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
‘There will be a number one song that’s 100% AI-written’
The Great Escape in Brighton is one of the UK’s best showcases for new artists, but it’s also a chance for the industry to discuss some of the new technologies that could have an impact on those musicians’ careers....
May 18, 2018
Jukedeck takes its AI music to Korea with K-Pop collaboration
2018 may be the year of the AI/human music collaboration. British AI music startup Jukedeck is the latest company to work with musicians in an effort to show it’s a friend not a foe for human creators. The firm has teamed...
February 27, 2018
AI-composed music is here, but will it shake up the sync market?
The first market being targeted by artificial-intelligence music startups like Jukedeck and Amper Music is production music, with AI systems capable of generating music to be used in online videos, mobile games and other...
September 1, 2017
Abbey Road Red: ‘AI will just fold in to our daily lives’
As manager of Abbey Road Studios’ incubator Abbey Road Red, it’s Jon Eades’ job to bring tech startups into the famous studio complex and help them build partnerships with musicians, producers and engineers, and the...
August 11, 2017
Jukedeck hopes artificial intelligence can ‘democratise music’
British AI-music startup Jukedeck has been on the music industry’s radar for three years now, since TechCrunch’s August 2014 report on its “responsive music software” that could write music like a human would, for...
August 9, 2017
Music Ally report: 30 music startups worth watching in 2017
The state of the current music/tech startups scene was a big theme at the recent NY:LON Connect conference that Music Ally and the Music Business Association co-organised. Six British startups pitched their technologies...
February 8, 2017
AI could be the music industry’s next Napster moment – but much bigger
“It’s probably fair to say that AI will change the music industry and lots of other industries a lot more than the internet did.” Ed Newton-Rex, CEO of startup Jukedeck, set the tone at last night’s ‘Music’s...
November 24, 2016
BPI to hold artificial intelligence and music event
The BPI has announced the details of its next BPI Insight Sessions event, which will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) technology and its likely impact on the music industry. Chaired by Music Ally CEO Paul Brindley, the...
November 9, 2016
Twitter bot LnH AI is composing songs on demand
We’re following the progress of AI music-composition startups like Jukedeck and Melodrive with interest, not to mention Sony’s recently-revealed AI-music experiments. Now there’s another player in the area: LnH. It’s...
October 12, 2016
20 music/tech startups we’ll be watching in 2016
At times in 2015, Music Ally felt like a grouch when surveying the landscape of music/tech startups – usually at the sight of the latest ‘Instagram / WhatsApp for music’ social app without an obvious demand from users...
January 5, 2016
JukeDeck wins Le Web startup prize for generative music service
The last big tech conference of 2014 took place this week in Paris: Le Web. And a digital music company won its startup competition, although one that’s b2B rather than consumer-focused. UK firm JukeDeck’s service creates...
December 23, 2014