Music Industry News

New Metallica Song Features Lyrics Written Entirely by a Bot

Metallica’s James Hetfield performing live. Photo Credit: Mark Wainwright A YouTube user has created a new Metallica-inspired song, “Deliverance Rides,” that features lyrics written entirely by a bot. One “Funk Turkey” recently uploaded the three-and-a-half-minute Metallica track to YouTube, and at the time of this writing, the song had garnered more than 226,000 views. According […]

Music Industry News

iHeartRadio Just Replaced Hundreds of Human Workers With ‘Technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI)’

iHeartRadio Denver (photo: Jeffrey Beall CC by 4.0) Yesterday, we first reported on iHeartMedia’s mass layoff of employees nationwide.  Now, the company has explained why those people were let go. We certainly hear a lot about machines replacing humans in the workforce. And there are certainly some in-your-face examples, like self-checkout aisles at supermarkets. But most of […]