tone-deaf


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tone-deaf

unable to distinguish subtle differences in musical pitch
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The mic is popular with musicians, but even tone-deaf journalists can use it for recording speeches, interviews, or any other source that can be recorded on the go.
And it proved to even the most jaded viewer that even after years of watching shows like Pop Idol and The X Factor, you still can't tell the tone-deaf wannabes from the genuine talents purely on appearance alone.
Will any of them impress and, more amusingly, will any tone-deaf deluded types appear?
as if you pulled out all the stops, only to find me tone-deaf, and
If so, that kind of tone-deaf complacency could do the damage to the conservative new media that 10 years of Republican governance couldn't.
Hosted by husband and wife team Vernon Kay and Tess Daly, it promises to throw up a few tone-deaf turkeys and maybe a couple of hidden talents.
My 5-year-old giggled aloud at the silly premise of a tone-deaf and rhythmically challenged bird, Igor, who sets out in search of music lessons.
Dawn Chorus doesn't bring lovely melodies to his beak, however: it turns out Igor is tone-deaf.
Despite his own experiments with satire, he discovers he is tone-deaf when it comes to Chabon's tale ("I had been fooled").
Finally tone-deaf Candy - who you'll recognise as Joanna Page from Love Actually - is not only flaky, but is convinced she'll one day win Pop Idol.