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The Orb and Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour and Sony have debuted a new AI Music project

Artificial intelligence is being embraced by many people within the music industry, including by both David Gilmour of Pink Floyd and members of The Orb.

There’s a re-release of Metallica Spheres, an Orb album from 2010. Called Metallic Spheres in Colour, it features Gilmour’s voice and guitar in what Sony calls “a visionary re-interpretation” of the original version.

Sony calls this a “new use of artificial intelligence led by major recording artists.” Fans can now remix the music from the new album (including the artwork) using AI-powered tools. There’s a lot of machine learning at work here. They claim this is “the first generative AI platform that empowers creators and protects their work using Authenticated AI.”

Interested? Read more here and then check out metallicspheres.io.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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