Melomics - Music Made Without Humans (For Robots Only!)

Melomics Media created their name as a play on the word genomics, referring to the genome of melodies.  They've written a computer algorithm that is capable of composing music without human intervention, but based on the study of patterns we've created in music.

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"I don't trust it.  Intelligence is going to spontaneously arise and some new genre is going to destroy humanity." - Stevey Hawking, Bh.D

This A.I. devil has created over a billion songs already.  Here's an example called Track Number 4 on the album 0music.  They must have let the robots name the songs too.

Admittedly, once you let it build up and the beat drops, it's pretty slick.  Watching it play out on the screen like that is fun too.  It's a trick to get you to drop your defenses though, don't fall for it!  The tracks are all under the Creative Commons license 'CC0,' meaning you can do whatever you want with it.  Robots don't need money.

I was half tempted to try to explain some of the details about how this is done using evolutionary music, but I'll not bore you unless you want to dig deeper.  If that's the case, read up on their Wikipedia page.

What is interesting is that they've developed algorithms for various purposes, such as the perfect, non-human songs for jogging.  They've also been subject to therapeutic clinical trials that concluded that specific styles of songs can perform feats such as reducing someone's fear of heights, their stress levels, and even their perception of pain.

Shit's cray.  I've seen the Matrix.  I know where this is leading, and I refuse to be a living battery!  *Throws my computer out the window*