About Mr. Shib
Shib is a singer songwriter, composer and executive producer of English language songs (originals).
Mr. Shib is a registered independent musician/vocalist with Indian Music Industries, Mumbai to publish and release his songs internationally under Publishers and Record Labels. He is also registered with BMI,USA a performing rights organization. Though by profession he is an Assistant Professor of English and Head of the Department (H.O.D.) of Humanities & Social Sciences at GKCIET, Malda (a technical institute under Ministry of Education, New Delhi, Govt. of India. https://www.gkciet.ac.in/department/hss), where he has been teaching since 2012. Mr. Shib was awarded a Bachelor’s Degree in English Honors and a Master’s Degree in English by IGNOU, Central University, New Delhi, India in 2005 and 2008 respectively. Shib earned his Ph.D. from Techno India University, Kolkata, under the department of English in June 2021. His Ph.D. dissertation was “Women in 21st Century Anglo-American Popular Song”. Besides, he did his English Language Teachers’ Training summer school course from Exeter College, University of Oxford, England in 2013 and a Summer School course on Ethnomusicology from Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic in 2018. He remained an intern of the 25th International Rural Youth Development program, Hersching, Munich, Germany from July to August 2011 under the Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture, Bonn, Germany. He has carried out his Ph.D. ethnographic fieldwork in Budapest, Rome, Vienna, Prague, Birmingham, London, Cork, Dublin, Limerick and Cardiff. He presented one of his research papers in the EUPOP2019 conference at Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Ireland in July 2019. Shib was selected to represent his own music and PhD-related paper at the international conference “Innovation in Music 2019” held at the University of West London from 5-8 December 2019 in association with the London College of Music. He has been working for the last 15 years on his own studio albums of English Language songs which got mixed at “Circle Studios” in Birmingham by Grammy-winning chief engineer Trevor Gibson. His songs also got mixed at Puzzlemaker Studios, Bristol by country music award winner Andrea Succi. Legendary mastering engineer Barry Grint of Air Studios, London, and Zac Zikis of “Zikkis Mastering” Birmingham have mastered his songs. Chayan Chokroborty of Kolkata and Abhinava Mukherjee of Mumbai, Biplab Dhar of Malda and Steve Robin from Brisbane are the producers of Shib’s English Language songs. To date twelve number of his English language songs have been published in the UK for worldwide presentation by Integrity Publishing Ltd, UK (Modern Music Publisher of United Kingdom) and five number of his songs are registered with US-based publisher Song Trust. A few more of his songs are under construction which will be published in 2024. Shib has remained a scholar of the Western contemporary vocal section from 2016 to 2020 at Calcutta School of Music, Kolkata. In June 2022 at the “Innovation in Music” conference his song “I Am Virus” was presented in person at the Royal College of Music, Stockholm, Sweden. In 2023 from 30 June to 2 July at Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland he presented the research of his song “Yada Yada” which was mixed and mastered under the management of world-famous Air Studios, in London, UK. A music video for this song was filmed in London in September 2023 and is available on YouTube on VEVO channel.
On 19th July 2020 one of his singles “I Am Virus” was distributed globally by Tunecore and CdBaby on digital platforms. The song is based on the pandemic and global humanitarian crisis. Shib has tried to create an anthropomorphic theme in this song and has given a great message to the civilization that how to get rid of this deadly coronavirus. This song was produced by Mr. Steve Robin and recorded at “The Barn” Recording studio, in Brisbane, Australia.
Shib is also a member of The International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM), a voting Member of Royal Musical Association, Manchester, United Kingdom and the European Popular Culture Association ( EPCA) which is affiliated with the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA, USA) and the International Institute for Popular Culture (IIPC, Finland).He is also a member of International Singer Songwriter Association, USA, and the German Studies Association, USA.
Current Affiliation BMI IPI #: 1057541660 IPI #: 1057541758
The first photograph is with Grammy-winning Chief Engineer-Circle Studios and British actor-rock singer Trevor Gibson in Birmingham, UK on 08.12.2019 And next photograph is with Trevor Horn right after the end of the session at Innovation in Music conference, University of West London on 07.12.2019. Trevor Horn said to be ‘The man who invented the 80s’, gained international acclaim following his 1979 hit single Video Killed The Radio Star, written with his band The Buggles, winner of three Brit Awards, a Grammy, and an Ivor Novello award who was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2011 for his services to the music industry.