By Marianna Nash
Who has the hottest name in country music lyrics right now? It’s okay, no one actually knows — but this Twitter bot writes lyrics inspired by real country music. And it only mentions beer once.
@horse_bluegrass is the brainchild of programmer Jared Wenerd, who found he could generate original lyrics by running existing country music songs through a text prediction algorithm. The algorithm did its magic, and now we get to be an audience for gems like this one:
And this unexpected subversion of a well-worn country music trope:
Keep rambling on, @horse_bluegrass.
And for those of you interested in giving @horse_bluegrass a run for his carrots, check out The Foxgrove’s beginner-friendly electronic music production class.
(Via Dangerous Minds)
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