Have you heard the conspiracy theory that Nicki Minaj songs are just Jay-Z pitched up?

Pitch Shifting in Music: From Chipmunks to Kanye Sound Field

Premiered April 25, 2019
Pitch Shifting in Music: From Chipmunks to Kanye

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.

About the Program

Sound Field

LA Buckner and Nahre Sol are accomplished musicians and music teachers exploring the music theory, production, history and culture behind our favorite songs and musical styles.

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