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Music Hack Day Hall of Fame

Touring, merchandising, and marketing aside, the future of the entertainment industry is absolutely tech- and application-based.
Five music apps that rocked the NERD Center
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  April 20, 2012
Drinkify, Mustachiness, and other Things You Missed at Music Hack Day 2011

Drinkify, Mustachiness, and other Things You Missed at Music Hack Day 2011


Two years ago I wrote a feature on the first-ever stateside Music Hack Day. It was a rad occasion, not to mention an introduction to...
By Chris Faraone  |  November 07, 2011
Music Hack Day 2010 Recap: This Is How You'll Be Listening To Music Tomorrow

Music Hack Day 2010 Recap: This Is How You'll Be Listening To Music Tomorrow


Music Hack Day is the hardest topic that I've ever had to write on. I think my editor and I covered the conference somewhat competently...
By Chris Faraone  |  October 17, 2010
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Hacking pact

On an unheralded fall weekend right before Thanksgiving, a roomful of amateur hackers and Web rock stars gathered in East Cambridge for a historic convention that could dramatically reshape the way we get our music.
With big record companies willingly bucking technology, musicians and software types gathered in Cambridge to revolutionize the industry.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  December 04, 2009