"Vocal Plagiarism" - What's That?
Can We Finally Change the "Vocal Recipe" Which Became too Familiar to our Music Taste?
First of all, being a vocal consultant, especially for my clients, and in-studio vocal producer, I'm unable to explain to them that they don't need to autotune or melodine every vocal line, because I am present in the studio for the very reason to pull out from the artist an authentic and the best performance.
Moreover, some of them are playing the role of a song writer or co-writer with the artist and myself.
By the end of the session, I'm beginning to hear a similar tune and/or style, which is already familiar to my ear.
Verbalizing my concern with various producers, I came to the conclusion that music and "vocal plagiarism" is very much so in fashion. Their belief is that if the certain sound and style is "hot" right now and selling like "hot cakes", why not write and produce something similar, and that also will perhaps …