Survey shows the Love/Hate relationship Music Producers have with AI
A new survey of 1,533 music producers dug into their perspectives and experiences with AI in music production
Conducted by BPB, it offers a data-driven overview of the state of AI, its implications for the future of the music industry, and the love/hate relationship that producers have with it.
Many music producers have already tried AI music production tools, with 86.6% saying that they will eventually replace at least some of the tools that they currently use.
But 73.1% of surveyed also think that AI music generators will at least partially put them out of a job in the future.
Areas where producers see AI taking over include:
- Effects and mixing processing
- Mastering services available online
- Remix and demix processing
- Sound synthesis and music generation.
Key takeaways from the Music Producer AI survey
- Only 17.3% of surveyed producers think negatively about using AI in music production.
- Almost half (47.9%) are neutral.
- 36.8% of surveyed music producers already use AI tools in their music production workflow.
- 30.1% of music producers are planning to try using AI tools soon.
- 15.7% of surveyed producers had already tried AI tools and were disappointed by their quality.
- 86.6% think that AI music production tools will replace at least some of our current tools.
- Almost a third (29.7%) of music producers fear AI music tools could lead to less originality.
- AI mixing and mastering tools are currently the most popular, with 28.66% of surveyed producers using them already.
- Copyright is the most controversial topic regarding AI music. 36.8% of producers think that AI-generated music should be public domain.
- 73.1% of surveyed producers think that AI music generators could replace human music producers in the future, at least to some extent.
Read the full survey and analysis on BPB here.