A vocoder analyses incoming sound and reproduces another sound with certain characteristics of the original sound input applied. It is wildly known to be used to create robotic voices in music. Some common vocoder-utilising artists include Kraftwerk, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Air, Eiffel 65, Imogen Heap and Daft Punk. Edit this Artist photo: Solvent

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  • Ayavaron

    Daft Punk mostly uses talk boxes. These are very similar to vocoders in terms of effect but they use a different set up to achieve it. Talk boxes have a major advantage over vocoders though. Because they use the human mouth to modulate the signal, it's much easier to enunciate with a talk box and thus the resulting vocals are usually a lot clearer.

    April 2013
  • gabrieldeluxe

    Eiffel 65?

    August 2011
  • misanthroptk

    Daft Punk does not use Auto Tune, or at least not more than they Vocode

    November 2010
  • adidaskiller

    Daft Punk use

    June 2010
  • gejm

    Why is Daft Punk not here? :P

    April 2010
  • tangerman

    Great tag!

    September 2009
  • Radioface13

    ...Bon Iver doesnt use a vocoder. He uses Auto-Tune.

    February 2009
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