About Jukedeck

At Jukedeck, we’re building tools that use our cutting-edge musical artificial intelligence to assist creativity.

Tech Hub, 20
Ropemaker Street

London
EC2Y 9AR

hello@jukedeck.com

How it works

Jukedeck is based on state-of-the-art technology we’re building that brings artificial intelligence to music composition and production. We’re training deep neural networks to understand music composition at a granular level, so that we can build tools to aid creativity.

Who we are

We’re a team of composers, producers, engineers, academics and machine learning experts with a shared passion for music and technology.

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  • Ed Newton-Rex

    Founder & CEO

    Pedigree

    Published composer with Novello and Boosey & Hawkes. Double-starred First in Music from Cambridge University.

    Musical Background

    Ten years in the choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Plays piano, writes songs, and had a brief stint as Dizzee Rascal’s backing singer.

    Vinyl of choice

    Miles Davis – Kind of Blue

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  • Patrick Stobbs

    Co-Founder & COO

    Pedigree

    Spent three years at Google striking partnerships with video and games companies. Studied History & Management at Cambridge University.

    Musical Background

    Ten years in the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Plays violin, piano and percussion and had a short career singing on computer game soundtracks.

    Vinyl of choice

    The Killers - Hot Fuss

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  • Jonathan Cooper

    Chief Architect

    Pedigree

    PhD in Computational Physics from Leeds University. Got into Agile software development while working as a software engineer for GE.

    Musical Background

    Plays guitar and accordion, and has appeared in a string of dubiously-named rock bands.

    Vinyl of choice

    The Mars Volta – Amputechture

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  • Samer Abdallah

    Machine Learning Researcher

    Pedigree

    PhD in Machine Learning for Music Informatics from King’s College London and a BA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University. Worked as a post-doctoral researcher at Queen Mary University and University College London.

    Musical Background

    Plays saxophone, and his PhD and postdoctoral research took him into the depths of music theory and philosophy.

    Vinyl of choice

    John Coltrane – A Love Supreme

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  • Pierre Chanquion

    Senior Software Engineer, Music Production R&D

    Pedigree

    BSc in Music Computing and an MA in Innovation in Practice at Goldsmiths, then worked as a freelance developer for a number of startups.

    Musical Background

    Professional bassist for artists including Katy B, Charlene Soraia and Lianne La Havas. Produced and composed a variety of music, with tracks featured in independent films and on television.

    Vinyl of choice

    Don Blackman – Don Blackman

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  • Gabriele Medeot

    Machine Learning Researcher

    Pedigree

    MSc in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Rome and BA in Computer Science from the University of Trieste. Diploma in clarinet and music theory from the Trieste Conservatory.

    Musical Background

    Over a decade spent playing clarinet, saxophone and flute in a number of orchestras, chamber groups and ska bands.

    Vinyl of choice

    De Andrè and PFM – Il Concerto

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  • Marco Selvi

    Senior Software Engineer and Machine Learning Researcher

    Pedigree

    MPhil with Distinction in Scientific Computing and a MSci degree in Physics, both from Cambridge University. Diploma in violin and music theory from the Conservatory of Pavia.

    Musical Background

    Has played violin in orchestras since he was 7, including performances as a soloist and chamber musician in Italy and the UK.

    Vinyl of choice

    Rodrigo y Gabriela – Rodrigo y Gabriela

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  • David Trevelyan

    Senior Software Engineer, Music Production R&D

    Pedigree

    PhD in Physics, MSc in Physics with Distinction and a First-Class MEng in Mechanical Engineering, all from Imperial College London. Professional composer and producer, with work published by three record labels.

    Musical Background

    Jazz pianist and guitarist, with a deep love of music technology. Co-founded the Imperial College London Music Technology Society.

    Vinyl of choice

    Herbie Hancock - Headhunters

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  • Srikanth Cherla

    Machine Learning Researcher

    Pedigree

    PhD in Music Informatics from City University, London, focusing on applying Machine Learning to the analysis and synthesis of musical data. Over three years in industry, applying machine learning and signal processing to both musical and non-musical applications.

    Musical Background

    Guitarist with a particular interest in playing Rock and Heavy Metal music. Performed extensively in the Hyderabad rock scene during his undergraduate years, as part of his band, Insomnia.

    Vinyl of choice

    Soft Machine - Third

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  • Jason Storey

    Senior Software Engineer

    Pedigree

    Spent 6 years working as a software developer for Unruly Media and video-sharing app, Vyclone. Outside the office, he contributes to and maintains many open source projects, several of which are tools for composers and built on the web audio API.

    Musical Background

    Plays piano, guitar and percussion, and studied at the Academy of Contemporary Music and Birmingham Conservatoire. Is an Apple Certified Logic Pro engineer as well as a guitarist in a 6-piece ensemble signed to Rogues Records.

    Vinyl of choice

    Bobby Brown - Don’t Be Cruel

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  • Katerina Kosta

    Machine Learning Researcher

    Pedigree

    PhD (candidate) in Music Informatics from Queen Mary, University of London, focusing on applying Machine Learning to the analysis and synthesis of musical data. BA in Mathematics from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and a degree in Piano from the Filippos Nakas Conservatory, Athens.

    Musical Background

    Pianist, composer and singer, who has performed in a large number of chamber music groups, bands and choirs.

    Vinyl of choice

    Pink Floyd - Animals

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  • Matt McVicar

    Machine Learning Researcher

    Pedigree

    PhD, M.Sci and M. Res in Engineering Mathematics from the University of Bristol, focusing on Machine Learning for music analysis. Spent two years in academia at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology in Japan and Columbia University in New York, the latter on a Fulbright Scholarship.

    Musical Background

    Registered guitar tutor, with a double grade 8 in electric and acoustic guitar. Has played in various function bands over the past ten years.

    Vinyl of choice

    Steely Dan - Countdown to Ecstasy

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  • Ben Hayes

    Music Producer

    Pedigree

    Starred First in Electronic Music from Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Jazz Bass at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance and Royal Academy of Music.

    Musical Background

    Writes original electronic music. Composes and produces for artists from major label pop acts to underground jazz and electronica. Touring bassist and keyboard player.

    Vinyl of choice

    Alice Coltrane - Journey in Satchidananda

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  • Rob Steward

    Senior Software Engineer

    Pedigree

    First-Class BSc in Computer Science from the University of Essex. Ten years experience as a full stack software engineer, with a special mention for analytics and big data.

    Musical Background

    Beginner guitar playing, former hobbyist DJ, festivalgoer. As equally likely to be found headbanging to Muse in concert as daydreaming on the commute listening to Boards of Canada.

    Vinyl of choice

    Jimi Hendrix – Electric Ladyland

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  • Fraser Smith

    Music Producer

    Pedigree

    Over twenty years as a professional musician, producer, composer, songwriter and sound designer. Published by Universal, Sony, EMI, Warner-Chappell and Cavendish.

    Musical Background

    Piano / keys, bass, guitar, percussion and vocals, specialising in rock, pop and alternative styles. Extensive touring, writing and producing as member of Top 10 band Shed Seven between 1997 - 2004. Worldwide syncs in TV, film and advertising. Eight years as a Degree lecturer in production, composition and sound design at the Academy of Contemporary Music.

    Vinyl of choice

    Keith Jarrett - Koln Concert

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  • Huw Walters

    Senior Product Manager

    Pedigree

    BA in Psychology & Philosophy from Oxford University. About 9 years experience in Product Management - having worked at Vodafone and in a few startups.

    Musical Background

    Grade 8 in both Cello and Piano.

    Vinyl of choice

    Simon and Garfunkel’s Greatest Hits

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