As you may know, at 6/8 Music we strive to highlight women artists who inspire us, teach us, and shine light upon the world through music, and beyond. We post about topics that are near and dear to us, and one of those topics is health. That’s why in the past, several of our 6/8 … Continue reading #WednesdayWisdom: Mental Health Resources from Women In Music
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?
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: 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 Allison Duggan, Label Manager Let's face it; we have lost phenomenal stars over the past few years. From Amy Winehouse to Prince and Natalie Cole. From Chris Cornell, Scott Weiland and Chester Bennington. These artists struggled with depression, drug/alcohol addiction, a litany of baggage from their lives. They go on tour for months, back … Continue reading What can Artist Managers do to Help Artist Overcome Mental Health Challenges?
Allison Duggan, Label Manager Disclaimer: This blog was written by me after leaving a terrible job. I reread it recently, and looked back at the past year and a half at 6/8 Records, reflecting how much I have grown since leaving such a terrible job environment. For those of you who feel that they are … Continue reading When it is not an “Industry” Thing-Working in an uncomfortable Work environment