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Authentic Artists is latest startup to explore virtual artists

Given some of the sensitivities around AI music and virtual artists in the music industry, it’s certainly bold for a startup exploring those areas to call itself Authentic Artists. Still, that’s what one startup...
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Social network Hornet taps AI Music for adaptive soundtracks

Hornet is a popular social network for gay people, having signed up more than 30 million users. Now it’s doing something interesting with AI music (the technology) and AI Music (the company). Hornet has teamed up with...
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Peloton acquisitions hint at moves in wearables, AI and more

What’s next for Peloton? A trio of recent acquisitions offer some strong hints. As reported by Bloomberg, Peloton has bought startups Aiqudo, Atlas Wearables and Otari in recent months. Respectively, they had developed...
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Ever wanted Gucci Mane to read you Beowulf or Little Women?

That’s a rhetorical question: of COURSE you have. Unless you’d prefer the trap veteran’s dulcet tones to read you Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Pride and Prejudice, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes...
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Big Hit Entertainment invests in synthetic voice firm Supertone

In December, we wrote about a trend in the South Korean TV industry for shows that brought dead singers back to life using a combination of holograms and AI voice synthesis. Now K-Pop giant Big Hit Entertainment has invested...
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A&R startup Andrson offers a new spin on Spotify Wrapped

Spotify’s annual year-end Wrapped campaign packages up people’s listening in best-of playlists, but now it’s being given a remix by AI-powered A&R startup Andrson. It has launched something called ReWrapped,...
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Music Ally Startup Files: Bitfury Surround – After the initial hype disappointed, can blockchain tech have a second coming for music?

Bitfury Surround says it is about to provide a platform that can take all your data, attach it to the blockchain, and standardise it. Then, you can look at this vast, interconnected set of data and figure out, for instance,...
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Blob Opera is Google’s latest AI music experiment

Don’t click on this link if you have urgent work tasks to complete. Well, we warned you. It’s the latest machine-learning experiment involving music within the Google empire, and it’s called Blob Opera....
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Virtual world Sensorium Galaxy will have its own AI DJs

We’ve been writing about startup Sensorium Corporation, which has amassed more than $100m of funding to build a virtual reality platform next year – including a world called ‘Prism’ devoted to music....
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AI is being used to bring Korean singers back from the dead

There’s a mini-trend afoot in South Korea that’s seeing some late entertainers return to the TV airwaves – thanks to artificial intelligence technologies. The Korea Herald has the story of music channel Mnet’s...
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Video creation app Trash is being acquired by VSCO

Video app Trash launched in mid-2019 as the latest project from former This Is My Jam and Vine executive Hannah Donovan, offering AI-powered editing features to help people create better short-form videos. It went on to win...
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Tones and I set for Roblox Splash appearance and sound pack

Last week, we updated you on Roblox music creation app Splash, which has now been used by more than 21 million people. Created by startup Popgun, Splash’s twist has always been that its beats and loops were created...