At 6/8 Music, we try to be more than just a record label. We are loud and proud in our pursuits to empower women, amplify marginalized voices, and break mental health stigmas. Inspired doesn't even begin to cover our feelings toward organizations working toward the same vision of equality and understanding in our society. For … Continue reading 6/8 Music Organization Spotlight: Music Minds Matter
From the moment we connected for 6/8 Music's Women on a Mission: International Women's Day feature, we knew we had happened upon a very special artist in X. Ari. X. Ari is the definition of a thoughtful, and thought-provoking artist. She blends her own personal experiences and struggles with mental health directly into her rich, haunting … Continue reading #WCW Feature Interview: X. Ari
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
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 Amy Hanna, Production/Radio Promo Coordinator The work of musicians is undeniably tough. Take it from me: my senior year of college saw me spending countless hours locked away in studios, barely regarding my own humanity, for the sole purpose of churning out the perfect project that would earn me an A (or at the … Continue reading Top Tips: How to Keep Your Head in Check While Making Music
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 Dana Pizzi We all have a voice and we have to use it to the best of our abilities; to educate, to inspire, to grow and to help make a change ❤ Behind the stacks of celebrity gossip magazines with headlines and hashtags about these ridiculous Snapchat feuds, there are celebrities using their platforms … Continue reading Influential Artists & Entertainers Using Their Platforms to Make a Change