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Geoff Edgers On Art In 201005:26
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The exterior of the MFA's new Art of the Americas wing. (Courtesy of Chuck Choi)
The exterior of the MFA's new Art of the Americas wing. (Courtesy of Chuck Choi)

In 1998, Cher's "Believe" brought a strange, digitized device called Auto-Tune to the masses. Twelve years later, that sound out of some Blade Runner retro-future is everywhere from Kanye West to Bon Iver, making it difficult to distinguish between what is real and what is manufactured. While Auto-Tune is nothing new, Boston Globe arts reporter Geoff Edgers says that blurry line between art and artifice went well beyond just music this year.

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This segment aired on December 30, 2010.

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