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Spotify will now let artists directly upload their music to the platform

September 25th, 2018 at 9:57 am » Comments Off

Spotify has announced a new beta feature that will allow independent artists to upload their music directly to the platform instead of through a label or digital aggregator. Normally, artists who aren’t signed to a major label (which can directly upload music to Spotify) have to pay a fee to a third-party service like Tunecore […]



Will the next Mozart be a robot?

January 18th, 2018 at 8:30 am » Comments Off

Humankind has done a great deal in terms of making exquisite art, whether through its paintings, songs, or performance art. Museums are packed with such work, and ordinary people have libraries full of fantastic literary achievements—both physical and digital. For the longest time, creativity seemed like an exclusively human forte.



Spotify disrupted the music world, now it’s doing the same to Wall Street

January 18th, 2018 at 1:30 am » Comments Off

If Spotify’s non-IPO goes forward this spring, it will be unusual in that it will be a “direct listing,” wherein the current shareholders will sell their shares directly to the retail-investing public on the NYSE, vs. to institutional investors. Spotify is the first company of its size to propose such a listing. If the listing […]



AI-generated pop song puts human composers on notice

August 24th, 2017 at 9:11 am » Comments Off

A still from the music video for the new single “Break Free” that features music entirely composed and produced by an artificial intelligence system (Credit: Taryn Southern / Amper)



Will A.I. and machine learning make everyone a musician?

June 21st, 2017 at 11:25 am » Comments Off

Music and other live performance art has always been at the cutting edge of technology so it’s no surprise that artificial intelligence and machine learning are pushing its boundaries. As AI’s ability to manage key elements of the creative process continue to evolve, should artists be worried about the machines taking over? Probably not, says […]



The first pop song ever written by AI is actually pretty good

September 27th, 2016 at 6:35 am » Comments Off

We already know that artificial intelligence systems can work in law firms and beat the world champion at a game of Go. Now it turns out that AI can write some pretty good pop songs, too.



Listen To A Song Written By AI and Inspired By The Beatles

September 25th, 2016 at 6:46 am » Comments Off

SONY CSL Research Laboratory SONY CSL Research Laboratory has produced an AI-written song that sounds amazingly like the Beatles.



The future of listening to music is feeling it

July 20th, 2016 at 9:05 am » Comments Off

Recording artist Timbaland has teamed up with SubPac, a Los Angeles-based startup that has created a wearable device set to redefine entertainment through new immersive physical-sound technology. This new wearable will change the way that we hear and feel music forever.



Experience the creativity of music with Stringless Art and Technology

September 29th, 2015 at 10:27 am » Comments Off

Stringless Art and Technology are divergent innovations for musical study that optimize learning and enhance creativity in the brain. Stringless Art and Technology is one of the featured exhibitors at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase. The Inventor Showcase will take place October 10-11, 2015 at the NoCo Maker Faire. You will have a chance to take a look […]



Judge rules Happy Birthday song is public domain

September 24th, 2015 at 5:51 pm » Comments Off

The LA Times reports “a stunning reversal of decades of copyright claims,” as a federal judge in Los Angeles declares Warner/Chappell Music does not hold a valid copyright claim to the “Happy Birthday To You” song. The royalties they demanded were not theirs to demand.



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