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Report 409: AI-Composed Music Is Here, So What Does It Mean For You?

Lead: Artificial intelligence is the next disruptive force to seriously hit the music business – but its disruption will be around music creation rather than distribution or pricing. There is already a huge panic about...
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Report 408: Blind data, Music Managers’ Three biggest data challenges

Lead: Managers have to be across every data source there is. On the one hand, it means they can be operating with greater confidence and clarity; on the other, they are at risk of data overload and missing both new opportunities...
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Sandbox Issue 183: Phrase Book, using digital to market non-english-speaking acts

Lead: Acts outside of the US/UK centre of pop gravity used to be the exception rather than the rule – the true outliers of music. Digital in general and social media in particular have changed that, letting them rewrite...
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2017’s tech trends: from AI art to blockchain luxury

Research firm J Walter Thompson Intelligence has published its annual report on trends for the next year, from culture and travel to beauty and tech. New witches, DNA tourism, gamevertising (ugh!), vagina-nomics and blockchain...
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Facebook opens up about ‘pervasive’ AI technology

“It’s 8:00 am on a Tuesday morning. You’ve awoken, scanned the headlines on your phone, responded to an online post, ordered a holiday sweater for your mom, locked up the house, and are driving to work, listening...
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BPI to hold artificial intelligence and music event

The BPI has announced the details of its next BPI Insight Sessions event, which will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) technology and its likely impact on the music industry. Chaired by Music Ally CEO Paul Brindley, the...
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AI music startup Melodrive aims to save games devs sync costs

UK-based Melodrive is the latest company exploring the potential for music composed by artificial intelligence (AI) rather than humans. The Brighton-based company is working on “a desktop app that generates high quality...
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Disney’s latest accelerator includes VR, robots and AI

Whenever we wonder why more major labels aren’t running full startup accelerator or incubator programs, Disney comes to mind as a good example from another industry. Its Disney Accelerator initiative is into its third session,...