Music Hack Tag Archive

Karaoke Hack Makes Improving Your Typing Fun

Posted November 8

Anyone else remember computer classes of the bygone days? Classes in which you were tasked with improving your typing skills via colorful computer programs featuring cats, boats and all manner of tomfoolery? Or am I really old? Let’s pretend you all answered in the affirmative to the first question, because in that case I have a little hack that should be right up your alley: Typing Karaoke.

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Take Your Daughter To Hack Day With: Paul & Jennie Lamere

Posted August 16

Music Hack Day is an international 24-hour event where programmers, designers and artists come together to conceptualize, build and demo the future of music. Software, hardware, mobile, web, instruments, art — anything goes as long as it’s music related. At a Music Hack Day, you have 24 hours to build something cool and then show it off to your peers. It is a fun way to learn about something new, to be immersed in music technology for a weekend, and to hang out with lots of really smart, interesting people who love music and building things.

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Beerophone 2000, Winner of the “Way Out West Hack Battle”

Posted August 10

Music Hack Days, hackathons, hack battles, or whatever you want to call them are a real treat, if you’re the type of person who enjoys watching exceedingly clever people build functional music apps and hacks over the course of a single weekend, fueled by a heady mixture of caffeine beer, and a healthy competitive spirit. They’re probably even better if you happen to be one of those people.

In this case, the medium was the message.

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A Music App For Every Whim

Posted May 8

Are you the kind of person who requires a soundtrack befitting even your most mundane of moments? “Taking Out The Trash Thrashing Tunes,” “Working Out Dubstep Wub Wub Wub,” “Creeping On This Chick Chill Choral Jams”? Although it’s certainly possible to spend the majority of your day toiling over the perfect mix, there are tons of tools out there on the market that make it easy to create the perfect accompaniment to everything from making pasta to making out. Read on and give your inner Rob Gordon a rest.

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Find Out What Song You Were Conceived During With New Hack

Posted April 25

If there’s one aspect of a parent’s life that a child would rather be kept in the dark about, it’s the details surrounding the conception of said child. But, but! What if those details were accompanied by some hot jams? Would that make a difference? Probably not, but we shall sally forth regardless. Meet: The Byrds and the BeeGees (that’s a play on band names, young ones), a hack that provides the imagined playlist to your glorious, blessed creation.

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