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Garth Brooks is hitting the road for a drive-in concert

June 25th, 2020 at 11:28 am » Comments Off

Garth Brooks’ June 27 performance will air live at hundreds of drive-ins across the US. (CNN)Garth Brooks might be headed to a drive-in concert near you. The country singer announced on Thursday that he is going to perform at a drive-in theater on June 27. But here’s the best part for his fans: The concert […]

Watch the world’s first AI robot capable of writing its own music collaboration alongside humans

May 22nd, 2020 at 2:18 pm » Comments Off

Engineers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have designed the first robot capable of not only playing music, but creating music—and its name is Shimon. The musical robot was trained on a vast data set of everything from progressive rock to jazz to rap. Shimon takes this knowledge of past music and uses algorithms to […]

Dead celebrity earnings show gender inequality reaches beyond the grave

January 6th, 2020 at 12:41 pm » Comments Off

Dead famous: Elizabeth Taylor and James Dean in a still from Giant (1964). Warner Bros Death is no excuse for celebrities to stop working. James Dean, despite being dead since 1955, has recently been cast in a new Vietnam war movie, Finding Jack. His co-starring role will be computer generated from old footage and photographs […]

Amazon’s AI creates synthesized singers

December 25th, 2019 at 11:58 am » Comments Off

AI and machine learning algorithms are quite skilled at generating works of art — and highly realistic images of apartments, people, and pets to boot. But relatively few have been tuned to singing synthesis, or the task of cloning musicians’ voices. Researchers from Amazon and Cambridge put their collective minds to the challenge in a […]

A.I. musicians are a growing trend. What does that mean for the music industry?

October 12th, 2019 at 3:37 pm » Comments Off

The most prolific musical artists manage to release one, maybe two, studio albums in a year. Rappers can sometimes put out three or four mixtapes during that same time. However, Auxuman plans to put out a new full-length album, featuring hot up-and-coming artists like Yona, Mony, Gemini, Hexe, and Zoya, every single month. How? The […]

Concerts are more expensive than ever, and fans keep paying up

September 19th, 2019 at 11:33 am » Comments Off

One fan saw Pink 11 times — she started saving five years ago  Soaring ticket prices leave concert goers with no choice. It’s not your imagination: Concert ticket prices are going through the roof. And not just for the super wealthy who pay thousands of dollars to see the best acts from the front row. […]

How K-Beauty conquered the West

August 17th, 2019 at 2:12 am » Comments Off

Kimchi, K-pop, and K-dramas. Welcome to Hallyu 2.0, in which everyone in the West is losing their minds over all things Korean. Playing a starring role is a glorious onslaught of Korean beauty products, with the K-Beauty market now valued at over $13 billion, and $7.2 billion of which is from facial skin care alone. […]

Want your kids to do well in math and science? This is the 1 totally unexpected subject they should study (says science)

July 22nd, 2019 at 12:36 am » Comments Off

  A new study offers extraordinary findings. You want the best for your kids. Even if they don’t deserve it. The world has become an ever more traumatized place, so you feel you should do ever more to give them a helping hand. Though it surely stops before you pay a fixer $500,000 for them to go […]

Bose Frames review: smart audio sunglasses are a blast

July 21st, 2019 at 11:29 am » Comments Off

Music without earbuds looks and sounds surprisingly good, making these smart glasses the antithesis of Google Glass The Bose Frames are the answer to the question: what if your sunglasses were also a set of smart, hidden headphones with no earbuds or no bone-conduction system, just a set of personal speakers? As a wearer of […]

Meet Endel: the first ever algorithm to sign a music distribution deal with a major label

July 8th, 2019 at 12:31 pm » Comments Off

Endel highlights how AI could change the way music is both created and experienced. Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning are slowly but surely infiltrating multiple industries, slowly weaving their way into our daily lives. Medical professionals are using deep learning models to identify cancer, weak AI to construct better buildings and machine learning to drive […]

Apple is pulling the plug on iTunes after 18 Years

June 13th, 2019 at 11:06 am » Comments Off

Apple CEO Steve Jobs gestures as he announces Apple ‘iTunes’ Music Store in the UK, France and Germany 15 June, 2004 at a press release party in London. The iTunes Music Store will allow music fans in the three countries the same large online2011 AFP Apple is finally putting to rest the program that started […]

AI brought a 60-year old music-making machine to life

May 5th, 2019 at 11:12 am » Comments Off

  Sound artist Yuri Suzuki used AI to complete Raymond Scott’s Electronium vision. If you’ve seen Looney Tunes or The Simpsons, you’ve probably heard Raymond Scott’s music — which was adapted for those and other cartoons. But there’s a good chance you haven’t heard of Scott himself. A musician and inventor, Scott was ahead of […]

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