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Setlist: Universal hits out at AI generated music

By and | Published on Monday 24 April 2023

Artificial intelligence in music

CMU’s Andy Malt and Chris Cooke review key events in music and the music business from the last week, including Universal Music latest call for streaming platforms to play their part in ensuring that generative AI tools are not infringing the copyrights of the music industry, plus the news that cassette sales are booming and driving chart success in the UK.

SECTION TIMES
01: AI (00:05:49)
02: Cassettes (00:27:31)
(Timings may be slightly different due to adverts)

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STORIES DISCUSSED THIS WEEK
• Universal Music again demands streaming platform support over AI-created music as fake Drake goes viral
Drake says AI generated Ice Spice cover is “the final straw”
Liam Gallagher says AI version of himself sounds “mega”
Idiots rejoice! The cassette revival continues

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