Canadian indie label Six Shooter Records is celebrating its 20th anniversary throughout 2020 with a full slate of programming, events, and news rolling out in the coming months. For its first act of this milestone year, Six Shooter has announced a new mentorship program, Know & Tell, where the label opens its doors to emerging artists and industry looking to connect. Free of charge and welcoming to all, Know & Tell is an opportunity for ideas and expertise to flow, according to the label.
With Know & Tell, Six Shooter will offer 45-minutes appointments available either in person or via video conference. To make an appointment, applicants are invited to fill out an online form to be matched with a resident expert from the label's 17-person team.
The mandate for this program is intended for general advice, useful consultation, and encouragement.
As well, Six Shooter has unveiled a special 20th anniversary logo, designed by the label’s Artist in Residence Lyle Bell (The Wet Secrets). The original girl on a horse logo, which will return in 2021, was created by Ty Semaka (Plaid Tongued Devils).
The label’s first motto, “Life is Too Short to Listen to Shitty Music,” which has graced the back of thousands of t-shirts spotted around the world, is also now officially retired. The new motto, “I Can Live Forever,” Six Shooter says is a reflection of its belief in the transformative power of art. The motto comes from the song “I Can Swing A Hammer,” a dance rock pep talk by The Wet Secrets. Check Six Shooter’s social media accounts (#SixShooter2020 and #ICanLiveForever) for in-depth stories and historical notes for every album in its genre-spanning catalogue throughout the year.