New Yorkers, you know as well as we do that there is no shortage of live music in this city. 6/8 Music's home base boasts some of the most iconic music venues in the world, from arenas to the tiniest dive bars. So with all these incredible gigs going on every night, how does one … Continue reading 5 Shows You Don’t Want to Miss This Month | August 2018
By Amy Hanna, Production Coordinator We've reached the middle of another week, and if yours has been anything like our team's, you're desperately seeking Friday. To help cure those burnout blues, we've compiled some nuggets of wisdom from some of our favorite women in music to keep us motivated to keep pressing forward through the … Continue reading #WednesdayWisdom: Quotable Women in Music
By Amy Hanna, Production/Radio Promotions Coordinator At an international-scale music conference like A2IM's Indie Week, there are usually set expectations of exactly what will go on. All of us in the music industry, especially in the indie sector, want to stay sharp, stay knowledgable, and, if at all possible, be one step ahead of our … Continue reading #RepresentationMatters: A2IM Indie Week 2018 Recap
New Yorkers, you know as well as we do that there is no shortage of live music in this city. 6/8 Music's home base boasts some of the most iconic music venues in the world, from arenas to the tiniest dive bars. So with all these incredible gigs going on every night, how does one … Continue reading 5 Shows You Don’t Want to Miss This Month | May 2018
By Hope Alcocer, Head of Marketing and Promotions Yesterday (Tuesday, April 10th), thought leaders, influencers, and passionate professionals curated conversations both in person and online pertaining to equal pay opportunities for women all over the world. This issue has been a controversial topic for decades, but recent social media advocacy campaigns like #timesup and #metoo … Continue reading Opinion: Is there Hope for the Gender Pay Gap?
Whenever I get down on myself or lose my inspiration, I turn to women of past and present who are a tad bit wiser than me. For years, my Monday mornings are filled with sipping my coffee and googling quotes about whatever it is I am growing through. I find clarity and peace in reading … Continue reading Quotable Women in Music
I cannot sing to save my life. No, seriously, I can’t. I watch my boyfriend politely smile as though he’s enjoying hearing me hum a few bars when I am pretty sure he’s dying inside. My singing could make babies cry (and probably has), and caused the window glass of my uber to break. I … Continue reading Stay Unique, Stay Indie.
Fresh off the heels of International Women’s Day and during Women’s History Month of March, music and media’s biggest festival and conference -South By Southwest 2018 (SXSW) - is here, with an ever-increasing focus on women.
By Sinem Saniye for 6/8 Music. Photos by Rob Howard. Every now and then, we love our women in music who present us with a collaborative project that delights our listening palette and enriches our lives. Who are we kidding? We love lots of them! We're talking especially about duo groups that, combined, create a … Continue reading Swooning for Jessica Leibowitz! (of Babetown)
Music fans, the GRAMMYs are upon us. Whether you love them or you hate them, one thing we can all agree on is that nothing beats music being at the forefront of conversation, and amazing artists being celebrated for the work that inspires us every day. We're happy to see this year's GRAMMYs take place … Continue reading Presenting: the 6/8 Music Staff’s GRAMMYs 2018 Predictions