September 26, 2011 at 10:52 am

24 Apps Emerge from Music Hack Day Montreal

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The Music Hack Day series, where exceedingly clever software types gather to build functional music apps in a single weekend, has been many things to many people in its two-year-plus history. But one thing it had never been until this past weekend was Canadian.

Music Hack Day Montreal spawned 24 music hacks, whose creators, like those before them, created powerful apps in such a short time in part standing on the shoulders of big data APIs (application programming interfaces), which allow them to incorporate advanced functionality without having to build everything from scratch.

Here’s what participants made at Music Hack Day Montreal (courtesy of the wiki). Some of these apps aren’t yet ready for public use, but some interesting ideas emerged as usual:

We’ll take a closer look at some of these apps soon, so stay tuned.