It Happened: “Daddy’s Car” Is a Song Created By Artificial Intelligence

     two hours ago Robots are already making cashiers obsolete-now they’re targeting the musicians who staff America’s grocery stores. Using a system called Flow Machines, scientists at Sony’s CSL research laboratory have composed the first two songs ever to be made entirely by artificial intelligence. “Daddy’s Car”, which you can hear below, is expected to be on an album of songs entirely composed by AI due out in 2017. The algorithm created the melody and harmonies for “Daddy’s vehicle”, while composer Benoît Carré handled the the lyric writing, mixing, and production.(That also explains why it sounds like an actual song.) The result sounds a bit like the Beatles on anti-depressants, which is to say it’s close but it lacks the honest emotion of the real thing. “Shadow”, is an electronic…


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