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Music, AI and Health: What is Music Information Retrieval?

The process of making and listening to music today looks very different than it did 20, or even 10 years ago. In this post, we delve into music information retrieval, a branch of data science that has the potential to integrate innovations in music production and listening technology to help us understand what makes some music powerful enough to support health and wellness in several key areas. 

Where To Next For Functional Music?

Music classification is now less about genre and more about mood, with listeners often building their digital playlists for a specific occasion or activity. It’s music with a purpose – or functional music – and it promises to get even more interesting as scientific inquiry comes into play. The Sync Project muses on what could happen next…