connection to the energy sector
We "Cher" the surprising provenance of the popular music plugin: the oil and gas industry
Love it or hate it, auto-tune is here to stay. The twenty-year-old technology, made famous by Cher, saves the music industry millions of dollars every year.
But where did it come from originally?
- CBC Radio's new business and economics show, Cost of Living, airs on CBC Radio One every Saturday at 11:30 a.m. (12 p.m. NT) or online anytime at CBC Listen.
CBC Edmonton's Ariel Fournier hits all the right notes as she digs into auto-tune's origin story — which has deep and surprising roots in the oil and gas industry.