I'm begging of you please don't take my deepfake twin.
<iframe width="356" height="200" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/kPAEMUzDxuo?feature=oembed&wmode=transparent" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture" allowfullscreen title="Holly Herndon - Jolene (feat. Holly+)"></iframe> <p>In yet more AI weirdness—which, we guess, is something we'll all be saying for the rest of our lives—here's a cover of "Jolene" by artist Holly Herndon’s deepfake “twin” Holly+.</p>
Holly Herndon has released a new cover of Dolly Parton’s classic ballad “Jolene,” recorded with artificial intelligence. The AI cover was created with Herndon’s deepfake “twin” Holly+, which allows other people to sing in the electronic composer’s voice. In this instance, a modified score of “Jolene,” comprised of new harmonies, was fed to Holly+ and then generated in Herndon’s voice. Accompanying the voice is Ryan Norris on guitar.
The track arrives with a new music video directed by the digital artist Sam Rolfes. For the visual, Rolfes used motion-capture technology to animate a 3D model of Herndon, which swivels around in a desk chair before standing up to sing. The entire performance takes place in a glitchy pastoral world filled with old trucks and farm houses.
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