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Kia Eshghi

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Kia Eshghi

Bio

Kia is a 20 year veteran of the music industry. At the age of 18 he toured nationally and internationally as a guitar player with successful Hardcore Metal band Unearth (Metal Blade, Century Media) and played many festivals such as Warped Tour, Hellfest, Ozzfest and shared the stage with many notable acts (In Flames, Soilwork, Shadows Fall, HUM, Andrew WK, Hatebreed, Shai Hulud, Lamb of God). Eventually Kia shifted more seriously to music production and built an impressive client list of both Major label and independent artists including Timbaland, G-Unit, Chamillionaire, Ashanti, Justin Timberlake.

He won best Modern Rock Album of The Year in 2010 at the Korean Music Awards for Production of Indie Rock album ‘201’ by The Black Skirts. Kia has since branched out to the field of post production audio for video. He has done work for the Guardian, The Atlantic, DirectTV and many others. Most recently, Kia started his own record label “Hanging Moon Records” and is continuing to develop and produce talented artists.

Qualifications

Kia Eshghi has completed the following qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Songwriting Berklee College of Music
Music Production and Engineering Diploma The Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences