Staff Features

Sarah Jamer on Granted Podcast


Our very own Sarah Jamer was interviewed on the Granted Podcast. A podcast that’s curious about funding in the arts community, hosted by Krista Keough.

In this episode you can hear Sarah talk about innovation, fairness, trust and what’s important in the music industry. This episode packs a punch of realness. You can find it on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, YouTube or SoundCloud. Click this link to listen:

Music Nova Scotia Nominations!

Music Nova Scotia announced their nominations for the upcoming Nova Scotia Music Week. We are delighted to announce that The Syrup Factory received its first nomination for Company of The Year! Sara Russell, from our team was nominated for visual artist of the year and many of the artists we work with were also nominated for multiple awards. We’re looking forward to a busy week during NSMW 2018.


The Syrup Factory: Company of the Year

Sara Russell was nominated for Visual Artist of the year 🎉

Congrats to all nominees and extra special congrats to the incredible artists we've had the pleasure of supporting:

Gabrielle Papillon: Recording of the year, SOCAN Songwriter of the year, Solo Recording of the year, Pop Recording of the year

Christina Martin: Pop Recording of the Year, Solo Recording of the Year, Music Video of the Year

Reeny Smith: African Nova Scotia Artist of the Year, Entertainer of the Year, Music Video of the Year, SOCAN Songwriter of the Year

Ben Caplan: Folk Recording of the Year, Solo Recording of the Year

Cameron Nickerson: Country Recording of the Year

Matt Steele & The Corvette Sunset: Rock Recording of the Year, Recording of the Year, Music Video of the Year, Group Recording of the Year

Miller | MacDonald | Cormier: Traditional / Roots Recording of the Year

Plus shout-outs to those we've worked with in the past (and hopefully more in the future): Elise Besler MusicDusty Keleher, Celtic RantT. Thomason and Heather Rankin Music

Laura featured on Be The Next Her

Laura was recently featured on the blog, Be The Next Her: A Modern-Day Career Blog For Women, By Women. 

The site focuses on providing a platform for all women to share their career, life experiences, stories and advice to inspire other women and girls to be successful. (this is from their about page) 

'What advice would you give to young girls who want to be the NEXT you?'

"My advice is to see yourself for who you really are and love that person 100%. Imagine you are the older version of yourself – a fully-formed, amazing version of yourself that is gentle, kind and patient. Imagine what that person says to you in your moments of fear. Cradle yourself like your closest companion and that compassion will lead you to the right choices.

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