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Amadeus Code raises $1.8m to create AI music

"Music makes the world go round", so the age-old idiom goes. Soon, however, it could be AI providing the notes for the tunes that will keep the planet spinning.

As AI continues to influence ever-more aspects of industry, society and culture, Amadeus Code, an AI-powered songwriting assistant, this week raised $1.8m in a Series A round, which is intends to use to develop its AI music generation platform.

The company's technology breaks melodies down into data, before using AI to create melodies, chord changes, basslines and beats based on user preferences and a library of popular tracks. Users will then be able to utilize the technology to uncover new chord progressions and create new songs.