Day: 22 mars 2019

AI-music startup Endel to release albums through Warner Music

Music Ally has for some time been covering the emerging wave of startups exploring AI music: algorithms trained on catalogues of existing music, with the aim of then being able to create their own new melodies – and even entire tracks.
Thus far, the most prominent commercial model for all this has been that espoused by startups like Jukedeck and Amper Music: AI that spits out listenable backing tracks for video creators.
Something we’ve suggested a few times, though, is the potential for AI to play a role in the booming area of ‘mood music’ – epitomised by the playlists on streaming services designed to help people work out, relax, focus on work, sleep etc.
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Apple Music hails Billie Eilish, throws more shade at Spotify

There’s a really interesting stat in the latest profile of Apple Music’s work with artists: more than 800,000 of its users have already pre-added Billie Eilish’s new album, which comes out next week. Pre-adds being Apple Music’s version of ‘pre-saves’ on other streaming services – and which unlike those rivals, is built in to its […]
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Vevo’s JP Evangelista: ‘Music videos are competing against everything’

Last May, Vevo announced that it was going to phase out its owned-and-operated website and mobile apps, focusing instead on being a distributor for music videos and selling ads around that content.
Vevo.com still exists but mainly as a glorified holding page, with users being pointed instead to youtube.com/vevo where the company has more than 18m subscribers.
JP Evangelista is Vevo’s head of content and programming, a job he took over in March 2018, having been with the company since its inception back in 2009.
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