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Like a Song? Make It Last 800 Times Longer

We take a listen to music that's been "time-stretched" with author Tamara Palmer.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Still image from Telegenicx's time-stretched Donna Summer "I Feel Love" video

Donna Summer's "I Feel Love" has gotten the treatment. So has Justin Bieber's "U Smile." And David Bowie's "Heroes." Those are just a few examples of songs that have been time-stretched by various producers and remix artists -- meaning that they've been lengthened (sometimes a lot) without any changes in pitch. 

We take a listen to some examples of time-stretched music with author Tamara Palmer and producer TelegenicX, and hear about the history of the technique. 

Other examples of music that has been time-stretched:

Guests:

Tamara Palmer

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