American Idol has ruined the country. Now everyone thinks they are the next Carrie Underwood, despite the fact that they have the pitch and charisma of Ben Stein. I am guilty of the same misconception, which my fiance is more than happy to inform me of every time I start belting out a tune that far exceeds my range and register. Thankfully someone decided to help the world learn what terrible vocalists they really are, by introducing the new app Passaggio.
In the simplest terms, the tool is designed to help you visualize the pitches that are being belted out as actual notes. Drilling down, users will be able to glean details about their pitch and intonation, all from the easy to read interface. Aspiring musicians should definitely give this a look before their next run by Randy Jackson and crew. In the end it might just save you from international shame and a lifetime of potential ridicule.
Trust us, you don’t want to end up like this poor guy: