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DeepMind and YouTube release Lyria, a gen-AI model for music, and Dream Track to build AI tunes

DeepMind and YouTube release Lyria, a gen-AI model for music, and Dream Track to build AI tunes

Back in January, Google made some waves — soundwaves, that is — when it quietly released some research on AI-based music creation software that built tunes based on word prompts. Today, its sister business Google DeepMind went several steps further: it has announced out a new music generation model called Lyria that will work in conjunction with YouTube; and two new toolsets it’s describing as “experiments” built on Lyria. Dream Track will let create music for YouTube Shorts; and Music AI tools that it says are aimed at helping with the creative process: for example building a tune out of a snipped that a creator might hum. Alongside these, DeepMind said it’s adapting SynthID — used to mark AI images — to watermark AI music, too. The new tools are being released at a time when AI continues to court controversy in the world of creative arts. It was a key subject at the heart of the Screen Actors Guild strike (which finally ended this month); and in music, while everyone knew Ghostwriter used AI …