More to Watch Virginia-based alternative rock duo Illiterate Light recently shared their new emotional single “Fuck LA” and its accompanying music video in anticipation of their upcoming new LP, Sunburned, out Jan. 27. In this slower track, singer-guitarist Jeff Gorman and drummer Jake Cochran reflect and comment on the monotony of being away from family […]
A continuing conversation in the music industry is the role of female music producers; today, about 4% of the music producers are women. Kimberly Shires, music producer and owner of Hear Me Roar Studio, is looking to change that statistic. Join contributing writer, Margaret Adams, as she and Shires discuss the industry and how producing music isn’t as hard as it looks. Shires’ deep background with music informed her journey to being a studio owner. She played in an orchestra as a kid, leaning on a classical side for most of her life. After graduating college with a degree in Clarinet, she felt burnt out from music and took a hiatus. “I just pivoted, I changed directions completely and put it away,” Shires said.