Our Open House at Maker Faire Rome 2021


“Science is a never-ending journey towards a free and a better world. At CSL, we care for the journey and the destination”. The metaphor of journey has been the suitable one to refer to, first to develop the concept and then to describe the Sony CSL Open House experience that took place on the occasion […]

The metaphor of journey

maker faire rome

Sony CSL Paris Open House at Maker Faire Rome Rome, 7-10 October 2021 From the 8th till the 10th of October 2021, Sony CSL Paris has showcased its researches and technologies to the public on the occasion of the 9th edition of the Maker Faire Rome. The event took place at the iconic Rome Gasometer […]

Uèle Lamore releases “Heqet’s Shadow: Return of Glycon”


Musicians have always used technology to augment their creativity; Uèle Lamore is no exception. The 27-year-old Franco-American composer, conductor, orchestrator, and arranger specializes in incorporating electronic and synthetic elements in her work, but for new EP Heqet’s Shadow: Return Of Glycon – her first release on new Sony Music Masterworks imprint XXIM Records – she […]

Interview: one year testing A.I. music production


The Music Team at Sony CSL is developing a new generation of music technology based on Artificial Intelligence. From generating melodies and toplines, to designing drum samples and mixing, the technology is destined for musicians, music producers, and beatmakers alike. Development of the technology is performed in collaborations with artists: Platinum-producer Twenty9 released in December […]

The A.I. Drum Kit, by Twenty9 and Sony CSL


Twenty9 is a platinum producer who has worked with artists such as SCH, Dinos, Maes, Lacrim, Angèle, Rilès, Yseult, Swing, Tsew The Kid, among others. At the beginning of 2020, he started collaborating with the music team in Sony CSL. As a hip-hop beatmaker, he’s used to digging into countless kits, scrolling into endless drum […]

Twenty9 x SonyCSL


The team is proud to do our first artistic collaboration announcement. Twenty9 is a young music producer who has collaborated with many artists, such as SCH, Angèle, Lacrim, Maes, Dinos, Rilès, and many more. In 2019, he released two singles as a singer-songwriter. Having received positive feedback from his audience, he announced an EP to […]

Music Team @ NeurIPS 2019


NeurIPS 2019 was held in Vancouver from December 8th to December 14th. This year, Sony was a Diamond Partner of the famous conference. The Music Team was there! On Sunday, during the Expo Day, they demonstrated a selection of Sony CSL tools that allow music creators to compose songs using a suite of interactive generative […]

Music Team @ ISMIR 2019


The music team attended the 20th annual conference of the International Society for Music Information Retrieval (ISMIR) that took place in the city of Delft, The Netherlands, from November 4-8, 2019. The conference featured 4 papers (co-)authored by Sony CSL : Controlling Symbolic Music Generation based on Concept Learning from Domain Knowledge, from Taketo Akama […]

Sony CSL algorithms power a sound installation by Marc Vilanova


The artist and musician Marc Vilanova used a music generation algorithm created in our lab for his last work Aresta, a sculptural sound installation where an ensemble of saxophones is turned into a self-functioning entity by making the instruments autonomous. The focus of this installation is on the relationship between human agents and Artificial Intelligence […]