Kurt Cobain has been brought back to life via artificial intelligence, and the musical results are questionable at best. But a future where music is driven by AI algorithms is more possible – and scary – than you might think. Episode 61 of the Antiquiet Podcast explores what the road ahead might look like for popular music, when “the virtual likeness of an artist doesn’t get old, it doesn’t get angry, it doesn’t argue with you.”
We also discuss this year’s festival season (Fall is looking packed), and how nowhere in Spotify’s top 200 is there a single rock band. Not one. Instead, we’re getting an American Idol style TV show searching for the next big rock group. Rock isn’t exactly dead, but it’s definitely the last kid picked for the dodgeball team these days.
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