Google’s Art Project Magenta Creates Its First Machine-Generated Song: Listen

 Becoming Human art installation by Christian Ristow is seen during day 1 of the 2014 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 11, 2014 in Indio, California. With its new music-and-art project, called Magenta, Google is putting the “art” in artificial intelligence. Sorry. The minds inside the Google Brain team have released a 90-second piano melody that was generated through machine learning. The project, first announced at Moogfest, is built on top of Google’s TensorFlow, the web giant’s open-source AI engine. Magenta’s algorithm was primed with only four notes to start with, and it took off from there to plunk out a verse and bridge of sorts. The drum parts were added later for texture. According to researchers, the project’s biggest challenge wasn’t getting…


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