About Jukedeck

At Jukedeck, we’re building machine learning technology that can compose and adapt professional-quality music, giving people and companies personalised music that’s dynamically shaped to their needs.

Tech Hub, 20
Ropemaker Street

London
EC2Y 9AR

hello@jukedeck.com

How it works

Jukedeck is based on state-of-the-art tech we’re building that brings artificial intelligence to music composition. We’re training deep neural networks to understand how to compose and adapt music, so that we can give people the tools to personalise the music they need.

Who we are

With origins at Cambridge University, 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 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

    Technical Lead

    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

    Software Engineer, Music Production

    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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  • Lydia Gregory

    Head of Growth

    Pedigree

    Set up and ran an auction house & dealership of stringed instruments with two ex-Sotheby’s directors. Previously, Management Consultant at Accenture and studied Music at Oxford University.

    Musical Background

    Singing, including recordings on the Hyperion and Naxos labels. Also plays piano and was once found singing underground in a modern art installation.

    Vinyl of choice

    Original 1956 recording of My Fair Lady (the one with Julie Andrews and Rex Harrison)

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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

    Software Engineer, Music Composition

    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

    Software Engineer, Music Production

    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 (candidate) 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

    Web Developer

    Pedigree

    Full stack developer specialising in Node.js, Javascript, HTML5 and interaction design, as well as the production of digital artwork. 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 classical composition at the Academy of Contemporary Music and jazz composition and audio production at Birmingham Conservatoire. Is an Apple Certified Logic Pro engineer as well as a composer and guitarist in a 6-piece band 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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  • Kevin Webster

    Software Development Manager

    Pedigree

    PhD in Mathematics from Imperial College London, and over three years of postdoctoral research experience in the UK and Germany. Former department head at Tech Music School (now BIMM London).

    Musical Background

    Nine years in the music industry as a composer, arranger, performer and educator. Plays organ, piano and keyboards, and has a particular penchant for funk grooves.

    Vinyl of choice

    John Martyn - Solid Air

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  • Eliza Legzdina

    Operations

    Pedigree

    Previously worked as an Executive Assistant at a London financial technology startup. MA (candidate) in Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship at Goldsmiths, University of London. BA in Music & Technology from University of East Anglia.

    Musical Background

    Operatic performance scholar at university and was also part of a contemporary jazz ensemble. Dabbles with the piano, and is a published backing vocalist and ex-choir girl. Loves (and produces) soul, RnB and hip-hop.

    Vinyl of choice

    Erykah Badu - Mama's Gun

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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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  • Richard Cadman

    Head of Operations

    Pedigree

    Former operational consultant at Newton Europe, delivering efficiency improvements within major UK retailer. Jack of all trades. First class with distinction MEng in Manufacturing Engineering from Cambridge University.

    Musical Background

    Self-taught guitarist, failed jazz pianist, student DJ. Once accidentally DJed a Japanese-themed event at the Cambridge Union using latino lounge music only.

    Vinyl of choice

    John Mayer - Room For Squares

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