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Deepfake Music

GD Fan

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#2
Ugh... just when you think contemporary music couldn't get any worse or more contrived.
 

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What makes it horrible is the sonic degradation. Eventually we'll hear "Sinatra" wreck "Baby Got Back", but for the moment, we're safe.
 
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you KNOW those guys would get into it if they were here today.
 

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#7
It's sonic diarrhea. Like gastro, you just want it flushed out of your system and into the sewer where it belongs.
 

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It's sonic diarrhea. Like gastro, you just want it flushed out of your system and into the sewer where it belongs.
And thankfully for all of us... the same technology can be used to produce visual diarrhea as well (although I find it a bit more oddly appealing than the aural version).
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No less disturbing however.
 

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It's sonic diarrhea. Like gastro, you just want it flushed out of your system and into the sewer where it belongs.
I honestly find it less objectionable than auto-tune, maybe because it's not quite got good enough yet to get into the uncanny valley, and it's not everywhere, but I really hate auto-tune, I'd much rather listen to someone who cannot sing, and I've got the records to prove it.
 

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The fake is nothing new. In the early '60s a NY based outfit, Pickwick Records, was famous for this sort of phony baloney. The Beatles were becoming popular, and not wanting to let an opportunity pass, the company hired some studio musicians to record a few Beatle-esque tunes, put some kids on the cover mimicking them, and sold them in the bargain bins.

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Sir Sanders Zingmore

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#18
The scary thing is that not long from now these “deep fake” compositions will actually be indistinguishable from the real thing.

It’s already possible with photos of people. Try to pick the real people on this website:
http://thispersondoesnotexist.com/

(Hint: they are all fake)
We should all be very worried. The wider implications are enormous
 
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