Tag: artificial intelligence
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
Boomy talks AI music: ‘We want to make music that’s meaningful’
“Our goal was never to make music that was good! Maybe someday we will, and people will say it’s good. But our goal is to make music that’s meaningful. That’s a different kind of thing…” Alex Mitchell is the...
July 31, 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
Sandbox Issue 233: Shopping Around: Making Online Stores Add Up
Lead: Working with D2C experts is one part of the business, but changes in how social media sites are structuring themselves can offer acts new ways to sell products to fans of all stripes. We look at where social platforms...
July 25, 2019
Boomy will help people upload AI-made music to streaming services
Boomy is one of the startups exploring AI-generated music, and launched in beta earlier this year. Now it’s emerging from that beta period, with test users having already created more than 100k songs using its technology....
July 25, 2019
Mubert pitches AI generative music for B2B background usage
Music Ally first wrote about Mubert in February: it was one of the latest clutch of startups working on technology to create generative/adaptive music using AI. It already has a consumer app that people can use to generate...
July 24, 2019
AI-music startup Jukedeck has been acquired by TikTok parent firm Bytedance
Ed Newton-Rex was the founder and CEO of Jukedeck, one of the first startups to develop a product for AI-generated music. We say ‘was’ because since April 2019, he has been working for TikTok’s parent company Bytedance...
July 23, 2019
Startup Popgun shows how it’s taught an AI to sing
Australian AI-music startup Popgun has made a habit of showing its progress by publishing YouTube videos showing how its AI has learned to compose and play music. And now to sing it too. “For the past year we have been...
July 22, 2019
Sónar+D debates AI and music: ‘We are almost at the alchemist level…’
The question of AI and machine creativity has been creeping into mainstream music industry thinking over the past few years, with the increasing use of AI to make music posing questions about copyright, originality and even...
July 18, 2019
Landr raises $26m funding round with expansion in mind
When Landr launched, it was a tool that used artificial-intelligence technology to automate the mastering of music tracks. It’s a sign of the company’s expanding ambitions that it now describes itself as an “AI-powered...
July 17, 2019
Musiio adds feature to try its AI-powered tagging for free
We’ve written about AI-curation startup Musiio several times this year: its CEO Hazel Savage pitched the company impressively at our NY:LON Connect conference in January as well as at Midemlab in June, raising $1m of...
July 15, 2019
NASA probe has a Dadabots AI generating free jazz in space
Round-the-clock streams of music generated by artificial intelligence is very much Dadabots’ thing. The group first came to Music Ally’s attention in April with its neural network generating a 24-hour stream of technical...
July 12, 2019