By Amy Hanna, Production/Radio Promo Coordinator Happy Monday, 6/8 Music followers! To those who are new here, or those who need a refresher, Mood Ring Music is 6/8 Music's weekly new music feature wherein I, Amy Hanna, local chromosthete, select some new songs from the past week and assign them a color and a mood … Continue reading Mood Ring Music | April 30, 2018
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?
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
By: Mariah Simpson, 6/8 Records Intern With summer coming just around the corner, many people are predicting what songs will be constantly playing on the radio as we enjoy the hot weather. 2017 has been a great year of success for women, as many top charting songs were sung exclusively by women. Since we are … Continue reading Songs of the Summer: 2017 Female Edition
By Mariah Simpson During my senior year of high school, I knew that I wanted to study the music business as my major but I wasn’t sure about what college to attend. I had a few options to attend schools in either my small hometown in New Jersey or in a few cities across the … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why I Chose to Study Music Business in New York City
By Brianna Pierce In present day United States, society finally has the privilege to say that a female has the rights and potential to become one of the most powerful figures in the nation. Hillary Clinton- first lady turned runner for the 2016 U.S. Presidential Candidacy-has become a prime example of growing female power: that … Continue reading Who Runs The World? A Glance Into Feminism in the Music Industry