Maya Ackerman on AI-Based Writing Assistant LyricStudio

Lennon and McCartney. Ashford and Simpson. Quite a few of our all-time beloved tunes have come from songwriting duos. Now, any one can locate a canny compositional lover in AI.

Maya Ackerman is the CEO of WaveAI, a Silicon Valley startup working with AI and equipment understanding to, as the company motto puts it, “unlock new heights of human inventive expression.”

She spoke with NVIDIA AI Podcast host Noah Kravitz about WaveAI’s LyricStudio software program, an AI-dependent lyric and poetry writing assistant.

Important Points From This Episode:

  • On LyricStudio, consumers initial specify a topic or genre for their operate. Then begins an interactive course of action where by the software program will come up with original lines that writers can use or edit. Prompt lines can also only provide as concepts to spur one’s inventiveness.
  • The software program works by using AI to make suggestions catered to the design and style and rhythm of a piece — no matter whether for laid-again R&B lyrics, catchy pop choruses or fast rap verses. End users can set the syllabic rely for each line and play with the “wackiness slider” to designate the degree to which they want suggestions that are a bit out-there versus more grounded in bordering context.
  • Ackerman highlighted the worth of earning AI human-centric. The target of innovative AI, she stated, is to assistance people reach their inventive opportunity relatively than to substitute human innovation.


“It’s not about the AI being resourceful, it is about how AI can enable humans faucet into our individual creative prospective.” — Maya Ackerman [1:14]

“Finding approaches to enter new creative areas is truly powerful, and that’s the place the strength of artistic AI is.” — Maya Ackerman [4:22]

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