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

March 8, 2023

One major theme in our creative AI research is that music remains far behind visual art and text when it comes to the quality and maturity of AI tooling available. There are many reasons behind this lag, from a severe lack of training data to the outsized influence of copyright lawyers in the music business.

That said, there’s one area of audio AI that is already quite mature, and making a significant mark on the music business: Voice synthesis — or the process of generating artificial voices straight from text.

This analysis is part of our weekly DAOnload research pulse, which we send exclusively to paying Water & Music members as part of our Season 3 research on creative AI for music.

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