posted on Nov, 21 2010 @ 11:22 AM
Autotune in some form is probably used on about 80 -90% of everything you hear on mainstream radio. Be it rock, pop, soul, country or whatever.
If it's done well it's very hard to notice if you're not a professional engineer.
The really obvious plastic-like effect is usually some form of vocoder, which is a very different effect. It's been around since the 70's.
But it is kind of funny that we can blame Exxon for ruining our environment as well as our music