Comments on Emily Howell - The Computer Is The Composer
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|"You might also want to take a look at Hit Song Science, computer software that analyzes human-created music to see if it is likely to be popular."
(Bill Christensen 10/4/2009 1:16:35 PM)
|"Not sure when it was published, but one of the Danny Dunn books had a computer compose music."
(Ashley 10/4/2009 4:47:10 PM)
|"Another connection has been missed: Sharon Apple from Macross Plus. A pop singer superstar that is an AI (note the 'Apple' computer joke). [spoiler] Sharon tries to acquire an upgrade chip that will allow her to experience genuine emotion in order to elevate her music (among other goals)."
(ram 10/4/2009 9:57:40 PM)
|"Since I was beaten to the Sharon Apple punch, I'll mention Yamaha's Vocaloid software. It's essentially Autotune coupled with a sample set of phonemes that can be arranged and modified to produce the vocal track of a song. It was originally created for backing tracks, but has taken off as a stand-alone piece, with a 'concert' taking place recently."
( 10/5/2009 5:37:52 AM)
|"Oh, and the Sharon Apple AI also incorporated an audience feedback system, through a heartrate/GSR/etc wireless sensor suite incorporated into the admittance wristband given to concert goers."
( 10/5/2009 5:39:58 AM)
|"Oh, I totally forgot about Vocaloid Voice - not unreasonable, since I wrote this article about six years ago. Read up on Vocaloid Voice - Soul Singing Synthesis."
(Bill Christensen 10/5/2009 2:58:51 PM)
|"Thanks, Ram, for the reference to Sharon Apple from Macross Plus, which I added to the article.
Also, take a look at this video of virtual singer Hatsune Miku."
(Bill Christensen 10/5/2009 3:07:04 PM)
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