Clio Music: How Do Computers Match Musical Sounds?

Too Much Music takes a look back at the music technology underpinning a startup co-founded by our hosts in the early 2010s. With the motto “Use Music to Find Music” , Clio Music was perhaps the first commercially available search engine to speak the language of music and has been a part of TiVo since 2012. Our hosts share insights from that experience as well as the roles they see music AI technology playing in the future. 馃 馃憘

When Language Becomes Sound: How Voices Connect Us

Speech carries more than just words; it conveys emotional content through attributes like pitch and rhythm. In fact, people subconsciously adjust their speech to match others to create deeper connections. Understanding the sonic patterns of speech could enhance AI’s ability to mirror human emotions and preferences, potentially influencing attraction and interactions, even in dating apps. 馃挱 馃摚 馃憘 #SonicAI

Music as Information: What Gets Lost? What Do We Gain?

We love music for how it makes us feel. But the two founders of PatternSonix want to discuss why we might also want to turn music into data. What do we lose? What might we gain? Our fearless hosts begin with music notation and dive into performance nuances, related brain research, and ultimately zero in on some music-centric approaches that work well for intelligent music systems. 馃幐 馃幑 馃幒 #MusicData

Teaching Computers the Pleasure of Musical Anticipation

Teaching intelligent systems to understand sonic surprise is essential to useful AI behavior. Computer analysis of musical expectation codifies the emotional journeys we experience when listening to music. Understanding these emotional arcs with analysis algorithms is an important step in aligning technology and artistry for future innovation. 馃憘馃幎馃帶 #EmotionalAI #MusicalAlgorithms

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Building an AI That Understands Why Music is Beautiful

Technology and creativity often clash in music applications. Composers shape emotional experiences through patterns, and while AI excels at analysis, it struggles with artistic insight. Researchers exploring music’s emotional impact are working to bridge this gap which could lead to improved AI-generated music that captures timeless patterns. 馃帳馃帶馃幎馃幐#MusicCreativity #AIComposition