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Hashim Riaz

Hashim Riaz

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Audio Fields:

  • Acoustics, Psychoacoustics, Hearing - Musical Acoustics
  • Recording Audio

Job Duties:

  • Manager
  • Other: Spatial Audio Researcher


With a background in music technology, composition and live sound, my passion is working with audio hardware and software. Amongst previous work experience, I have worked as a freelance sound engineer, taught music technology in the FE sector and set-up an arts collective called BrownBear Studios. I have recently completed my MSc in Audio Technology and have since been conducting research into Spatial Audio recording and reproduction for live music within an immersive VR environment.

Education Background

MSc Audio and Music Technology, Department of Electronics, University of York, classification pending.

BMus Music Technology, Kingston University London, First Class Honours.

GCSE and A-Levels completed at Southend High School for Boys.

Employment History

Freelance Researcher in Spatial Audio, 2017 - Current.

Music Technology Lecturer, 2015 -2016.

Music Technician and Freelance Sound Engineer, 2013 -2016.

Creative Director at BrownBear Studios, 2010 - 2016.

Related Experience

Spatial Audio (recording and reproduction)
Immersive Virtual Reality
Live Sound Reinforcement
Event Management

Why Am I An AES Member?

I joined the AES community to share my research and be aware of current audio technology and research developments.

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