The Impact of AI on Music Creation


Ryan Groves


Byrke Lou

Pascal Pilon


Artificial Intelligence is advancing at an exceptional rate-continually redefining the set of activities that were previously only achievable by humans. Indeed, even the creative industries have been impacted. But the dialogue about AI for creative activities doesn’t have to be one of conflict and replacement.
Recently, music technologists are using AI to extend what humans can do musically - to foster collaboration, to create rapid musical prototypes, and to create new modes of music consumption. Two pioneers in this field are the companies Landr and Melodrive. Landr uses AI to automatically master musical tracks, but also enables users to collaborate, share and promote their music. Melodrive is creating an AI that composes - and re-composes - music, so that it can be truly adaptive.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Secondary Entry: Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate