The Table Women Podcast
The Table Ep 20 - Season 2 Recap with Vic and Sarah!

The Table Ep 20 - Season 2 Recap with Vic and Sarah!

May 18, 2021

Hosts Vic and Sarah take a look back at the season, touching on topics including:

* Favorite conversations and stories from S2

* Stories from Sarah and Victoria’s lives and careers they’ve never shared

* How the world and industry has changed from recording to recap

* Breaking down networking, creating “buzz” around a creator that may or may not, be accurate, and trusting your instincts

* The ebb and flow of long-lasting careers

* The best kinds of relationships to have

* What’s going on in season 3?!

 

Notes:

Matraca Berg:

http://nashvillesongwritersfoundation.com/Site/inductee?entry_id=773

Mickey Guyton on Jana Kramer’s Podcas: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/know-justice-know-peace-with-mickey-guyton/id1378621306?i=1000476432778

Harvard Implicit Bias Quiz: https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/takeatest.html

The Table Ep. 19 - CMT’s SVP of Music Strategy Leslie Fram

The Table Ep. 19 - CMT’s SVP of Music Strategy Leslie Fram

May 4, 2021

Senior Vice President of Music Strategy for CMT Leslie Fram joins Sarah and Victoria for a very special conversation on her life and career, the good bad and funny of the entertainment industry, diversity and creating positive change for all, checking your privilege and bias, and uplifting creators - plus so much more!

 

Notes:

Sean Mullins - Lullaby https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG9C0VwruXE

Change the Conversation - http://www.changetheconversation.net/

Maren Morris CMA’s Speech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0oC3D2pdMKs

Nashville Music Equality - https://www.nashvillemusicequality.com/

Candice Watkins - https://nashvillelifestyles.com/people/women-in-business/women-in-business-2020-candice-watkins/

Shannon Sanders - https://www.bmi.com/news/entry/shannon-sanders-joins-bmis-nashville-creative-team-as-executive-director

Gina Miller - http://www.ginamillerpresents.com/about#meetgina

Rachel’s Story at Country Music Fan Seminar - https://tasteofcountry.com/rachel-berry-black-country-music-fan-viral-facebook-post/

Apple Radio - https://www.apple.com/newsroom/2020/08/apple-announces-apple-music-radio/

Viacom - Diversity and Inclusion Week NY - http://nickalive.blogspot.com/2020/09/viacomcbs-kicks-off-inclusion-week-amid.html

She is the Music - https://sheisthemusic.org/

Karen Fairchild - https://www.instagram.com/karenfairchild/?hl=en

Tracy Gershan  - https://www.instagram.com/tracygershon/?hl=en

Next Women of Country - http://www.cmt.com/cmt-next-women-of-country-tour

Beverly Keel  - https://www.tennessean.com/story/opinion/columnists/david-plazas/2020/09/16/tennessee-voices-beverly-keel-mstu-change-the-conversation/5805726002/

LeAnn Phelan - https://www.lpcreativetherapy.com/about

Song Suffragettes - https://www.songsuffragettes.com/

Tomato gate:  https://www.tennessean.com/story/entertainment/music/2015/06/18/tomato-gate-galvanizes-women-country/28936501/

Jennifer Nettles Equal Play Dress - https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/14/style/jennifer-nettles-cms-equal-play.html

Brandi Carlile - https://book.brandicarlile.com/

Porter’s Call - https://www.porterscall.com/

Brett Eldredge - https://www.bretteldredge.com/

Maggie Rose - https://www.maggierosemusic.com/

Brittney Spencer - https://www.instagram.com/brittneyspencer/?hl=en

Jason Isbell - https://www.jasonisbell.com/

Amanda Shires - https://www.amandashiresmusic.com/

Jada Watson SongData - https://songdata.ca/research-team/principal-investigator/

Mickey Guyton - https://www.mickeyguyton.com/

The Table Ep. 18 - Creative Director Mariah Topel

The Table Ep. 18 - Creative Director Mariah Topel

April 27, 2021

LMK Creative Director Mariah Topel joins Sarah and Victoria for a chat about her job and journey, including:

The journey from sound engineering to music publishing

How a good boss can shape your career and mindset

What does a music publisher do?

How 2020 impacted songwriters and publishers

Letting your creatives set the tone

What sets a writer or artist apart

 

Notes:

https://www.lbkentertainment.com/

https://www.lbkentertainment.com/writers 

 

 

The Table Ep. 17 - Celebrity Stylist Breaunna Trask

The Table Ep. 17 - Celebrity Stylist Breaunna Trask

April 20, 2021

Celebrity Stylist Breaunna Trask sits down for a vulnerable talk with The Table about her career and journey. This episode does touch on sensitive topics such as suicidal thoughts and mental health struggles. Breaunna Sarah and Victoria discuss:

Going from styling teen fashion shows to celebrity photoshoots

Mental health and how to deal

Early trauma and how it impacts your life/career

The beauty of living your passion

Bosses - the good, the bad, and the ugly

Male feminists and female misogynists

Sticking to your guns and trusting your gut

 

Breaunna Trask: https://www.instagram.com/breaunnatrask/ 

Matthew Henson: http://matthew-henson.com/

Mercedes Natalia: http://www.mercedesnatalia.com/

 

The Table Ep. 16 - Founder of Song Suffragettes & Artist Manager Todd Cassetty

The Table Ep. 16 - Founder of Song Suffragettes & Artist Manager Todd Cassetty

April 13, 2021

Founder of Song Suffragettes & Artist Manager Todd Cassetty sits down with Sarah and Victoria to discuss:

The evolution of a risk-taker’s career

Working with artists like Taylor Swift and Kalie Shorr 

The founding of Song Suffragettes

Championing female talent

The role men play in helping or hurting women

Excuses excuses - what does sexism sound like?

How the industry can change the tide

How feminism makes the industry better for all

 

Episode Notes:

https://www.songsuffragettes.com/

http://hello.hififusion.com/about

https://www.kalieshorr.com/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFb_al_ETrs

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/p/carrie-underwood-the-blown-away-tour-live/8d6kgwzsmpxn

https://www.caa.com/

http://www.changetheconversation.net/

http://www.cmtpress.com/network/executive/leslie-fram/

https://onbeing.org/programs/brene-brown-strong-back-soft-front-wild-heart/

https://www.grammy.com/recording-academy/press-room/diversity-inclusion

https://www.banksy.co.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/LaurenDuski/?ref=page_internal

https://blacklivesmatter.com/

http://www.lilnasx.com/

The Table - Ep. 15 Courtney Gregg Carnival Music VP & GM

The Table - Ep. 15 Courtney Gregg Carnival Music VP & GM

April 6, 2021

Carnival Music's VP & GM Courtney Gregg sits down at The Table to discuss: 

* How she got started

* An industry unicorn! Spending her whole career at one company

* Dealing with the old boy’s club

* The struggles of female artists and female writers - is one harder?

* Work-life balance

* Embarrassing industry experiences

 

Notes:

http://www.carnivalmusic.net/

http://www.startswimming.net/

https://haileywhitters.com/

The Table Ep. 14 - Actress Erin Karpluk

The Table Ep. 14 - Actress Erin Karpluk

March 30, 2021

Award-winning actress Erik Karpluk has had a long and diverse career appearing in both Canadian and US projects. She is known for her roles in Dark Angel, Masters of Sex, Gidiva's, 911/911 Lone Star, Reasonable Doubt, Christmas Lodge (co-starring host Victoria Banks!) and as 'Erica' in the hit CBC series Being Erica. Erin sits down for a candid discussion on:

Her personal and professional journies

Why a female support system is important

Finding and using your voice

The film industry and age, gender, nudity and storytelling

Unapologetically knowing your power

Sticking to your boundaries and morals

The industry in Canada vs. The USA

 

Notes:

Erin Karpluk Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/erinkarplukofficial/

Erin’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/erinkarpluk/?hl=en

Erin’s IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1172442/

Christmas Lodge:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmDUOfPLWtA

Chela Horsdal: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1319098/

Michelle Harrison: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0365768/

Sonja Bennett: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1060641/

Tatiana Maslany: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1137209/

Taylor Kitsch: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2018237/

Lo Lind: https://www.instagram.com/lolindonthebeat/?hl=en

Ray Liotta: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000501/

Armchair Expert America Ferrera: https://armchairexpertpod.com/pods/america-ferrera

Amanda Tapping: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0850102/

Megan Follows: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001227/

Serena Ryder: https://www.serenaryder.com/

Red Racer: https://centralcitybrewing.com/products/red-racer-street-legal-dealcoholized-craft-beer/

Partake: https://drinkpartake.com/

The Table Ep. 13 - Carl Kornmeyer & Emma Brooke

The Table Ep. 13 - Carl Kornmeyer & Emma Brooke

March 23, 2021

Sarah and Vic sit down with LBK Entertainment President and CEO Carl Kornmeyer and LBK Songwriter Emma Brooke. We get a unique look at their creative and business dynamics, and the inner workings of a music publishing company! Carl shares some of the knowledge he's gained founding and running TV networks and developing creatives, and Emma shares what she learned through her past experiences and why she values their relationship so much. We also dive into:

The evolution of the “Nashville way”

Country radio, TV, and creativity

Gender dynamics in the industry

What a publisher/writer relationship is like

Aligning morals and the music industry

What makes a good team?

Championing up and coming creatives

 

Episode notes:

https://countrymusichalloffame.org/artist/e-w-bud-wendell/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Nashville_Network

https://www.biography.com/musician/barbara-mandrell

https://garthbrooks.com/

https://www.songsuffragettes.com/

https://www.cmtequalplay.com/

https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/9417520/how-we-work-now-country-music-association-ceo-sarah-trahern

https://jayshetty.me/

https://home.lewiscapaldi.com/

https://kriskristofferson.com/bio/

 

Thank you to our season 2 launch sponsor Anchor Publicity! We are so proud to work with such a wonderful female-owned company that supports and uplifts others. You can find them at:

http://anchorpublicity.com

 

Special Episode! BIPOC in Country Music w/ Musicologist and Researcher Jada Watson

Special Episode! BIPOC in Country Music w/ Musicologist and Researcher Jada Watson

March 16, 2021

Sarah and Victoria have an emotional, in-depth discussion with Musicologist and Researcher Jada Watson on BIPOC representation in Country Music. Fresh off a newly released report, Jada and the hosts dive into:

  • The statistics and data regarding BIPOC creators 
  • Radio charts: 1944-2020
  • Are things getting better?
  • Breaking down the numbers
  • What do diversity and representation look like right now?
  • The impact of racism and bias on creators and communities
  • Touching on future research regarding LGBTQIA+ creators

 

Notes:

Song Data: https://songdata.ca/

The report: https://songdata.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/SongData-Watson-Redlining-Country-Music-032021.pdf 

Jada's Article on Mickey Guyton 2021 Grammys: https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/grammys-2021-performer-mickey-guyton-makes-history-without-country-radio-ncna1261044 

Karl Hagstrom Miller: https://www.dukeupress.edu/segregating-sound

Amanda Martinez: https://www.amandamariemartinez.com/

Charles Hughes Country Soul: https://uncpress.org/book/9781469633428/country-soul/

Charley Pride: https://charleypride.com/

Linda Martell: https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/linda-martell-black-country-grand-ole-opry-pioneer-1050432/

Virginia Kirby: https://rateyourmusic.com/artist/virginia_kirby

Barbara Cooper: https://www.thewomenfolk.com/?page_id=10

Ruby Falls: http://www.hillbilly-music.com/artists/story/index.php?id=16863#:~:text=Hillbilly%2DMusic.com%20%2D%20Ruby%20Falls&text=She%20was%20Bertha%20Bearden%20Dorsey,black%20female%20country%20music%20singers

Stoney Edwards: http://www.hillbilly-music.com/artists/story/index.php?id=14940

O.B. McClinton: http://www.mscountrymusictrail.org/markers/o-b-mcclinton

Big Al Downing: http://www.cmt.com/news/1505212/singer-songwriter-and-pianist-big-al-downing-dies-at-age-65/

Our Native Daughters: https://folkways.si.edu/songs-of-our-native-daughters

Leslie Fram: http://www.cmtpress.com/network/executive/leslie-fram/

Joel Whitburn: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joel_Whitburn

Darius Rucker: https://www.dariusrucker.com/

Jimmie Allen: https://www.jimmieallenmusic.com/

Kane Brown: https://www.kanebrownmusic.com/

Mickey Guyton: https://www.mickeyguyton.com/

Blanco Brown: https://www.blancobrown.com/welcome/

Rissi Palmer: https://rissipalmermusic.com/

Crystal Shawanda: http://crystalshawanda.co/

Star De Azlan: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_De_Azlan

Hunter Kelley: https://rarecountry.com/voices/hunter-kelly/

The sum of us - Heather McGhee: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0871KZQ3G/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1

Chely Wright: https://www.chely.com/

Ty Herndon: https://www.tyherndon.com/

Billy Gilman: http://www.billygilman.com/

Shelley Fairchild: https://www.shellyfairchild.com/

Kristen Hall: https://tasteofcountry.com/sugarland-lawsuit-kristen-hall-details/

Brandy clark: https://www.brandyclarkmusic.com/

CRS Talk Data To Me: https://www.billboard.com/index.php/articles/business/9525467/country-radio-seminar-streaming-panels-crs

Teach and Transform Liz Kleinrock: https://www.instagram.com/teachandtransform/?hl=en

Zero-Sum Game Theory - Heather McGhee: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/13/opinion/race-economy-inequality-civil-rights.html

 

Thank you to our season 2 launch sponsor Anchor Publicity! We are so proud to work with such a wonderful female-owned company that supports and uplifts others. You can find them at:

http://anchorpublicity.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Table Ep. 12 - Entertainment Lawyer Rachel Guttmann

The Table Ep. 12 - Entertainment Lawyer Rachel Guttmann

March 9, 2021

Sarah and Vic talk with entertainment lawyer Rachel Guttmann about her journey from music-lover to lawyer, what all creatives should know, gender differences when it comes to the experiences of creatives, and the "old boys' club".

 

Rachel has recently become a partner at Taylor Guttmann PLLC: https://musicrow.com/2021/01/entertainment-attorney-stephanie-taylor-renames-firm-names-rachel-guttmann-partner/ 

Rachel’s Playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/2Yl3tSCYbWk6wmHYXOUtir?si=X3eUMWu4SAmTiewczNyf-g&nd=1

SOLID: https://www.solidnashville.org/

@solidmusicmarket

 

Thank you to our season 2 launch sponsor Anchor Publicity! We are so proud to work with such a wonderful female-owned company that supports and uplifts others. You can find them at:

http://anchorpublicity.com 

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