Aretha Franklin covered Adele’s ‘Rolling in the Deep.’ Did she also use Auto-Tune?

The first single from the Queen of Soul’s new covers album went live on Monday, and some listeners are wondering what’s going on with her voice.

    Kirkus book prize finalists vie for three $50,000 awards

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    Short story collections by three masters of the craft

    Short story collections by three masters of the craft

    Unnervering, masterful tales by Hilary Mantel, Margaret Atwood and Joyce Carol Oates.

    Washington Concert Opera offers a mezzo, tenor to love

    Washington Concert Opera offers a mezzo, tenor to love

    WCO’s “I Capuleti e i Montecchi” presents some superb singing from Kate Lindsey and David Portillo.

    TV listings: Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

    TV listings: Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014

    “Makers” highlights the rise of women in comedy, and “Frontline” covers the NFL’s concussion crisis.

    The month’s best music: Aphex Twin, Lori McKenna, Prince and more

    The month’s best music: Aphex Twin, Lori McKenna, Prince and more

    A ranked selection of notable recordings we heard in September

    New plays performed in Boneyard Studio’s tiny houses

    New plays performed in Boneyard Studio’s tiny houses

    The “tiny house” movement inspires five new 15-minute plays from Pinky Swear Productions.

    Thom Yorke delivers new sounds in a new box

    Thom Yorke delivers new sounds in a new box

    The Radiohead frontman’s second solo album doubles as an exercise in artist-friendly music distribution

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    ‘The 50 Year Argument’: A celebration of words that matter

    ‘The 50 Year Argument’: A celebration of words that matter

    TV REVIEW | Scorsese’s new HBO documentary looks at the history of the New York Review of Books.

    TV listings: Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

    TV listings: Monday, Sept. 29, 2014

    The “iHeartRadio Music Festival” is on the CW, and Aretha Franklin performs on the “Late Show.”

    John Mack Carter, magazine editor, dies at 86

    Mr. Carter spent decades as the editor of McCall’s, Ladies’ Home Journal and Good Housekeeping.

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    Louise Penny’s ‘The Long Way Home’ is artful mystery

    Louise Penny’s ‘The Long Way Home’ is artful mystery

    The Canadian author takes retired inspector Armand Gamache in search of a missing painter.

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    ‘Three Sistahs,’ the tuneful show, is back at MetroStage

    ‘Three Sistahs,’ the tuneful show, is back at MetroStage

    The siblings — during a brief family reunion in 1969 — squabble, tease, joke and revive old resentments.

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    A birth announcement for baby Clinton Mezvinsky

    A birth announcement for baby Clinton Mezvinsky

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    Seafood arepas, constructed | Plate Lab

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    'Transparent,' director's commentary

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    A day in the life of a 'Top Chef'

    Award-winning Belgian chef Bart Vandaele is owner of two D.C. restaurants and competed on Bravo's "Top Chef." PostTV caught up with him at home and at his two restaurants to get a sense of what his average day is like.

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