? Talking Violin ?

May 11, 2020, 5:43 PM · Is this in any way possible? It sounds like a voice-over mixed with the violin.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaTPXD87tF4

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Edited: May 11, 2020, 6:03 PM · Uff ... that's awful. I mean intolerable. Sounds like some kind of digital parlor trick, the kind of thing you can cook up in a DAW. It's too bad, too. That guy can actually play. Maybe he listened to too much Peter Frampton when he was young. I smell a "Two Set Violin" episode coming. You can still buy synthesizers with Vocoder technology.
May 11, 2020, 6:02 PM · The technology to use voice to modulate an instrument has been around for a very long time. Some performers do it in real time, but it looks like this guy has some pre-recorded lyrics to do the modulation. Here is an old video most folks have heard: https://youtu.be/f1kk0X4jmAQ?t=991
May 11, 2020, 6:36 PM · Definitely a really bad parlor trick with a DAW or vocoder or one of the automated “singing” software apps. I’ve been recording digital music for 20 years and this was horrific!
May 11, 2020, 6:39 PM · It's a vocoder. This tech had existed for a loong time.
May 11, 2020, 8:55 PM · Kreeepy
Edited: May 12, 2020, 1:00 PM · It's just some dorky violinist guy with more technique than taste and less bounce to the ounce. Here is some Zapp and Roger to clear your palate!

May 12, 2020, 7:58 PM · He changes his suit every four bars.
May 13, 2020, 8:11 AM · Hmmm... I don’t get the art..

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