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Can Sampling Survive in the Age of AI?; Edith Piaf AI-Generated Biopic in the Works at Warner Music; TikTok Launches 'Add to Music' App
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“La Vie en robots”? More than 60 years after her death, legendary French singer Edith Piaf will come to life in a new biopic that will use AI to recreate her voice and image.
Warner Music Group announced that it has partnered with Piaf’s estate for “Edith,” set to be a 90-minute film set in Paris and New York from the 1920s to the ’60s. (Piaf, known as the “Sparrow of Paris,” died Oct. 10, 1963.) The film will be narrated by an AI-generated facsimile of Piaf’s voice and promises to “uncover aspects of her life that were previously unknown.”
Artificial intelligence has made it easier than ever to identify samples in music. Is it an existential threat to the art form or just a new snitch to outsmart?
YouTube wants to let creators tap into the power of artificial intelligence. But it’s also putting in place new policies requiring creators to indicate when they’ve uploaded AI-generated content — and the video giant also will adopt new ways to request that content that “simulates an identifiable individual” or “mimics an artist’s unique singing or rapping voice” get pulled down.
TikTok strikes partnership with Spotify and Amazon Music to link app directly to music streaming services
TikTok has launched a new feature called “Add to Music App” that lets its users save songs they discover via TikTok on the streaming services where they listen to their music.
China’s largest operator of streaming music services has reported another record-breaking quarter for its online music division, and is likely on track to record more than USD $1.5 billion in music subscription revenues this year.
US startup Baton describes itself as “a collaboration platform for unreleased creative material” focusing on music artists.
Using its AI technology, Pozalabs crafts and delivers tailor-made music that aligns with its clients' specific needs and emotions. The sound sources for AI come from the company's exclusive database, the brainchild of in-house human composers.
Whether they’re angel investors offering startups tens of thousands or venture capital power players with hundreds of millions, some of the shrewdest minds in and around the music business are using their expertise to reinvest in the tools of its future.
Loudly, the AI service bringing generative music to users everywhere from creative platforms to social media, is now allowing creators to use its mobile app to turn raw videos into soundtracked social posts in seconds.
CDB Boost offers a new approach to royalty fee management for a one-time fee of $39.99 per album or single.
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