Wondering about music, technology and life in between.

That Thing We Do

July 11, 2024

Decoding voice cloning and recognition – an AI introspective

Ethical concerns emerge around the extent of manipulation and the privacy implications involved in the advancing use of voice data. The riddle we're tackling is whether the evolving use of  [...]

May 15, 2024

Partnering with Voice-Swap to establish a certification program to verify datasets used in AI music models

Ethical voice cloning platform Voice-Swap and BMAT have forged a groundbreaking partnership to establish a certification program for AI music models. The certification will harness the powe [...]

April 5, 2024

A super-brief introduction to Music AI for non-engineers and newbies alike

AI music is music that is composed, produced, or generated with the assistance of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. AI-generated music platforms are like smart synthesisers that ma [...]

September 12, 2022

The state of TV music usage across the US

We uncovered which types of music get the most screen time in the US, mapping how production, commercial and other types of music are used in 47 high-rating channels from February to March  [...]

November 18, 2021

The state of TV music usage across the UK

We checked out which types of music get the most screen time in the UK, mapping how production, commercial and other types of music are used in 6 high-rating channels from September to Octo [...]

October 4, 2021

The state of TV music usage across France and Germany

 We went deep diving with IPMG into the use of music across TV channels in France and Germany throughout March 2021. We put our findings, b-sides and rarities included, into a public r [...]

April 16, 2021

The Music Operating System

Since 2006, we’ve been turning our love for music into a rocketing business by putting our tech to good use – helping create a healthy music industry which is able to last forever. Our [...]

June 18, 2020

Soundtracking a pandemic – Turning to old familiar songs for comfort

There’s a basic human tendency to seek out comfort in the familiar. It turns out, old songs are to our ears as Grandma’s comfort foods are to our taste buds.  Starting with radios, we  [...]

May 29, 2020

Soundtracking a pandemic – The rising anthems of COVID-19

We’re not talking about another Quarantunes playlist, but instead, how we’ve been watching a natural soundtrack to the COVID-19 pandemic emerge. Behavioural changes in music consumption are [...]

August 2, 2019

A day in the life of a music monitoring obsessive

Just in case you thought we weren’t obsessed enough with monitoring music, here’s a rare insight into how we BMATers see the world. Music is everywhere – so much so that it’s ea [...]

July 25, 2019

YAMAHA, aishiteru totemo aishiteru hontoni

CEO, Àlex, reflects on BMAT’s journey through various music technologies since their initial collaboration with Yamaha.  This is the story of a friendship that spans across decades. A [...]

May 10, 2019

Music monitoring in our eurovisionary dreams

Our music monitoring technology is tracking airplay of all participating Eurovision 2019 songs.  A universe where disco-powered Putin satire is considered a real musical genre is one we dre [...]

January 28, 2019

The subtle art of picking your band’s metadata

The importance of music metadata. Apart from potential backstage antics, choosing a band name will probably be one of the most memorable things in your music career. Just imagine your mates [...]