Will Artificial Intelligence Be The Future Of Music?

Already, an album featuring eight tracks has been produced entirely with artificial intelligence

  • Amper is part of about a dozen start-ups using artificial intelligence to break with the traditional way of making music

AUSTIN, United States: They may never be able to fill a stadium for a rock concert, but computers are making inroads in the music industry, capable of producing songs — and convincingly so — as illustrated at the South by Southwest festival in Texas.
Already, an album featuring eight tracks has been produced entirely with artificial intelligence, an unprecedented feat.
“I Am AI” was released last fall by YouTube star Taryn Southern, who doesn’t know how to play any instruments.
“For my first music video in 2017, I had a lot of friction as a non-musician,” the young artist told a panel discussion on Sunday at the festival running from March 8-17. “I wrote lyrics, I had a melodic line but it was difficult to compose and record the actual music.”
The pop artist said she began experimenting with AI two years ago, working with Amper, an artificial intelligence music composition software. READ MORE ON: ARAB NEWS

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CultureYusra Hamid