28.2.17

Daddy's Car: a song composed by Artificial Intelligence - in the style of the Beatles



Scientists at SONY CSL Research Lab have created the first-ever entire songs composed by Artificial Intelligence: "Daddy's Car" and "Mister Shadow". 
The researchers have developed FlowMachines, a system that learns music styles from a huge database of songs. Exploiting unique combinations of style transfer, optimization and interaction techniques, FlowMachines composes novel songs in many styles.
"Daddy's Car" is composed in the style of The Beatles. French composer Benoît Carré arranged and produced the songs, and wrote the lyrics. 
The two songs are excerpts of albums composed by Artificial Intelligence to be released in 2017. 
The research behind Daddy's Car is financed by the ERC grant "Flow Machines", Flow Machines is a project leaded by François Pachet and hosted by the Parisian University Pierre and Marie Curie. 

"I guess you guys aren't ready for that yet. But your kids are gonna love it." (Marty McFly Jr.)

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