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Old 6th January 2011
  #28
Here for the gear
 

With all that is being said about new technology that has seemed to help the less talented, and perhaps take the talented into a new direction I have a question about fad recording. At what point does a fad become a standard? I know it all depends on the style of music etc etc. However as an engineer I get the auto tune request a lot. I know this was brought up before, and I know my example is more based on a case by case scenario as to what the client wants. But (putting auto tune aside) when does that new trick, if you will, become a technique? And how often does the new thing turn into something that stands the test of time? I feel like many of my clients songs will say "that was recorded between 2005 and 2010". I am also very new to the field I am young and am growing every day. I'm here to learn so be kind