International women's day 2021

International Women’s Day 2021: Meet the women shaping the music making industry

As part of International Women’s Day 2021, Audio Media International presents a selection of interviews and articles with some of the most influential women working in music today.

From artists and producers to mix engineers, sound designers and diversity campaigners, we’ve been honoured to speak with so many incredible talents from across the full spectrum of the pro audio and music industries.

Over the past year we’ve also had the great pleasure of working closely with acclaimed mastering engineer and exclusive Audio Media International columnist Katie Tavini, as well as the vital 2% Rising organisation, whose ground-breaking work in raising the profile of women and gender minorities is being felt on an ever-increasing basis across the industry.

Here, we have provided links to an assortment of recent interviews and features with some of the very best in the business.

2% Rising
This month sees the incredible 2% Rising team celebrate its first anniversary, having enjoyed a hugely successful 12 months.

Aryanne Maudit
The West London-based engineer, producer and multi-instrumentalist discusses career origins, industry challenges and plans for the future.

Aubrey Whitfield
Producer and composer Aubrey Whitfield talks the art of production and the fight for industry diversity.

Catherine Anne Davies aka The Anchoress
We hear from the acclaimed artist and producer about her upcoming The Anchoress album The Art Of Losing (March 12) and the huge personal challenges she overcame during its production.

Dani Bennett Spragg
The MPG Award-winning engineer is one of the most exciting talents in the industry. Here, she tells us about some of her biggest projects to date and her ambitions for the future.

Hannah V
The revered record producer and former session musician to the stars reflect on her illustrious career to date.

Jane Weaver
The pioneering artist and producer talks us through the making of her new album Flock (released on March 5) and discusses the impact of Brexit on independent artists.

Jasmin Lee
Audio Media International recently spoke to Dean St Studios managing director Jasmin Lee and Dolby Atmos specialist Jan Stan Kybert about the legendary facility’s relaunch and its new Dolby Atmos set up.

Kaity Rae
Songwriter and producer Kaity Rae talks production influences and her approach to work in the studio.

Kallie Marie
The LA-based producer, engineer, composer and author discusses her illustrious career to date.

Katie Tavini
Here, in just one of her many brilliant columns, mastering engineer and 2% Rising co-founder Katie Tavini discusses the biggest taboo in the world of audio engineering.

Katie Von Schleicher
The New York-based artist and producer takes us inside the making of her latest album Consummation and discusses what means to be an independent artist and producer in today’s industry.

Marika Hackman
The indie icon spoke to Audio Media International last year about her first self-produced record – the brilliant Covers – and going it alone in the studio during COVID.

Nadine Shah
The Mercury Prize-nominated artist sits down for a chat with Audio Media International and her long-time collaborator Ben Hillier to reflect on a decade of working together.

Producer and DJ NikNak tells us about her route into the audio industry and the biggest challenges facing its newcomers.

The multi-talented artist, producer and 2% Rising co-founder discusses her career to date and the challenges facing newcomers to the industry.

Vick Bain
The pioneering diversity campaigner recently spoke to Audio Media International about her newly launched F-List project – a new directory for women and gender minorities across the music industry.

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