Finishing Up – The Next Melody

This semester I have been working towards a goal, a goal to create a podcast series that demonstrated my knowledge of the digital environment and its ever-changing landscape. For the most part I have completed what I went out to achieve, however, the digital artifact underwent changes. During my process of early ideating, I came…

Using AI to Make Songs – The Next Melody

A catchy melody is something many musicians work tirelessly to create, however, what if I told you artificial intelligence could do this with the touch of a button? Hello and welcome to The Next Melody, to conclude my digital artefact, this is the final innstallment. We will be discussing the topic of AI predictions. Artificial…

From Yankee Doodle to Kendrick Lamar – The Next Melody

During my BCM325 lecture we discussed Trajectories and Planning and in my role of exploring historical trends in music and predicting the future, we will be examining the role Music can play in propaganda. Joseph Goebbels was the Minister of Propaganda between 1933 and 1945 and the organiser of Hitler’s the propaganda machine, which used…

All Musicians are Cyborgs – The Next Melody

https://twitter.com/paul_ajok/status/1258219014867742721 You might be confused about title, but to provide more context I have linked above a tweet I recently put out to define a cyborg. This academic journal explores what a cyborg is. The human body is in the process of experiencing a rapid transformation from a completely biological entity created based on instructions…

What do Deepfakes mean for Music? – The Next Melody

In a previous UOW digital and social media seminar, BCM112-Emergent media lecture Ted Miteow said "If something can be automated, it will be". In BCM325 I discuss future cultures and for this instalment of my Digital Artefact I will be talking about deepfakes. I have a podcast on future cultures of music called The Next…