Q&A: A Chat with Singer-Songwriter Meklit

Meklit has had a busy spring. The San Francisco-based singer-songwriter released We Are Alive, her latest album, in March, and wrapped up a tour earlier this month. She recently chatted with Six Degrees about her approach to songwriting and collaborating with other artists—and shared the music she’s been listening to these days. You wrote the songs for We Are Alive over a period of a couple of years. What was that process like—did you sit...

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Supporting Meklit = Music + Exclusive Content

Meklit can’t wait to share We are Alive, her first Six Degrees album, with you. She’s just launched a PledgeMusic campaign to support the project, and is inviting you to join her. We are Alive takes a contemporary approach to bringing back the spontaneity and live quality of albums recorded during the 1940s and 50s. “We didn’t have the feeling we could edit it forever,” Meklit says. “It was like, ‘We gotta get the magic—the way...

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Cheb i Sabbah

    It is with great sadness that we have to confirm that our friend & partner in music, Cheb i Sabbah passed away peacefully in his home last night. Our love & thoughts go out to his family and to his many fans around the planet. We feel blessed & privileged for the time that we worked together and for the fact that we were able to help spread his unique musical vision around the world. His spirit and his music will live...

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Traveler Installment 353 – Becalmed Traveler (Songs of Stillness Mix)

Artist | Track Title | Album | Label Brian Eno | Becalmed | Another Green World | EG Harold Budd | Children On The Hill | The Serpent (In Quicksilver) | Opal Oliveray | Growing Waterwings | Wonders | Erased Tapes Dom La Nena | O Vento (Arturo En El Barco Remix) | Ela Remixes | Six Degrees (Coming in 2014) Haushka | Old Man Playing Boules | Room To Expand | Haushka W.A. Mathieu with Bobby Mcferrin | To The Well | Available Light | Windham...

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