The advent of AI in something as profoundly non-robotic as music has naturally become a hot topic. Some believe this is the clearest harbinger that “the end is nigh,” while others aren’t nearly as dramatic and see it as the next, logical stage of music’s evolution that should enhance human musicians’ natural abilities and talents.
The fact of the matter is, AI has made episodic appearances in music before, but it’s only now that its true musical potential is being unveiled. Whatever your stance on the matter, it is one of many nuances and human fates involved.
The Music Sounds Better With Whom? is just the documentary to capture its full scope by diving into the intersection of music and tech and exploring the complex ways AI impacts the ones making music, the ones listening to it, and society as a whole. Whichever of these categories you belong to, this documentary is bound to be of interest to you.
The Music Sounds Better With Whom? is currently wrapping up its 12 point festival run where it has picked up a major win (Best Documentary) at the Toronto Shorts International Film Fest.