We have already established that music apps can be brutal in the heavy metal sense of the term, but nothing prepared us for the brutality of an app that “destroys” pop music, including that of teen pop sensation Justin Bieber, by turning the vocals into a death metal-style growl.
Happily, you can hear the havoc it wrought on Bieber’s “Baby” in the audio clip below. It is quite brutal indeed — especially the part about “baby, baby, baby, aaaaah.”
First the official description:
Do you hate Justin Bieber or pop music in general? Here is your chance at revenge! This hack takes an audio file, it extracts the voice and manipulates it using our algorithm. There are two levels of “brutalness”: light and ‘dead’ly. The output voice can be inserted to the original instrumental part or either the instrumental part from a real death metal piece.
And here, at last, is the delightful result of this little slice of music app mayhem:
4/26 Update: The team behind this has now brutalized a Taylor Swift song too: