Tag: artificial intelligence
AI music startup Boomy adds rap beats and TikTok distribution
Boomy is the startup that’s helping anyone (non-musicians included) to create AI-generated music, and then release it on streaming services. According to the company’s latest update, its users have created more than...
February 24, 2020
The 1975’s new video was teased with a fictional digital detox
“Begin your own journey and find yourself in our stunning retreat. Mindshower digital detox puts you back in control. RECONNECT. RECHARGE. REJUVENATE.” No, one of the daleks from Doctor Who hasn’t suddenly got on the...
February 20, 2020
Digital agency Space150 creates AI-generated Travis Scott track
AI-generated music is an exciting but controversial topic within the music industry, but creative AI is also giving the advertising industry some ideas. One agency, Space150, has just trained an AI on the back catalogue of...
February 17, 2020
AI-powered Symphonia app turns singing into instrumental music
French startup Symphonia claims that its iPhone app is “the future of music composing”. Released this year, it uses AI to help people turn their musical ideas into actual music. “Just sing a melody. And Symphonia...
February 10, 2020
Radiant app taps Spotify for ‘digital radio hosted by AI’
There’s a theory that if music streaming wants to grab more listeners and advertising revenues from radio, it needs to become a bit more radio-like. From Spotify’s ‘Your Daily Drive’ playlist blending podcast clips...
February 10, 2020
Snafu Records raises $2.9m for its AI-driven record label
US startup Snafu Records is describing itself as the ‘first AI-enabled music label’, although its artists are all human. The role that AI is playing is on the talent discovery side of the business. “The label’s...
February 7, 2020
Forget Eurovision: Europe now has an AI Song Contest too
We’re already looking forward to May, and the annual Eurovision Song Contest (aka ‘The Day When Non-Europeans Log On To Twitter And Wonder What The Hell Is Going On’). But while we wait, there’s another pan-European...
January 28, 2020
DeepJams is latest project exploring original AI-generated music
2020 looks set to be the year when a new AI-music startup (or at least a research project) pops up every week. This week’s entry is DeepJams, which falls somewhere between the two. It’s a graduate project from UC Berkeley...
January 27, 2020
AI-music startup Never Before Heard Sounds joins Betaworks camp
In September 2019, startup studio Betaworks announced plans for an initiative called Audiocamp, promising to “invest in and mentor start-ups building on top of the latest advancements in NLP, or inventing new mobile,...
January 23, 2020
The Trap Factory will create trap beats for rappers using AI
Given Music Ally’s ongoing interest in AI music, the sight of a startup promising “AI-generated trap beats” was bound to get our attention. The startup is called The Trap Factory, based in San Francisco...
January 22, 2020
Google boss: ‘Artificial intelligence needs to be regulated’
The artificial intelligence technology being developed by companies including Google needs to be regulated… thinks the CEO of Google (and now also its parent company Alphabet) Sundar Pichai. He published a guest column...
January 21, 2020
Björk taps Microsoft AI tech for ‘lobby soundscape’ in New York
Keen followers of Björk’s career so far may have thought it was only a matter of time before she experimented with AI music, such has been her openness to new technologies. However, her new ‘Kórsafn’ project is less...
January 20, 2020