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Make it 800% Slower

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Submitted by: Michael Branson Smith

Music producer Nick Pittsinger slowed Bieber's "U Smile" down 800% and the result was ethereal magic. Find a song to experiment with and slow it down to the point where it becomes an amazing piece of ambient music. If doing this with Audacity or any other non-linear digital editor, you'll likely have to perform multiple lengthings of the song. Be sure to pitch shift so that even though the track is longer, it doesn't become just a low pitched version (think of the sound used in a slow-mo moment of someone yelling Nooooooo).

Here are a couple of suggested task specific tools as well: http://hypermammut.sourceforge.net/paulstretch/ http://www.cornwarning.com/xfer/PaulStretch-2.2.2-OSX-10.6.dmg

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