Google Project Magenta has released Tone Transfer, an AI that can listen to any audio source, and recreate the experience with the sound of saxophone, flute, violin, or trumpet. Bryan and Kevin discuss what it is, how well it works, and what it musical artificial intelligence means for the future of composers and performers.
Bryan learns a lesson when he buys an instrument from a shady instagram advertisement. Kevin laments the trials and tribulations of writing meditation music, and then they both discuss royalty free vs commercial music.
How to make Tiki Drinks: Add rum. Add fruit juice. Add other rum. Add different fruit juice. Add another rum. Add some other juice thing. Top with crushed ice. Garnish with umbrella, flowers, pineapple, watermelon, small plastic dinosaurs, and sugar cane. Light on fire. You can download the full uncompressed files here!
Kevin discusses his trouble trying to donate his skeleton to entertainment in his will. We field a question from a listener regarding the benefits and drawbacks of releasing music via Royalty Free vs collecting royalties through a performance rights organization. Then Bryan geeks out about his new guitar amp attenuator.
Nice, but creepy music for storytelling. Simple melodies played on that old piano your grandma had in her basement. It was once great, but has since become a spider and dust motel.
I’m sure the spiders think it is pretty great. Gotta be loud if you’re a piano spider, but rent control totally makes it worth it. You can download the full uncompressed files here!