Meet the Board: Stephen Shirk
Stephen Shirk is a producer, engineer, sound designer and studio owner based in Chicago, IL. Stephen has worked with artists including Alabama Shakes, The Lumineers, Joe Pug, Mark Ribot, Patterson Hood, Other Lives and many others. Stephen founded the audio/video series HearYa Live Sessions, featuring up and coming indie artists recorded live in his studio. The video series has racked up more than twenty million online views. Stephen has operated SHIRK studios in Chicago's north side since 2004. In 2013, Stephen set up shop in a permanent location in Chicago's West Town neighborhood. Here, SHIRK studios was opened for the first time as a commercial facility, catering to the analog and digital recording needs of Chicago's finest artists and producers.