[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 Packs: 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.

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Voices “R” Us: The future of voice models in the music business
March 08 2023

Several tools exist today that allow artists and brands alike to generate high-quality, convincing AI voices with just minutes of training data.

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Starter Packs: Music in virtual worlds
March 06 2023

Music’s potential in virtual worlds is much more than just a game.

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What musicians REALLY want from creative AI tools
March 01 2023

Hint: Yes, it really is about the music.

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WATCH — The latest music AI tools in action from Never Before Heard Sounds, Harmonai, and more
February 28 2023

Over the last few months, three teams working on the bleeding edge of music AI technology led private workshops for the Water & Music community, as part of our Season 3 research on creative AI for the music industry.

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Temp check: AI sentiment across the music industry
February 16 2023

Understand how music-industry stakeholders are currently leveraging and thinking about creative AI, including cross-industry patterns in AI-related needs and sentiments.

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AI and music copyright: A field guide for artists and developers

Addressing artists’ legal questions about creative AI and ownership, through the lens of AI tools’ terms of use.