A handful of standout projects from Music Hack Day NYC demonstrate how magic and wonder are part of the new face of music creation and distribution.

This weekend, General Assembly hosted the first ever Music Hack Day NYC, bringing together programmers and coders to combine service APIs in interesting new ways around music. Opening remarks noted appropriately that clearly the structure of the music industry is undergoing radical change at this very moment, and the old gatekeepers of how music is created and distributed are being actively replaced by the people in attendance. We’ve captured a few standout manifestations of how people are accessing and creating music below.

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