Mechanical song


Machine's voices steal, returning accuracy unreal

Can't know if the show is actual or no

Imperfections, are not the goal, but give music its soul

From analog to digital sound loss, not original

Pitch correction is the direction

Consternation with reverberation

Special effects is what one expects

Lip sync rinky-dink no one detects

No concern about quality only frivolity without defects

No technique so to speak, just the beat

Tiny speakers but do they match your sneakers?

Sound quality devoid, am I the only one annoyed?

Sound engineer larceny overlaid harmony

auto-tune leaves the listener immune

to a song that is just plain wrong

songs today not the same as yesterday

  • Author: sorenbarrett (Offline Offline)
  • Published: May 18th, 2024 15:10
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  • Poetic Dan

    Fantastic write (a bit hard for me in that style)

    Although this maybe true many musicians do not and the soulful sound of their voices far out way those that auto tune! Just need to know where to look.

    Again. Fantastic flow! Keep up the write
    Much peace and respect

    • sorenbarrett

      Thank you so much for the read and most generous words of encouragement. They are most appreciated. Yes you are right there are a few that hold out but it is the industry that often makes the choice even after the artist is dead and gone.

    • Mutley Ravishes

      They can try it on
      But the future ain’t cylon!
      A trillion calculations a second is fast
      Still living in the past

      • sorenbarrett

        Thanks for the review and comment it is most appreciated

      • Mason Vollman

        So true, even worship songs aren't the same today, as they were yesterday, Good write Soren!

        • sorenbarrett

          Thanks for the read and words of understanding they are appreciated

        • 2781

          I don't think you can beat acoustic.

          • sorenbarrett

            Thanks for the read and comment acoustic or electric altered sound is not real to me.

          • Goldfinch60

            Such true words soren, it is so good to hear proper music played in the notes the artist gives us.
            In jazz there is never a wrong note as it is the note you wanted to play at that time!


            • sorenbarrett

              Thanks so much Andy for the read and encouragement. My love of music is enhanced by trying to play it on multiple instruments and sing it on a sorry instrument so I know how hard it is to make good music and how gifted and dedicated one must be to produce it. To have all this dismissed by a generation without appreciation on speakers that sound like it was played on a pie tin upsets me.

            • orchidee

              Are my songs today not the same as yesterday - me singing, that is. Or was my singing always terrible? lol.

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