Mr Shadow: a song composed by Artificial Intelligence

Scientists at SONY CSL Research Laboratory 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.

“Mister Shadow” is composed in the style of American songwriters such as Irving Berlin, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin and Cole Porter. 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.

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30 comments

  1. Manuel A. Crespo Rodríguez says:

    Hasta una máquina es capaz de crear música superior al reguetón. ¡Que viva
    la IA!

  2. Chris Harry says:

    can we stop with the cheesy jokes and just appreciate how good the music
    is. “robots kek”, stfu: you’re jealous of how perfect this is

  3. Jean David Laf says:

    the real question is : Am I listening VST or Midi file or real human
    playing a music created by a cumputer? ”Cause if it’s VST I WANT THEM!

  4. Yanil Ibarra says:

    estoy repitiéndola como 6 veces ya, es una sensación rara la que produce
    escucharla pero me gusta.

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