Technologies and media

This music production tool is the reason why all new music sounds the same

Imagine music as a recipe. Would you be able tell whether it had been made with artificially engineered ingredients or fresh produce from the farmer’s market?


Surround Sound? You Ain’t Heard Nothing Yet

If you’ve spent any time at children’s birthday parties, you probably know what an inflated balloon sounds like when rubbed: harsh, squeaky, not particularly resonant.

The New York Times

Sad Songs, Artificial Intelligence and Gracenote’s Quest to Unlock the World’s Music

It’s all about that vibe. Anyone who has ever compiled a mix-tape, or a Spotify playlist for that matter, knows that compilations succeed when they carry a certain emotional quality across their songs.


La musique et son espace-temps

L'évolution de l'écoute musicale due au développement de la société de consommation et des nouvelles technologies a eu pour conséquence son arrachement aux lieux d'écoute traditionnels qui lui étaient dédiés (salles de concert).

Agora Vox

How Technology Shaped the Fluctuating Fortunes of Bollywood’s Musicians

The ability to sample instrumental sounds for later use and to mimic a wide range of instruments using synthesisers was not good news for professional musicians.

The Wire

'Audio tickets' to end long lines at music festivals and gigs

Ticket sellers have created an app that understands who is entering a gig by listening for silent sounds emitted by mobile phones in a development that could spell the end of entry queues and stop touts from selling tickets on at a marked up price.

The Telegraph

Why Shazam Is Betting Big On A Hot, New Music-Tech Industry Model

If works, it will work in a very big way because Shazam is currently being used by hundreds of millions of people.


Facebook Live? YouTube? Can't Decide? Livestream To Multiple Services Simultaneously With Restream

Whatever the service, livestreaming is the hot social app. But which one is best for you and your audience? Fortunately, you no longer have to decide thanks to Restream.


L’avenir de Spotify ne se fera pas sans l’intelligence artificielle

Après avoir racheté une start up française de machine learning, Spotify annonce l’ouverture d’un Creator Technology Research Lab à Paris dirigé par un spécialiste de l’intelligence artificielle.


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