TuneCore has become one of the most vocal music-industry stakeholders when it comes to AI, taking a stance that is equal parts proactive and cautious.
A comprehensive introduction to music streaming platforms, their underlying payment models, and their consequences for artists’ career and release strategies.
Last week, we were joined for a Water Cooler interview with Alex Brees, CEO of un:hurd — a platform which allows independent artists to create and automate targeted marketing campaigns.
Next-gen ventures such as the metaverse, interactive livestreaming, and chat apps want to re-center the music industry around fans — a move that could make artists and businesses more financially self-sufficient.
It’s as much about distribution as it is about creation.
Millions of musicians, fatigued by the algorithms of traditional social media, are turning to the community-first platform. But how does it work? And how do you get the most out of it?
Recent AI advances have caused equal parts excitement and existential fear, as artists grapple with the implications of an increasingly automated future.
“I think we need to move beyond recordings. We have to express the model itself.”
As revenue streams for artists become more precarious over time, merchandise has stepped in as a dependable alternative. At their best, these items can be artistic statements in their own right.
Jessica is the cofounder/CEO of AudioShake, a music startup that uses AI to break down songs into separate stems. They’ve raised several million dollars in funding, most recently led by celebrity investors like Metallica and Miley Cyrus.
Compared to tools like ChatGPT and Midjourney, music-making AI is behind the curve. But what’s coming next? And how can these tools help producers?
Is there a chance to creatively and ethically leverage the power of this technology to further our work? Here’s a framework to make it happen.