Quincy Jones invested in the “ emotional ” AI music start-up Musimap last year. Here is his emotional profile.
In October of last year, music legend Quincy Jones made a strategic investment in “emotional” artificial intelligence company Musimap, which developed what she calls a “psycho-emotional profiling engine” called MusiMe.
The company claims to have developed “the largest AI-powered emotion-sensitive music database to date” and, using its MusiMe engine, creates emotional profiles for listeners, detailing mood, feelings and feelings. values based on their listening history.
Jones, who also acts as a special advisor to Musimap, provided a curated playlist of career highlights for the company to generate its own emotional profile and today (May 24), MBW can reveal a snapshot results of the analysis.
The tracks used to generate Quincy Jones’ profile were a playlist of career highlights, including the Ironside theme song, key tracks of The guy such as Ai No Corrida, and also hits like Soul Bossa Nova, Soul in the city, The secret garden (with Barry White), Fly me to the moon (with Sinatra) and It’s my Party (with Lesley Gore).
It also included key tracks from Back on the block, Keep reachingin‘, Give me the night (with George Benson), Don’t stop until you’ve had enough and she’s out of my life (with Michael Jackson).
According to Musimap, these songs were first analyzed in “a fraction of a second” by the MusiMe engine, qualifying the repertoire in terms of genres, moods, listening situation etc.
This, says Musimap, provides a first “high level visualization of emotional and stylistic patterns”.
Quincy Jones songs are presented by the engine (see below) as conveying good vibes, happiness, love, playfulness, extroversion, sensitivity and drive.
According to the engine, Jazz, Soul Jazz, Disco and Pop are the key genres that influence its music.
In the “Ego-Balance” section, MusiMe has generated a detailed description of Quincy Jones’ “ego and introspective self”, that part of the profile explaining how he perceives and acts towards others.
Here’s an excerpt from Jones’ Ego-Equilibrium analysis: “You are flexible and empathetic, even when things in your life are messy. You appear to be a tough person with very high social potential and a strong character.
He adds, “You know you have to find the right balance between your basic well-being and your tendency to take up a lot of space. You want to be recognized and heard by others. You appreciate cocooning, comfort and tenderness. You are sentimental and romantic. As a hedonist, you enjoy calm and peaceful moments. that revitalize you. “
In the MBTI section, based on the Myers-Briggs type indicator test, MusiMe classifies Quincy Jones as an artist and an entertainer.
It is of the “ESFP” type, according to the engine “with an emphasis on extraversion; to feel, feel and perceive the world intensely ”.
Musimap says it has manually analyzed and annotated a million songs to develop its recommendation system.
The company claims that its artificial intelligence technology can automatically generate emotional and contextual metadata, 1: 1 personality profiles, and emotional states of mind purely based on music consumption.
Musimap also says that “Musimap’s humanized technology embodies the vision” of Belgian sociologist and musicologist Pierre Lebecque.
As the startup’s research lead, Musimap claims to have merged neuroscience, sociology, psychology and music therapy to create artificial intelligence that “automatically detects nuanced emotional patterns” in songs, playlists, music and music. artist directories, user playlists and listening history.
“I am incredibly impressed with Musimap’s technology and it puts a smile on my soul to be able to support their efforts.”
Quincy Jones said, “I am incredibly impressed with Musimap’s technology and it puts a smile on my soul to be able to support their efforts.
“Obviously the product has huge potential to change the way we consume music, and from the look of my personality profile, as provided by MusiMe, I can already tell that this machine has sharpened its sound. left brain!
“Great props for the team and I look forward to continuing to explore music through emotions together.”
Jones’ investment in Musimap was not the first time that MBW wrote about the analysis of personality traits based on music consumption.
In October of last year, we announced that Spotify had obtained a US patent for “Methods and Systems for User Experience Personalization based on [user] Personality traits.”
A scientific article published in July of this year titled, “Just the Way You Are”: combine listening to music on Spotify and Personality, details a research project in which the authors analyzed 17.6 million songs and over 662,000 hours of music listened to by 5,808 Spotify users in the United States over a three-month period.Music company in the world