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Good For A Girl

Lisa Garelick: Rise Records

  • S1E5
  • 1:05:12
  • April 7th 2021

Courtney speaks to Lisa Garelick - Senior Product Manager at Rise Records. 

During this episode they discuss Lisa’s relationship with Spiritbox, the core ethical principles and strategy at Rise Records, how Lisa started her career at 15 booking Ska shows, progressing to booking punk tours across the US at 17, Lisa’s DIY booking process, studying Digital Marketing and PR in New York, how Lisa started her own record label from her Brooklyn bedroom, challenging the issue of tokenism in the music industry, drawing inspiration from seeing female bands perform at the Warped Tour, the MeToo movement, Kittie’s career-spanning documentary ‘Origins/Evolutions’ overcoming obstacles as a woman working in music management, advice for up and coming bands, why Lisa’s mantra has always been ‘Start Today’, and more. 

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Good For A Girl

Join Courtney LaPlante, vocalist of Spiritbox, for her latest project - Good For A Girl. This podcast is an inside look at the realities and challenges of being a woman in the music industry, especially the metal scene - which has been male-dominated for a long time and still is today. 

Through conversations with Musicians, Radio DJs, Record Executives, and more Courtney explores how their personal experiences of gender inequality influenced and shaped them as they navigated their way along difficult career paths. Because as a woman working in metal, nothing comes easy. 

Each episode gives behind-the-scenes insight on how the music industry operates and what life is really like for working musicians. There’s also lots of advice for other women who are struggling to carve out their own path in traditionally male-domainated spaces. With plenty of stories and laughs along the way, Good For A Girl represents a defiant middle finger to the patriarchy. 

So join Courtney as she uncovers why each one of her guests are good, for a girl.

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Courtney LaPlante, the exceptional vocal talent at the forefront of one of modern metal's hottest and fastest rising bands - Spiritbox - has announced the launch of her brand new podcast. Aptly titled 'Good For A Girl'Courtney will be joined by a variety of female and non-binary guests from all factions of the music industry as they discuss their personal experiences of gender inequality that influenced and shaped her them as they navigated their way along their respective career paths.