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Edjo uses blockchain and AI to battle digital plagiarism

Edjo is the latest startup hoping to prove that blockchain technology can be a boon for the creative industries. It’s aimed at digital artists, photographers and musicians, with its focus squarely on the problem of plagiarism....
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Boomy is the latest startup using AI to create music

Jukedeck, Amper Music, Melodrive, AIVA, Popgun, WaveAI… The list of startups working on artificial-intelligence capable of creating original music gets longer by the month. Here’s the first to add to that list in 2019:...
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Beatchain is the latest startup to blend AI and music analytics

There remains some doubt over whether Apple acquired music-analytics startup Asaii recently, or simply hired its team. In either case, there may be a gap in the market for an artificial-intelligence-infused analytics startup,...
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WaveAI launches EP with lyrics and melodies created by AI

The latest startup exploring whether artificial intelligence (AI) can create music is called WaveAI, and it has an app called Alysia that will let anyone test its technology out. The app works like the tools from other...
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Deezer researchers develop AI to detect songs’ moods

Good news for anyone who likes crunching through an academic paper about neural networks on a Monday morning. A team of researchers at Deezer’s Paris headquarters have published a paper titled ‘Music mood detection based...
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Super Hi-Fi makes AI-generated newscasts for streaming services

While his views on Apple, Amazon and major labels jumped out of Spotify CFO Barry McCarthy’s recent appearance at Goldman Sachs’ Communacopia conference.
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Amper Music to shut down its beta AI-music composer

US startup Amper Music is one of the companies exploring artificial-intelligence music composition, and like its British peer Jukedeck, it has an online tool that people can use to choose settings and then get a piece of...
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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...