2nd AES Workshop on Intelligent Music Production (WIMP)

The 2nd Workshop on Intelligent Music Production was held at Centre for Digital Music, Queen Mary University of London on Tuesday 13 September 2016.

Proceedings, pictures, and videos of the workshop can be found below.

Download the proceedings as a ZIP file.


Editors: Brecht De Man and Joshua D. Reiss

Aurélien Antoine, Duncan Williams and Eduardo Miranda Towards a timbre classification system for orchestral excerpts [pdf] [BibTeX]
Keita Arimoto Identification of drum overhead-microphone tracks in multi-track recordings [pdf] [BibTeX]
Carsten Bönsel, Jakob Abeßer, Sascha Grollmisch and Stylianos Ioannis Mimilakis Automatic best take detection for electric guitar and vocal studio recordings [pdf] [BibTeX]
Andrew Bourbon and Simon Zagorski-Thomas Sonic cartoons and semantic audio processing: Using invariant properties to create schematic representations of acoustic phenomena [pdf] [BibTeX]
Owen Campbell, Curtis Roads, Andrés Cabrera, Matthew Wright and Yon Visell ADEPT: A framework for adaptive digital audio effects [pdf] [BibTeX]
Brecht De Man, Nicholas Jillings, David Moffat, Joshua D. Reiss and Ryan Stables Subjective comparison of music production practices using the Web Audio Evaluation Tool [pdf] [BibTeX]
Brecht De Man and Joshua D. Reiss The Open Multitrack Testbed: Features, content and use cases [pdf] [BibTeX]
Emmanuel Deruty Goal-oriented mixing [pdf] [BibTeX]
Christopher Dewey and Jonathan P. Wakefield Audio interfaces should be designed based on data visualisation first principles [pdf] [BibTeX]
Sean Enderby, Thomas Wilmering, Ryan Stables and György Fazekas A semantic architecture for knowledge representation in the digital audio workstation [pdf] [BibTeX]
Steven Gelineck and Anders Kirk Uhrenholt Exploring visualisation of channel activity, levels and EQ for user interfaces implementing the stage metaphor for music mixing [pdf] [BibTeX]
Nicholas Jillings and Ryan Stables JSAP: Intelligent audio plugin format for the Web Audio API [pdf] [BibTeX]
Iver Jordal Evolving neural networks for cross-adaptive audio effects [pdf] [BibTeX]
Hyunkook Lee Towards the development of intelligent microphone array designer [pdf] [BibTeX]
Sean McGrath, Adrian Hazzard, Alan Chamberlain and Steve Benford An ethnographic exploration of studio production practice [pdf] [BibTeX]
Kirk McNally What the masters teach us: New approaches in audio engineering and music production education [pdf] [BibTeX]
Adib Mehrabi, Simon Dixon and Mark Sandler Towards a comprehensive dataset of vocal imitations of drum sounds [pdf] [BibTeX]
Stylianos Ioannis Mimilakis, Estefanía Cano, Jakob Abeßer and Gerald Schuller New sonorities for jazz recordings: Separation and mixing using deep neural networks [pdf] [BibTeX]
Gerard Roma, Emad M. Grais, Andrew J. R. Simpson and Mark D. Plumbley Music remixing and upmixing using source separation [pdf] [BibTeX]
Spyridon Stasis, Jason Hockman and Ryan Stables Descriptor sub-representations in semantic equalisation [pdf] [BibTeX]
Simon Waloschek, Axel Berndt, Benjamin W. Bohl and Aristotelis Hadjakos Accelerating the editing phase in music productions using interactive scores [pdf] [BibTeX]
Dominic Ward and Joshua D. Reiss Loudness algorithms for automatic mixing [pdf] [BibTeX]
Alex Wilson and Bruno Fazenda An evolutionary computation approach to intelligent music production, informed by experimentally gathered domain knowledge [pdf] [BibTeX]


Pictures by Alessia Milo.

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Watch the WIMP2 playlist at Intelligent Sound Engineering YouTube channel.

Keynote II: “How I Think About Intelligent Production Tools” by Bryan Pardo

Keynote II: “Creating Music with AI: Highlights of Current Research” by François Pachet

Panel session: “Future Directions in Intelligent Sound Engineering”

“ADEPT: A Framework for Adaptive Digital Audio Effects” by Owen Campbell

“Exploring Visualisation of Channel Activity, Levels and EQ …” by Steven Gelineck

“Sonic Cartoons and Semantic Audio Processing” by Andrew Bourbon and Simon Zagorski-Thomas

“Identification of Drum Overhead-Mic Tracks in Multi-Track Recordings” by Keita Arimoto

“New sonorities for jazz recordings” by Stylianos Mimilakis

“Music remixing and upmixing using source separation” by Gerard Roma