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Tracking the real story behind all these “music AI ethics guidelines”
November 27 2023

For many music companies, AI “ethics” may be more about strategy and image than about genuine ethical practice.

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Ed Newton-Rex (VP Audio, Stability AI) on building the next wave of music AI tools
September 28 2023

On September 13, 2023, Stability AI launched their text-to-audio generation tool Stable Audio, the latest addition to a rapidly accelerating wave of development around music AI this year.

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Three design tenets for music’s “Midjourney moment”
September 07 2023

There’s never been a more fruitful time to build in music AI.

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Inside Sony Computer Science Laboratories’ vision for music AI
September 01 2023

Sony Computer Science Laboratories has been quietly experimenting with creative AI tools for over 35 years. Crucially, they are also one of the only music AI research groups that already has a direct collaborative relationship with a major label.

Andreea Gleeson (CEO, TuneCore) on music distribution in an AI-first world
August 05 2023

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.

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How we made an official GrimesAI banger
June 29 2023

It’s as much about distribution as it is about creation.

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The cost of automation: How AI will affect the livelihoods of working musicians
June 20 2023

Recent AI advances have caused equal parts excitement and existential fear, as artists grapple with the implications of an increasingly automated future.

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Building a new AI music format, with Bronze CEO Lex Dromgoole

“I think we need to move beyond recordings. We have to express the model itself.”

Jessica Powell (Co-Founder/CEO, Audioshake) on music startup challenges and the “new possibilities” with music AI
June 15 2023

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.

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The best music-making AI tools and how to use them
June 14 2023

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?

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Making music with AI? Start with these ethical guidelines
June 08 2023

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.

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The time-to-banger tradeoff

The more we delve into music AI software beyond the major DAWs, the more we feel the silent hand of the “time-to-fun” metric at work.