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 has been awarded Bachelor’s Degree in English Honors and Master’s Degree in English by IGNOU, Central University, New Delhi, India in 2005 and 2008 respectively. Shib has 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 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.’s ethnographic field work in Budapest, Rome, Vienna, Prague, Birmingham, London, Cork, Dublin, Limerick and Cardiff. He has presented one of his research papers in 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 international conference “Innovation in Music 2019” held at University of West London from 5-8 December 2019 in association with London College of Music. He has been working since last 15 years for his own studio albums of English Language songs which got mixed at “Circle Studios” 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. Till day nine number of his songs got published from 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. Few more of his songs are under construction which would be published during September 2021. Shib has remained scholar of western contemporary vocal section since 2016 to 2020 at Calcutta School of Music, Kolkata and a scholar of Raj Yoga meditation under Brahma Kumaris, Pandab Bhawan, Rajasthan, India.
On 19th July, 2020 one of his singles “I Am Virus” has been distributed globally by Tunecore and CdBaby on digital platforms. The song is based on pandemic and global humanitarian crisis. Shib has tried to create anthropomorphic theme in this song and has given a great message towards the civilization that how to get rid of this deadly corona virus. This song is produced by Mr. Steve Robin and recorded at “The Barn” Recording studio, Brisbane, Australia.
Shib is also a member of The International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM), voting Member of Royal Music Association, Manchester, United Kingdom and 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 German Studies Association, USA.
Current Affiliation BMI IPI #: 1057541660 IPI #: 1057541758
First photograph is with Grammy winning Chief Engineer-Circle Studios (my current songs’ mixing engineer and record producer of my upcoming songs) 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 session at Innovation in Music conference, University of West London on 07.12.2019. Trevor Horn said to be ‘The man who invented the 80’s’, 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.