AI music has hit one of those moments where individual news stories come thick and fast, creating a bigger picture.
Tag: Artificial Intelligence
Debating the upsides of Universal Music Group’s recent AI attack (guest post)
This is a guest post by Markus Schwarzer, CEO of AI-powered music analysis and recommendation platform Cyanite. He addresses the concern that major labels and other large music companies have […]
UMG boss says label is ‘open for business’ with ‘legitimate’ AI music firms
Major labels are demanding that AI music firms be properly licensed if they are training their models on commercial music.
Meta now has more than 3bn daily active people using its apps
To adapt a phrase from… somewhere in Meta’s corporate history: a billion users isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? Three billion users.
Grimes’ AI deepfake rules: no baby murder songs or Nazi anthems
Grimes is essentially tweeting out loud the thought process that any artist must work through if they want to work with this kind of technology.
Spotify CEO addresses the risks and potential of generative AI
Ek was asked how Spotify’s new ‘AI DJ’ feature plays given the “subsequent copyright pushback from some of the major labels”.
Grimes encourages people to use her voice in AI-generated tracks
One artist who isn’t getting too cross about the prospect of their voice being cloned for AI-generated tracks is Grimes.
Beatly Music wants to build a takedown-proof home for AI music
Startup Beatly Music says it’s going “back to Napster days” with a safe haven for music with AI-generated vocals based on real artists.
Today in AI: Artist APIs, AI-sis sound “mega”, and Michael Schumacher
At the moment, AI music is a bit of a Wild West, and is generating some interesting experiments. Here are some of the latest.
Sink or swim: the urgent need for advanced tools to navigate the inundation of music content (guest column)
This guest post is written by Martin Nedved, co-founder of AIMS, a platform of AI-based products designed to search and tag catalogues of music, and which is a supporter of next week’s NEXT […]
Fake Drake/Weeknd streaming millions of times despite being taken down
The old adage about bankruptcy is that it happens very slowly and then very suddenly. The emergence of creative music AI has taken a similar route: we have been aware […]
Report: UMG wants DSPs to block unlicensed AI-training scraping
Universal Music Group is flexing its corporate muscles to clamp down on AI-generated music trained on commercial music without a licence.