AI-music startup Endel launches a sleep-music Twitch channel
Endel made headlines earlier this year by announcing a distribution partnership with Warner Music Group to release albums created by its AI. Its music is thus now on various streaming services, although its AI-generated soundscapes...
October 4, 2019
Zen 8 app adds AI music to Instagram and Snapchat stories
As Music Ally has been covering the latest wave of AI-generated music startups, we’ve argued that one of the most interesting uses for this technology is social – a way to create background music for videos and other...
September 30, 2019
Guard uses AI to analyse digital-service privacy policies
If the last few years of digital controversies has taught us anything, it’s that we should probably not be clicking our way through privacy-policy screens when signing up to new services without reading them. But reading...
September 25, 2019
MyPart and Audoo join the Abbey Road Red startups accelerator
London’s Abbey Road Studios has two new startups under the wing of its music/tech accelerator Abbey Road Red. MyPart from Israel is the latest startup using AI technology to analyse songs. For music publishers, its pitch...
September 24, 2019
Tencent hints at plans for AI-generated music and virtual idols
There are some interesting signals coming out of the All That Matters conference about what Tencent Music might be up to next. AI-music being one of them. Billboard reports on comments made by CEO Cussion Pang about how...
September 20, 2019
Musiio reveals its first commercial client: Audio Network
We’ve written a few times about music/tech startup Musiio this year: the company uses artificial-intelligence (AI) technology to analyse catalogues of music, for purposes including search, metadata-tagging and playlisting....
September 5, 2019
Startup Resonoo is putting AI to work on spotting hit songs
Back in May 2018, Music Ally spotted a new startup called OptimiseLab, which was building “AI technology to analyse, improve, and compose music”. Initially, it was focusing on the first of those: a tool that “accurately...
September 2, 2019
Jamiphy says it’ll be ‘TikTok for musicians’ – including AIs
Startup Jamiphy’s website is currently deliberately enigmatic: simply showing a logo and a screenshot of a mobile app with a musician playing guitar, and a string of emojis that look like feedback from people watching...
August 29, 2019
Startup Kena·ai is creating an AI ‘personal music teacher’
Music Ally has written a fair bit about artificial intelligence (AI) technology being used to generate music. What about teaching humans to play music? That’s the goal of a new San Francisco startup called Kena·ai. The...
August 28, 2019
Toro y Moi and Endel launch AI-infused soundscapes project
Music Ally has always argued that one of the most interesting things about AI-generated music is when humans are involved – and, indeed, for many famous ‘AI-made’ songs, there have been some non-algorithmic entities...
August 27, 2019
Sony CSL is using AI to generate kick-drum tracks
Sony’s Computer Science Laboratories (Sony CSL) in Paris was responsible for one of the first high-profile projects in the modern wave of AI-generated music – Flow Machines, which in 2016 was responsible for the Beatles-esque...
August 6, 2019
Google Ads product lead founds FAAM·ai to spark AI creativity
FAAM·ai is so new, it doesn’t have a website up and running yet: just a profile on investment site AngelList. That got Music Ally’s attention though. “FAAM·ai partners with the brightest artists who turn disruptive...
July 30, 2019