What musicians like Grimes can teach us about AI

What musicians like Grimes can teach us about AI
Can AI do this? Grimes performing in 2019. (Image: Getty)
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By Lionel LaurentWhen I saw songwriter and producer Grimes perform live a decade ago, there was plenty of onstage tech equipment, but clearly in the service of human music. Grimes was singing songs she’d composed, her fans were listening in a shared concert setting rather than through headphones, and maybe in the crowd, a few budding musicians were inspired that night to write a tune of their own.Today, these links in the artistic chain – composition, distribution, performance and inspiration – are on the cusp of a bigger...

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