Join
event-image

Out in Tech New York | Does My Music Like Me Back?

October 19, 2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Does my music like me back?



Join us on Wednesday, October 19th at Spotify New York for a panel on the intersection of music, technology, and the LGBT movement – along with a special performance.



Is homophobia still permeating the music business? How are streaming platforms changing the game for queer artists?



Our panelists, ranging from singer/songwriters to journalists, will take a deeper look at musics social footprint.



Spotify


45 W. 18th St.


New York, NY 10011



Doors Open: 6:00 PM


Panel: 6:30 PM – 7:45 PM


Social: 7:45 PM – 9:00 PM (Beer and wine provided; wine by The Hidden Sea)



Make sure to arrive early to guarantee entrance; must be 21 or older to attend.



Moderator:


SIAN-PIERRE REGIS


Sian-Pierre is an award-winning journalist, on-camera personality, and cultural critic with infectious energy and an undying love for both pop-culture and social responsibility. He reports on pop-culture, youth culture, and social justice for outlets including CNN, CBS, MTV, and HLN.



Panelists:


CAKES DA KILLA


Rapper Cakes Da Killa has been credited as, one of hip hops most exciting new voices, according to Youtuber The Needle Drop. With five mixtapes under his belt and features on various sites and printed publications Cakes is making a lane for LGBT rappers in hip hop. His debut album Hedonism drops October 21st 2016.




JERRY PORTWOOD


Jerry is the Deputy Editor of RollingStone.com and, previously, he was the Executive Editor of Out magazine and the Editor in Chief of New York Press. He teaches a Writing About the Arts class at the New School each spring.




SARAH AUMENT


Sarah is the Senior Music Supervisor at Jingle Punks Music and a member of the NYC-based electro pop duo Tomboy. A self-taught multi-instrumentalist, Sarahs passion for everything from deep house to post-punk ensured that a career as a musician was inevitable. Sarahs impeccable skills in music supervision are matched only by her knack for writing killer melodies that have been peppering the TV world since her start in 2012.




BORIS ARAYA


Boris is the Senior Editor for Shows & Editorial at Spotify. He was the creator of the dedicated Pride category which hosted exclusive playlists from LGBTQ artists, featuring their own music selection and narrative about what it means to be an OUT artist in the music industry. His expertise includes the int’l expansion of Spotify and the creation of interactive interviews, artist/music promotion through playlists amongst other dedicated hubs. His background mixes the streaming world with digital journalism amongst companies like Stitcher/Deezer, Napster/Rhapsody, NoisePop and LinkTV.






Out in Techunites the LGBTQ tech community. We empower aspiring tech leaders to improve our world by showcasing accomplished speakers, producing timely and thought-provoking events, and connecting our members to new opportunities and each other. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, we provide resources and mentorship to ensure career access for the next generation of LGBTQ youth.


Join ouremail listor subscribe toFacebook eventsto find out about our future events.


As a 501(c)(3) non-for-profit entity, Out in Tech depends on the community it serves. We thank our generous members and sponsors for their financial and in-kind support.

Register
Venue:

45 West 18th St., New York, NY 10011

Note:

Does my music like me back?

Upcoming

event-image
10.26.2021

Get in the Game – Out in Tech U Trivia Night

Welcome to Out in Tech U community! Join us on 10.26 for a fun game of tech trivia!

View Event Page
event-image
10.26.2021

Out in Tech | How Tech is Influencing the Future of Education & Healthcare

Conversations on current trends and the future of EdTech and Health Tech

View Event Page
event-image
10.27.2021

Out in Tech U | Mentorship Fall 2021 No Experience No Problem

Welcome to the Out in Tech U Fall 2021 No Experience No Problem event

View Event Page
10.27.2021

Out in Tech Europe presents: What the Health

Join the Out in Tech London, Madrid and Stockholm chapters for three mini-panels centered around mental health and technology.

View Event Page
event-image
10.28.2021

#iSeeMeInCyber | Cybersecurity Job Fair

Looking for your next gig in Cybersecurity? Join Out in Tech and Hacking the Workforce for our first joint virtual recruiting event

View Event Page
11.02.2021

Out in Tech | Pride 365

So you’ve heard of Pride Month, but what does corporate allyship look like if it happens 365 days a year?

View Event Page
event-image
11.03.2021

Playhouse Crypto: Setting Up A Hot Wallet

Playhouse Crypto: Setting Up A Hot Wallet

View Event Page
event-image
11.09.2021

Out in Tech | Close the Deal: Talking about FinTech & PropTech

Join as we discuss how FinTech & PropTech are transforming their industries

View Event Page
event-image
11.10.2021

Out in Tech | Demos & Drinks: Show (Off) and Tell Edition

Discover incredible new projects from fellow Out in Tech members

View Event Page
event-image
11.10.2021

Out in Tech Over-40 Committee | Year-End Roundtable

Take your seat at the Year-End Roundtable to collaborate with fellow members to help take the Over 40 committee to a new level in 2022!

View Event Page
event-image
11.16.2021

Out in Tech | Career Talks ✨

This November, connect with recruiters currently hiring for roles in engineering, UX, product, marketing, and more.

View Event Page
event-image
12.03.2021

Out in Tech U Fall 2021 US Mentorship Program – Graduation

Out in Tech U Fall 2021 US Mentorship Program – Graduation

View Event Page