How To Get Your Music On Spotify Playlists (From A Band That Did)
Taking The Music Industry Monopoly Seriously

Listen: First Album Composed By Artificial Intelligence

1Artificial Intelligence has hit a number of milestones of late. Forget self-driving cars and microbots, the music industry has just seen its first album composed using artificial intelligence. 

______________________________

Guest post from FrtyFve, powered by TalentAI insights

'Hello World' is the first full-length album composed using artificial intelligence. The project released by SKYGGE aims to illustrate that AI “can be used to create new, compelling music, generating fresh musical material”.

The use of artificial intelligence in music has improved way beyond its early applications - including the creations of novelty classical compositions. With rapid advancements in AI technologies including machine learning, many areas in the music industry are being introduced to tech which is delivering results impossible to achieve through manual processes.

2The AI used to create the album is called 'Flow Machines'. It generates music scores and audio stems relevant to the users' selected inspirations. 'Hello World' initially began as a research project to uncover algorithms to “capture and reproduce the concept of musical style”. A press release says that it was not until the ‘novelty and huge potential’ of the project was uncovered, that a number of musicians became interested in getting involved in the project.

SKYGGE is fronted by composer, author, songwriter and producer, Benoit Carré. The expanding group of collaborators also includes the likes of Stromae, Kiesza, Michael Lovett (NZCA Lines) and C Duncan. The group all met in a science-studio lab, utilised Flow Machines and created Hello World.

On paper you would expect the output to be robotic and clunky - but this could not be further from the truth. The 15-track album features songs across the genre spectrum, with elements of pop, electronica and jazz. It also successfully achieves the project goal to create a record of tracks with individual character, ‘melodic twists and harmonic surprises’.

The release has been extremely well received. SKYGGE currently has over 580,000 monthly listeners and is enjoying a growing playlist following of over 5.2m (TalentAI).

Listen to more here

We are powered by TalentAI, which is also using artificial intelligence and machine learning to make waves in the music industry. TalentAI is an online music scouting platform which uses Spotify data with applied AI processes to unearth the fastest growing artists and tracks. Click on the banner below to find out how it can power your music scouting efforts.

Comments