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She Rocks Showcase Shines a Light at ASCAP Expo

By Laura B. Whitmore The annual She Rocks Showcase at the ASCAP Expo, held on May 8, 2018, added amazing energy to this Los Angeles conference of songwriters and music creators. Showcasing four amazingly talented and diverse musical acts, the...

Front and Center: Priscilla Renea, Singer-Songwriter

Front and Center: Priscilla Renea, Singer-Songwriter By Laura B. Whitmore Priscilla Renea has spent nearly a decade as one of the songwriters behind some of music’s biggest hits by artists such as Rihanna, Selena Gomez, Pitbull, Miranda Lambert, Diplo and more....

Front and Center: Samantha Pink, Director Business Operations at JAM Industries

Front and Center: Samantha Pink, Director Business Operations at JAM Industries by Justine Souchack Samantha Pink is the director of business operations at Jam Industries, a high volume distributor specializing in consumer electronics, musical instruments, and pro audio and lighting equipment. Jam Industries was...

Front and Center: Erica Richstad, Manager, Applications Engineering at Dolby

Front and Center: Erica Richstad, Manager, Applications Engineering At Dolby By Myki Angeline Dolby Laboratories specializes in audio noise reduction and audio encoding/compression, and licenses its technologies to consumer electronics manufacturers. Most of us are familiar with Dolby technology in movie theaters,...

Front and Center: Kristi Bronico, PR & Marketing Communications Manager at C.F. Martin &...

The WiMN’s Front and Center is a weekly column that showcases accomplished women who work in the music and audio industries. We spotlight successful female performers, manufacturers, retailers, educators, managers, publicists, and everyone else in between. Want to be featured? Learn how here.  Front...

Front And Center: Rebecca Weller Founder of Guitar Mash

By Justine Souchack Today we’re thrilled to chat with Rebecca Weller, one of the founders of Guitar Mash. This unique event offers communal jamming, teen programs, intimate interactions with artists and more, and is open to musicians of all ages and...

Front And Center: Mari Fix, Owner And Co-Founder Of ‘FRAGRANCE OF SOUND®’

https://youtu.be/e0i-SawlRKA Front And Center: Mari Fix, Owner And Co-Founder Of FRAGRANCE OF SOUND® By Myki Angeline Mari Fix is truly one of a kind in her field. As the main vocalist, performer, and creative force behind FRAGRANCE OF SOUND®, her talents and...

Front and Center: Chalise Zolezzi, NAMM Director of Public Relations & Social Media

Front and Center: Chalise Zolezzi, NAMM Director of Public Relations & Social Media By Leslie Buttonow Most musicians and those involved in the music products industry are familiar with NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants). Those who have attended a NAMM...

Front and Center: Jen Taylor Warren, Co-Founder, of the Iron Maidens

By Justine Souchack The metal genre is often dominated by male artists, leaving little room for female musicians to shine. One artist who has broken through this mold, however, is Jen Taylor Warren, co-founder, and first vocalist of the legendary all-girl Iron...

Front and Center: Butterscotch, Musician, Beatboxer & LGBTQ Activist

Front and Center: Butterscotch, Musician, Beatboxer & LGBTQ Activist By Myki Angeline https://youtu.be/nGiss_iIKC0 To say Butterscotch is multitalented is an understatement. Her style is eclectic and ever-evolving. She is a one-woman phenomenon incorporating looping with beatboxing, piano, guitar, flute, saxophone, and bass...