The researchers at Sony CSL (Computer Science Laboratories) have created the first-ever songs composed completely using artificial intelligence. They call the tool “Flow Machines”, a system that is meant to learn musical styles from Sony’s massive database of songs and then using unique combinations of style creates a brand new (and sometimes pretty good) song.
“Daddy’s Car”, done in the style of The Beatles and “Mr. Shadow” done in the style of American composers Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Cole Porter and French composer Benoît Carré, were both completely arranged, produced and had lyrics written by Flow Machine.
The future is nigh.