Tag: artificial intelligence
What’s the real end-game for AI music? Popgun’s CEO has ideas…
“What’s the end-game for this? There isn’t this place in the world where teenagers come together to make music for each other. That place does not exist, and that’s nuts! That thing needs to exist, and it will exist....
December 6, 2019
Jukedeck founder responds to Amazon’s DeepComposer launch
We reported yesterday on Amazon’s announcement of DeepComposer, a musical keyboard designed to help developers explore generative AI. Now Ed Newton-Rex, founder of one of the first AI-music startups, Jukedeck, has been giving...
December 4, 2019
Amazon ‘DeepComposer’ keyboard is for generative-AI music tests
The latest big technology company to get involved in AI music is Amazon, with a new musical keyboard called DeepComposer. It’s aimed at developers, to give them “a creative way to experience machine learning”. How?...
December 3, 2019
Holly Herndon: ‘Cool AI tools will augment the producer’s palette’
In Music Ally’s recent report on AI music (which you can read here if you missed it earlier this week) we cited Holly Herndon as one of the best examples of an artist leaning in to this technology for creative purposes....
November 28, 2019
We need to talk more about legal issues around training musical AIs
When most people think about the potential legal issues around AI-created music, they tend to think about the output – the music itself, and questions like whether an AI-generated track can attract copyright protection....
November 27, 2019
Music Ally Report 425: AIs on the prize. What will Artificial Intelligence really mean for the music industry?
This report focuses on AI music – both in terms of artificial-intelligence systems that are creating original music, and AI-driven tools that human musicians are using for their own creative purposes. There’s lots...
November 25, 2019
Moises makes Deezer’s Spleeter audio-separation tool user-friendly
Earlier in November, Deezer released an open-source project called Spleeter, which had been created by its research team. It’s a tool for ‘source separation’, using machine-learning technology to separate tracks into...
November 22, 2019
WMG’s Scott Cohen talks innovation: ‘What’s coming next, and what do we need to do?’
Ever since co-founding distributor The Orchard in 1997, Scott Cohen has been known as one of the music-industry executives with an intense curiosity about new technologies and their potential applications for musicians and...
November 15, 2019
Google launches AI-powered Freddie Mercury singing challenge
Does anyone fancy seeing how their vocals compare to the singing chops of Freddie Mercury? Anyone? The legendary lungsmith knew a thing or two about belting them out and, as anyone else who performed at Live Aid in 1985 will...
November 15, 2019
Could OpenAI’s text-generating AI system replace Music Ally?
AI firm OpenAI made headlines earlier this year for its GPT-2 text-generating AI system, capable of being given a few sentences and then generating more text based on it. OpenAI declined to release the full system, for fear...
November 8, 2019
Can AI-produced works qualify as ‘works of authorship?
Can an AI (or a non-human) be the ‘author’ of a piece of music –or other art / content – that it has created? It’s a question that has been bubbling for a while now, from selfie-snapping monkeys to the...
November 8, 2019