This deepfake of Mike Patton and Britney Speers is very special

Artificial intelligence is being use for both good and evil. This falls somewhere in between. I think.

A YouTube channel called Kollias Music Inventions has taken Mike Patton (Faith No More, Mr. Bungle) and forced his face into the video Britney Spears’ “Toxic” video. Not only that, but AI voice cloning was used to substitute his voice for hers.

Send in the asteroid. We’re done down here.

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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