From my previous blogposts, I’ve explained that most models involving music of some kind use spectrograms as their vehicle of comparison. CNNs and RNNS are a popular choice for these algorithms for a couple reasons, the most obvious being that they both run on images. Aside from their aptitude for…

Google’s Magenta Project

Aside from Google’s Magenta project, Music and AI isn’t a field that’s been highly explored (especially any field other than music generation, which is much easier than music analysis in my opinion). From my own experience in AI and my experience as a classical musician, I have some insights.

First…

My name is Ally, and I’m a sophomore at the Lakeside School in Seattle, Washington! I play the violin, participate in competitive math contests, and, when it’s not raining, play both indoor and beach volleyball. But, I’ve always loved coding: the freedom to construct nearly anything, projects sometimes consuming me…

Three months ago, for the first time in nearly half a year, I conducted a perusal of my junk mail inbox. Nothing new popped out, nothing caught the eye. Until I stumbled upon an email addressed to me. ‘Hey,’ I thought. The sender’s name was legitimate, and the accuracy of…

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