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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.

TuneCore CEO Andreea Gleeson 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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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.”

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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.

[LISTEN] Balancing niche and mainstream on the road to Web3 adoption
May 31 2023

For many observers, it can feel like Web3 is in the grips of an identity crisis.

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Google, MusicLM, and music AI’s UX problem
May 30 2023

We’ve been pondering when music will get its “Midjourney moment” — namely, when high-quality song creation will become as easy for the everyday user as clicking a button.

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Starter Pack: Music AI deepfakes
April 18 2023

How deepfake songs actually work, how we got here, and what kinds of battles to expect moving forward.

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The music AI attribution problem
April 03 2023

Generative music AI models may be upending attribution as we know it in the music business.

Mapping the fan journey in music and Web3
March 29 2023

Analyzing the fan journey in music and Web3 from project discovery to post-mint community engagement, based on interviews with 22 music NFT collectors and subject-matter experts.

Music NFTs in Latin America: Collaborative database
March 23 2023

A first-of-its-kind snapshot into the distinct imprint of music NFTs in Latin America, outlining the ecosystem’s key region-specific characteristics and trends.