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Truth is… I could easily deliver two issues per week. There’s such an avalanche of news these days it’s quite hard to make heads or tails of where this ship is headed.
Calm seas, or rocky waters? Perhaps a bit of both. A possible Wed/Fri combo of newsletter editions is an option if the flood of news continues unabated.
It's difficult to predict the exact level of popularity that AI-generated music will achieve, in say, a year from now, or five years down the road. The innovators, artists and lawyers will surely be locked in a power struggle for the foreseeable future.
The overall acceptance/ popularity of AI Music among consumers depends on several factors, including the development of the technology itself, the tastes of the general public, and just how much their favorite artists choose to lean into this new world of AI/music.
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We asked Jessica Powell, CEO of 2021 startup Audioshake, which uses AI to isolate and separate stems from recordings, whether fake Drake represents a break from the past, or more of the same.
Google today released MusicLM, a new experimental AI tool that can turn text descriptions into music. Available in the AI Test Kitchen app on the web, Android or iOS, MusicLM lets users type in a prompt like “soulful jazz for a dinner party” or “create an industrial techno sound that is hypnotic” and have the tool create several versions of the song.
Orchestrator is a drag-and-drop, no code, DIY AI interface that can be adapted for use at scale with organizations across the entire digital music ecosystem.
With considerable interest – and capital – continuing to reach the quick-evolving artificial intelligence space, AI music-separation startup AudioShake has raised $2.7 million from Metallica-founded Black Squirrel Partners, Peermusic, AJR, and others.
As AI music becomes more accessible and popular, it has become the center of a cultural debate. AI creators defend the technology as a way to make music more accessible, while many music industry professionals and other critics accuse creators of copyright infringement and cultural appropriation.
Anghami, the Middle East and North Africa region’s challenger to Spotify, is sharpening its focus on artificial intelligence with the upcoming launch of its AI-Powered Personalized Podcast and AI Newsroom.
Five months after being acquired by Animoca Brands, the parent company of The Sandbox gaming metaverse, music metaverse gaming platform Pixelynx has unveiled its new artificial intelligence project.
The questions around AI and creators’ rights are so head-spinning it’s hard to know where to begin.
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