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
Social media isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Like technology, social media is ever changing, and extremely fluid. The popularity of each social network changes regularly, as do the tactics and strategy. As a marketing professional, I continually aim to not stay stagnant in my knowledge base of social media and digital marketing. One way to … Continue reading Social Media Tips for Indie Artists :: Recap // Social Media Week Conference
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.
It's Wednesday! Woo! Halfway through the week, y'all. Wednesday, in the social media world, usually means one of two things: 1. We'll reference Mean Girls " On Wednesdays We Wear Pink." in some way, shape, or form. or 2. WCW. Women Crush Wednesday. Well, since I'm not wearing pink today, I'd like to have #2 … Continue reading #WomanCrush Wednesday | Organizations We’re Crushing On
If there's one piece of advice I could give to anyone in the music industry (or any fast moving industry for that matter), I would advise them to stay relevant and stay current. We go to sleep at night and wake up the next morning with news that has happened in only a matter of … Continue reading Hope Heads to Billboard Touring Conference 2017
It's around 7am on Monday. I wake up to go to the gym, but instead lay in bed, writing lyrics. I dreamt about something painful-a memory that is skewed by my forever moving and active mind. "I have to write this down, it could be a song," I groggily think to myself. I avoid Facebook, … Continue reading Making Music on a Busy Schedule
By Allison Duggan, Label Manager * On Saturday, August 1, 1981, at 12:01 am Eastern Time, MTV launched with the words "Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll," spoken by John Lack and played over footage of the first Space Shuttle launch countdown of Columbia (which took place earlier that year) and of the launch of … Continue reading Top Five Videos that Made MTV Amazing
By: Mariah Simpson, 6/8 Records Intern Pictured: Fifth Harmony with Epic/Sony Music Entertainment Senior VP Commerce Celine Joshua and Epic President Sylvia Rhone for Billboard Magazine. The music industry is still one place where sexism is still prevalent in our modern day society. Many people believe that women are less knowledgeable and not capable of producing … Continue reading Working Women in the Music Industry: Statistics and Resources
By: Mariah Simpson, 6/8 Records Intern If you live in NYC, then you know that the city has so many different free events to spend your summer at. Outdoor concerts are a very popular place for New Yorkers to hang out with friends and enjoy seeing most of their favorite artists for free. Although you … Continue reading My Top 5 Free Outdoor Summer Concert Locations in NYC
The 2017 Great South Bay Music Festival will be taking place in just 2 weeks! and will be running from July 13-16th with an artist line up consisting of 311, Taking Back Sunday, Rusted Root, Gov't Mule and MANY MORE! For more information on the festival and how to purchase tickets go to their site … Continue reading Great South Bay Music Festival Prep Playlist!