AI Just Created A 3 Song EP

It has finally happened: Artificial intelligence can now not only create fully coherent songs, but also extended plays (EPs) and long plays/albums (LPs).  An AI-focused startup called WaveAI created the app Alysia, where the AI created a 3 song EP. Surely Alysia is not the first experiment of replacing composers with artificial intelligence, and it surely won’t be the last.

How to Write Your Biography for Press

One of the most difficult parts about preparing your artist portfolio is writing a biography. It looks like a very simple task, but in reality it is so easy to write a boring bio without getting notice past the first two sentences. You want to keep it simple, yet provide details; you want to tell them your story, yet not like you’re writing a book, you want to stand out; yet you have to sound professional.

You Can Now Release Pre-Recorded Live Videos on Facebook

A few days ago, Facebook announced its new feature, Premieres, a new interactive video format that lets publishers and creators release a pre-recorded video as a live moment. This is a big feature that can be seen as an extension of Facebook’s strategy to allow publishers and creators to both grow their audiences and build deeper connections with their communities through video.

Spotify Now Allows Artists to Upload Songs Directly

Some say ‘the floodgates have opened’ and some say ‘the game has totally changed’. But the news are true: Spotify now allows artists to directly upload songs to the platform.

The new feature enables independent artists to upload tracks to the service directly –without any requirement for a third-party aggregator or record label. What this means to the likes of CDBaby or TuneCore is currently unclear. However, the new service is in the beta phase and soon to be released for all Spotify users.

Notes from Music Week Istanbul

This week, I am attending the Music Week Istanbul organized by fizy. This is a very special event that just started this year which features people from the music industry in Turkey, such as concert promoters, festival organizers, record labels, journalists, academia and people who are from the world of culture and arts. It is […]

Producing Your Songs (Part 4)

In the previous weeks of music production blog posts we looked into finding the right equipment, writing the melody and coming up with the song forms. Moreover, last week we looked into how to arrange the rest of the song in terms of adding more instruments such as bass and drums.