An Elegant Solution To Music's A.I. Conundrum
Compensating artists when machines "cover" their voices could be as simple as the system for paying songwriters when their work gets covered. Just ask Grimes.
You’ve probably heard about the kerfuffle surrounding “Heart On My Sleeve,” the song written by someone known as Ghostwriter977 and performed by the A.I.-generated voices of Drake and the Weeknd.
Fueled by a mix of consumer curiosity and technological panic, the uncanny track began to rocket in the direction of the Billboard charts in mid-April. At this …