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Looks like MIDEM the annual music industry trade fair, based as ever in Cannes this year, will be featuring its own Music Hack Day on January 23rd 2011.

I expect that we’ll see some fantastic innovations here due to the fact that it is taking place at an event that to attracts some of the leading minds in online and digital music.

Full details on the MIDEM blog here

This past weekend saw the second Music Hack Day event in London, held once again at the rather plush offices of the Guardian Newspaper in Kings Cross.

The event is a 24 hour hacking marathon where budding developers can access API’s from music services such as Soundcloud, Echonest and Songkick to create new applications around the available data.

As with previous years the results ranged from the very useful to the somewhat ridiculous and since I was lucky enough to attend yesterdays hack presentations I’ve created a list of my top five hacks below, as well as an honorary mention for another piece of music software development that I think deserves covering.

We are Earth Destroyers

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