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Are Founders Of AI Music Services Being Disingenuous When They Tell Human Music Creators Not To Worry Or Are They Just Clueless?

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Several founders of artificial intelligence (AI) music creation applications have stated that human music creators need not fear their AI programs, which can turn out a massive amount of computer-generated compositions every week.
 
These AI services have used, and continue to use, human-created compositions to improve upon the AI program’s ability to algorithmically create music compositions.
 
Recently, we’ve seen AVIA become the first AI to be recognized as a composer represented by the French performing rights society SACEM (I have bigger concern over the implication of recognizing AI as a composer and what that could mean to the legal definition of an author under copyright law) and Endel recently became the first AI to land a major label record deal with Warner Music Group.

If AVIA is a composer and Endel is a recording artist, and they can produce massive volumes of content (WMG is releasing 20 albums by Endel this year alone), what does this mean for the quality and pace of human-created music?

 
The founders might be telling human music creators not to worry, but until I see a portion of the royalties earned by AI platforms being distributed to the humans whose works are used as source material for the machine learning processes, I believe the statement at best demonstrates a cluelessness as to how industrialization works or at worse the statement is blatantly disingenuous.

Grammy Winning Engineers Launch Digital Mastering Service For DIY Musicians, eMastered

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Using an intelligent mastering engine built from analyzing thousands of hit songs, eMastered gives musicians an easy and affordable way to master tracks from the comfort of their own homes.

Grammy Award-winning engineer Smith Carlson and hit EDM singer/producer Collin McLoughlin announce the launch of eMastered, an online tool redefining the way musicians approach audio mastering. eMastered enables users to instantly master recordings online, making what is traditionally a complex and expensive process much more simple, affordable, and accessible to musicians worldwide.

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Landr Launches Desktop App To Bring Intelligent Mastering, Better Workflows Into Digital Audio Workstations

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Mastering app to expand workflow features for bulk uploading, integration with D.A.Ws, and cloud storage to make getting great sound even faster

LANDR, the cloud-based audio post-production software platform, is excited to announce the launch of their free desktop app – designed to make the music creation and engineering workflow seamless. The app expands the reach of the LANDR.com services to include new workflow features like integration with digital audio workstations (D.A.Ws), metadata editing, improved file management, and cloud storage backup for all mastered tracks. It’s now available for download at www.landr.com.

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Tips For Recording Vocals From Award-winning Asian Pop Record Producer, Tat Tong

This is a guest piece by my buddy Tat Tong. Follow him on Twitter @t2tatong and check out his website www.tattong.com.

Tat Tong is a multi-platinum selling, award-winning pop producer/songwriter managed by Universal Music Publishing with 12 #1 and 36 Top 20 hits across Asia. He is currently making inroads into the American and European music markets, and splits his time evenly between Los Angeles and Singapore.


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