AI, procedural generation and other new music technologies - What does the future of music hold?

erickUO

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This is something like DALL-E but for sounds. I guess you need to come up with some creative text for electronic music purpose since there are nameless/hard to describe sounds.
 

LostLegend

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I saw a vid on Alice Yalcin Efe’s channel about this the other day and it made some interesting points.

Comparisons with how the rise of the DAW and switch from analogue to digital workflows was met with a lot of resistance from the older crowd.

Ultimately AI is moving into the creative space faster than we can work out how to effectively use it as artists. It’s creating huge waves in areas such as copyright and the idea of artistic ownership.
But it will continue non-the-less and I think as an artist you have to either work out how to adapt and include the new tech into your workflow or be left behind.
 

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AI generated Trance. Check the other samples. If this is 1% into AI, then what will 50% look like?

EDIT - Not AI
 
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Maybe it isn't, I could be wrong here actually that its being proceduarly generated. It came up in my search as such, but I dont see much info.
 

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Examples of 100% artificially generated music exists, Google is making efforts in this area to generate completely unique sound experiences via text prompts. Scroll down on this page and you will find 90's Berlin House, Melodic Techno, Reggae and Jazz

 

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neat little ai tool me and @Magnevi used a couple of years back to nick the jan Johnston vox stems from S&G’s beachbreeze.

(We did notify the artists fyi)
 

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Im not sure how its gonna work - but it will just result in even more producers with no unique style of their own.

But i wonder if it will get so advanced where you could for example tell it to make a track with Digitial Blonde style melodies but with an old skool Ferry Corsten production....surely in years to come it will be able to do that - if it literally stores and remember all the producers sounds.
 
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Jetflag

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There will probably remain a niche for “human” music in the same way that custom hand-made iron tea kettles from Japan nowadays can compete with ikea. The question then becomes a matter of (analog) authentication.

I’m far more concerned with the wider implications of a(g) I. Or a(u)I development and emergence. We’re already breaking every safety rule such as “please don’t give it access to the internet” or “keep it in a designated zoo” 🤷‍♂️
 

LostLegend

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There will probably remain a niche for “human” music in the same way that custom hand-made iron tea kettles from Japan nowadays can compete with ikea. The question then becomes a matter of (analog) authentication.
I’m gonna knit me a cardigan and open a quaint vintage, organic, free range trance shop. 100% hand produced, no added AI.
 
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"The last thing I would want to be, in the world we live in, in 2023, is a robot"
Daft Punk’s Thomas Bangalter explains the reason for their split
I love technology as a tool [but] I’m somehow terrified of the nature of the relationship between the machines and ourselves. Now the story has ended, it felt interesting to reveal part of the creative process that is very much human-based and not algorithmic of any sort.”
 

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But i wonder if it will get so advanced where you could for example tell it to make a track with Digitial Blonde style melodies but with an old skool Ferry Corsten production
I'mma hit the Doubt button here. If there is an example of that already, then maybe. Maybe it would just sound like a disjointed piece of shit?
 

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There's always something 'ugly', it's hard to put in words but it puts me off from everything that's done by AI solely - images, videos, now music and I've heard that from the others too, that they have this feeling of aesthetic disgust.