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Old 11-09-2016, 07:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Jinx View Post
Wikipedia says that Chipmunk sound was created by recording at twice normal speed. However, in film, fast motion is created by recording at a slower speed and playing back at normal speed. So, by that logic, wouldn't a voice have to be recorded at a slower speed and played back at normal speed to sound like a Chipmunk? Confused.
I don't think either one is accurate. They don't exactly record it at slower speed either. What they do is:

1) Make a normal recording of a song.
2) play the recording back at double speed.
3) re-record the double speed version.

I see where they're going with "recorded at twice normal speed" but it's misleading.

The song itself has to be played at a slow pace, with every note twice normal length.