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From fundamental discoveries to their concrete applications, from major industry trends to the possibilities of tomorrow.

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The Complexity of Music Rights in User-Generated Content 

An update on copyright in the age of covers, remixes and generation by IA.
How to manage the complexity of digital rights for user-generated music content?
Viral covers: the fine line between promotion and copyright infringement. What are the clear limits for remixes and sampling? AI-generated music: what new horizons for copyright?

Ircam amplify offers an automated way to identify, locate, and qualify every use of copyrighted audio across content-sharing platforms.

10 Superpowers of Sound

Our brains possess amazing abilities we don’t always realize we have, and a good number of them are linked to sound. In this article, we have gathered together some of the most astonishing and captivating scientific facts about the sounds we perceive and how they affect us. Welcome to the age of sound. Prepare to […]

Democratizing Sound Spatialization in the Music Industry ?

Will the music we listen to every day soon be more suited to our ears and our brain? Spatial sound, which is better adapted to our natural hearing, has been gaining ground, and we can expect to hear more of it in our music. The move towards better sound quality would seem to be a […]


Ircam Amplify launches the beta version of its accessible spatial audio solution By Emmanuel Legrand Ircam Amplify is launching the beta version of its accessible spatial audio solution, offering artists, labels and distributors “to leverage spatial audio technology” by transforming music files into spacial audio content.

Let’s Democratize 3D Audio, Shall We? IRCAM Amplify Offers a Vision for Broader Music Industry Adoption

As the march towards more realistic entertainment environments continues, the music industry is potentially diving headfirst into 3D audio. IRCAM Amplify is one player attempting to eradicate the barriers to adoption.


IRCAM amplify, a cutting-edge branch of IRCAM, France’s foremost audio research institute, aims to make immersive audio a reality for all creators without compromising quality. Ircam Amplify announces the launch of its groundbreaking Beta program, providing digital music companies with a unique opportunity to leverage spatial audio technology.

Immersive Sound: How Will We Use It Five Years From Now?

Immersive sound has been making its way to the general public for a few months now, thanks in part to the introduction of this new feature on streaming platforms. Initiated by Apple Music via Dolby Atmos technology, then followed by other major players in online music, the movement towards spatial audio is rapidly gaining a […]

Ircam Amplify launches its spatial-audio beta

by Stuart Dredge Thanks to Apple Music, Amazon Music and other streaming services, spatial audio is growing in popularity: both in terms of the number of people hearing it, and the number of tracks and albums being converted to it.

How Does Immersive Sound and Sound Spatialization Affect our Perception?

The power of immersive sound Why are we working towards creating an immersive auditory experience? Several years of research into new formats and techniques have resulted in the immersive sound we know today. Always more accessible and more impactful for listeners, immersive sound is actually a significant adaption to the usual way we hear. Cognition: […]

A Field Guide to Immersive Sound: How to Find Your Way Through the Different Formats, Technologies and Sound Experiences

Talking Immersive Sound – The Glossary How did we come up with today’s immersive sound? How did we create this spatialization of sound that immerses us in an ever more elaborate and compelling auditory environment? It is the result of several advanced technologies, developed over the years. To fully understand immersive audio and its implications, […]

Now Hear This: There’s Nothing Futuristic About Immersive Sound and Sound Spatialization

The History of Immersive Sound Sound spatialization is regularly considered as the future of our immersive experiences. But is it really that futuristic? A human being perceives a multitude of sounds, coming from all directions. Even when listening to a person speak in a quiet room, we hear hundreds of echoes generated by the configuration […]

Top trends at SXSW23

Check out the report on the 3 top trends of SXSW 23 for the music industry. By Nathalie Birocheau, Claire Lassalvy and Juliette Bezier. They brought you the best to read here.

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