Sabotage or “very silly” mistake in end track for singing of Madona in Eurovision Song Contest?

Relistening a bit on the broadcasted material of the Israelian Organisation some opinions seem to be shared.

I listened recently to the YouTube material of the performance that Madonna should have released for publishing immediately after her critisized performance. And very clear no out of tune singing of Madonna. Sound of an other performance? A rehearsal?

In the Eurovision performance Madonna sounds to be out of breath on many moments. Exactly that will be the reason that Madonna herself will have had a recorded track in sync with here singing that could have been opened when she would have made a fall, or e.g. would have missed a staircase. See the YouTube comment of some Vocal Coaches.

For some soundtechnicians it seems that the end signal on the singing has to much of an effect. Perhaps literally turned the knob to far or just the wrong way around. It seems to be indeed the autotune effect that was wrongly set.

Such an end signal can go to specific receivers. At the same time an other signal without added sound effect can have been given to e.g. a recorder of the performance. Artists will ask for a raw, clear signal of their singing on their monitors. In ear and/ or on stage. It’s of now use for better singing to hear an added effect.

It may be doubted that Madonna wanted an end mixed signal on here monitors. That makes it the more expectable that during the performance she could not have been aware of the mix-“car-accident”.

Not anybody knows that performers for the contest itself are obliged to deliver a complete sound mix for all their performing instrumentalists, supposed even their backing vocals. Maybe their is even a disaster scenario that the organisation can switch immediately to a recorded vocal track. The organisation is very cautious on technical disasters. This explaines the difficulties drummers have when camera man don’t have pity with them and show “impossible play back”. Or better: when video-editors are not concentrated enough. In sound during the performance more or less only the vocalist track can go wrong.

Madonna could not have had end “ownership” of her end-mixed-vocal-track. In the whole chain of sound delivery somewhere, somebody can put in a “disaster effect”. Different countries could even have received different mixed vocal-sound. Adding sound effects is something with regional differences. The same with use of gitar effects and amplification.

When it was indeed a wrong setting in the end mix of the vocal track. Was it on purpose? Or was it a very, very stupid mistake?

I’m very curious what Madonna can tell us.

Mossad action against Eurovision Performance Madonna explained?

Be aware of the questionmark. I only want to share some obvious things that everybody could see and could imagine. The last thing I want to happen is unnecessary feeding complot thinking.

Would the Israelian government have prepared for a damaging performance by Madonna? Does Madonna have a track record of being stubborn and politically engaged? Only on the first question I give a guessed answer: Yes of course.

What means does the government (of a state in war since Worldwar II) have? Of course: it’s intelligence service, Mossad. All obvious.

Aim: “kill the character” of Madonna before she can make a statement. Giving Madonna the idea she keeps in control of everything. As a professional she knows a lot of common daily affairs during a complex performance.

As directors and sound engineers will know. Perhaps one thing is more dramatic and disturbing than singing out of pitch: singing not in time.

Madonna seemed to have difficulty to reach the end of text lines. As a professional she skipped ends of lines to be in time for next lines. Bad heath condition? Doubted.

How to easily sabotage a complex performance that uses hardware and software to substitute for a leading director. Have in mind things as synchronising with light and theater effects. And … as always … the need for synchronisation and sequencing of musicians (instrumentalists and singers!).

Can Madonna have been given a delayed monitor signal? That way she would produce a singing not in time. It would sound even worse than singing out of pitch. Could that be deliberatly or did she choose a sound engineer that made critical mistakes? Did she agree on being dependant on sound technicians of the Contest Organisation itself? Could the organisation intervene in the software programming and device configuration? Could they intervene in the running or execution of the programs?

Can somebody have accelerated or delayed a leading synchronisation track? Less than a twentieth second of tempo change, would already have dramatic effect. Clairly it would not be that dramatic for dancers. Especially when the “directing track/ signal” for them was correct. The rest of the show would be unaffected. All blaming would go to the singing performer. EXACT the result “the Israelian Defense” could have aimed for.

Could Madonna not have neglected her monitor signal? Not for me to answer. It’s obvious musicians have moments they pull out their earphones. When you have monitor speakers on stage, that might be impossible.

The Mossad can have had a very, very easy task. All professionals will prepare and automate everything they reasonably can. As an example: study the possibilities of software like Ableton Live. DJ’s make synchronised and auto-tuned sounds this way. More or less they programm as much as possible in advance. During stage events they improvise against “known tracks” or they make only pre-programmed (learned) own steps that make at least an idea of instant creativity. Even there … are still risks. Singing not in pitch might be one of the least expected, nowadays.

Who is still talking of a statement Madonna could have been wanting to make?

Upto you and others to Judge.

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As context I give the following CNN-article. Just for disclosure purposes.

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Eurovision: Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during performance

By Rob Picheta, CNN

Updated 1220 GMT (2020 HKT) May 19, 2019   email Facebook Twitter Instagram etc.

(CNN)Madonna’s hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show’s viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material with a hugely popular classic and a noticeable political statement

Her futuristic and somewhat surreal set dressing attracted plenty of attention on social media.

She performed during the interval of the wildly popular European singing competition, hosted this year in Israel after the country won last year’s contest. Despite political backlash over this year’s host country of Israel, Madonna had a message of her own.

She kicked off her set with her hugely popular 1989 hit “Like A Prayer,” draped in a Gothic cloak and black eye-patch.

Drawing a huge reception from the crowd in Tel Aviv, she moved onto her new single “Future” alongside Atlanta rapper Quavo.

As the set ended, two dancers walked off arm-in-arm, with an Israeli flag on the back of one and the Palestinian flag on the other.

Beforehand, Madonna joined in with a few of Eurovision’s trademark oddities, engaging in a somewhat awkward back-and-forth with one of the show’s presenters.

“I go from my hotel to rehearsal. I look at the beach,” she said of her time in Israel. “You’re all winners,” she added to the show’s contestants before taking to the stage. “Let’s never underestimate the power of music to bring people together.”

The superstar’s performance had been shrouded in controversy and confusion, with some activists calling for her to boycott the event due to its host country — especially after a flare-up of violence between militants in Gaza and Israeli forces

Eurovision faces backlash as musical kitschfest hits Israel

Four people in Israel and more than 20 people in Gaza were killed in two days of fighting, before mediators managed to restore a ceasefire, even as rehearsals for the competition were getting underway.

But in a statement to CNN, the singer said: “I’ll never stop playing music to suit someone’s political agenda nor will I stop speaking out against violations of human rights wherever in the world they may be.”

“My heart breaks every time I hear about the innocent lives that are lost in this region and the violence that is so often perpetuated to suit the political goals of people who benefit from this ancient conflict. I hope and pray that we will soon break free from this terrible cycle of destruction and create a new path towards peace,” the statement continued.

 (CNN)Madonna’s hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show’s viewers, as the pop legend mixed new material with a hugely popular classic and a noticeable political statement

Her futuristic and somewhat surreal set dressing attracted plenty of attention on social media.

She performed during the interval of the wildly popular European singing competition, hosted this year in Israel after the country won last year’s contest. Despite political backlash over this year’s host country of Israel, Madonna had a message of her own.

She kicked off her set with her hugely popular 1989 hit “Like A Prayer,” draped in a Gothic cloak and black eye-patch.

Drawing a huge reception from the crowd in Tel Aviv, she moved onto her new single “Future” alongside Atlanta rapper Quavo.

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As the set ended, two dancers walked off arm-in-arm, with an Israeli flag on the back of one and the Palestinian flag on the other.

Beforehand, Madonna joined in with a few of Eurovision’s trademark oddities, engaging in a somewhat awkward back-and-forth with one of the show’s presenters.

“I go from my hotel to rehearsal. I look at the beach,” she said of her time in Israel. “You’re all winners,” she added to the show’s contestants before taking to the stage. “Let’s never underestimate the power of music to bring people together.”

The superstar’s performance had been shrouded in controversy and confusion, with some activists calling for her to boycott the event due to its host country — especially after a flare-up of violence between militants in Gaza and Israeli forces

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Eurovision faces backlash as musical kitschfest hits Israel

Four people in Israel and more than 20 people in Gaza were killed in two days of fighting, before mediators managed to restore a ceasefire, even as rehearsals for the competition were getting underway.

But in a statement to CNN, the singer said: “I’ll never stop playing music to suit someone’s political agenda nor will I stop speaking out against violations of human rights wherever in the world they may be.”

“My heart breaks every time I hear about the innocent lives that are lost in this region and the violence that is so often perpetuated to suit the political goals of people who benefit from this ancient conflict. I hope and pray that we will soon break free from this terrible cycle of destruction and create a new path towards

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