Jukedeck’s computer composes music at touch of a button

Ed Rex, left, and Patrick Stobbs Ed Rex, a Cambridge university music graduate, has spent the past few years teaching the secrets of song composition to a computer. It sounds like a quixotic pursuit but the 28-year-old wants to prove that art and creativity are not the sole preserve of human beings. More On this topic IN UK Business & Economy On Monday, he reached a milestone. Jukedeck, the company he founded in 2012 to develop his music composition system, launched its first product. The London-based start-up also announced that it has raised £2m in venture capital funding to accelerate its growth. Jukedeck is selling songs for £5 each on its website. Customers choose the style of music they want and how long they want it to be, and Jukedeck’s…


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