Shara Rambarran is from Essex (UK). She graduated from the University of Sheffield (in Popular Music Studies). She did most of her practitioner work (as a performer, composer, Rock School tutor/technician, and music press/promotions assistant) before entering the academia to specialize in popular musicology. After completing her PhD at the University of Salford, Shara has lectured and worked across the UK and Europe in educational establishments. Currently based in the South-East of England, she is an assistant professor in music and cultural studies. She is passionate in researching and writing on: remixology/post-production, digital technology, virtuality, British Black music (electronica, dub, reggae, grime), hip-hop, pop production, audio-visual aesthetics, media, music video, cultural/critical theory, music industry, music education, and law (Intellectual Property Rights). Currently, she is on the editorial board for the journals, The Art of Record Production and Journal of Popular Music Education, and a peer reviewer for various music academic publications. Shara is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
— Shara Rambarran (@Sharadai) April 27, 2016