Everything you need to know:
- San Marino is pioneering the use of artificial intelligence in Eurovision with four AI-written songs competing in Una Voce per San Marino.
- The songs, created in collaboration with Casperaki, showcase the potential of AI to enhance music production and composition.
- A combination of fan feedback and expert jury evaluation will determine which song advances to the national final.
In a bold move that challenges conventions, San Marino is embracing the power of artificial intelligence (AI) in its quest for Eurovision glory. Four songs, crafted with the assistance of AI, will compete for a spot in Una Voce per San Marino, the microstate’s national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2024.
Song 1: Corazon de Mariposa – Nicola Silva
Song 2: Dare to Dream – Marie Wegener
Song 3: Neon Rain – Meg Birch
Song 4: The Last Polar Bear – Dana Gillespie
This groundbreaking initiative marks a significant milestone in the history of Eurovision, pushing the boundaries of music creation and opening up new avenues for artistic expression. Casperaki, a tech company specializing in AI-enhanced music production, collaborated with four talented artists to bring these AI-generated songs to life.
The four songs, each possessing a unique style and captivating melody, are now available for public listening on YouTube. Music enthusiasts and Eurovision fans alike can immerse themselves in the fusion of artificial intelligence and human creativity, casting their votes to determine which song will advance to the national final.
“These songs represent an exciting fusion of artificial intelligence and human creativity.”
Casperaki (Press release)
The company’s innovative tools empowered the artists to build upon the initial AI-generated ideas, resulting in the final tracks that showcase the harmonious blend of technology and artistry.
While some may question the role of AI in the realm of creative endeavors, Casperaki’s founder and CEO, Mathias Strasser, believes that AI can serve as a valuable tool to support and enhance the work of musicians, rather than replacing them.
“It was humbling to see hugely talented musicians engage with our platform and build on the ideas generated by it to create truly captivating pop songs,” Strasser said. “We are incorporating our users’ feedback into the platform and look forward to releasing a suite of tools to help musicians on their creative journey.”
Matthias Strasser (CEO Casperaki)
The winner of the public vote, combined with the penilaian of an expert jury, will earn the honor of representing San Marino on the Eurovision stage in Malmö, Sweden, in May 2024. The stakes are high, and the competition is fierce, but the introduction of AI-generated songs adds an unprecedented layer of excitement and intrigue to the Una Voce per San Marino contest.
As the world eagerly awaits the outcome of this groundbreaking experiment, one thing is certain: San Marino has taken a bold step into the future of music, paving the way for a new era of creativity and innovation in the Eurovision Song Contest.