on-key


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Adj.1.on-key - in tuneon-key - in tune; accurate in pitch; "a true note"
harmonious - musically pleasing
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This proprietary feature makes the user become a better singer by teaching them how to sing on-key. It also provides detailed scores on four areas -- Key/ Rhythm, Vibrato, Upband and Downband, indicating potential areas for improvement.
This proprietary feature makes you become a better singer by teaching you how to sing on-key. It also provides detailed scores on 4 areas - Key/Rhythm, Vibrato, Upband and Downband, indicating potential areas for improvement.
There is hardly any choreography to speak of -- in one number Byrne just sways back and forth as the camera flies overhead grandiosely as though this was a Busby Berkeley setup -- and the singing, across the board, is on-key mediocrity, even though the auto tuning does its best to obscure everyone's natural sound.
It was an open secret on the show that Auto-Tune was used to both make contestants slightly more on-key or off-key.
But many others are noticeably more gifted in one area than the other: Elvis Costello is a skillful singer, but does not have an especially fine voice; Tanya Donnelly has a perfectly serviceable natural instrument, but has never learned how to sing reliably on-key. Maucha Adnet, a Brazilian bossa nova singer who toured with the celebrated songwriter and bandleader Antonio Carlos Jobim during the last years of his life, has a voice that is far from flawless, and yet she has learned how to harness both its strengths and its weaknesses and use them to maximum musical advantage.