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Emma Alabaster

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Audio Producer, Sound Designer, Editor and Composer whose superpower is understanding people and creating sound-rich work. Passionate about creative, narrative work that supports social movements.
Member since 2021

Locations

  • Bronx, NY
  • Bronx, NY

Portfolio

  • Editing
  • Engineering
  • Music
  • Producing
  • Recording
  • Reporting
  • Scripting
  • Voice
  • Writing

About Emma

Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Emma Alabaster (they/she) makes songs, sounds and stories. At LAist Studios, Emma has worked as a producer and sound designer on the podcasts Snooze, WILD, and Imperfect Paradise, and was the lead reporter of the 4-part Imperfect Paradise series, Strippers Union

Emma is a graduate of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies. Previously, they were a producer and composer for The Black Women's Department of Labor podcast.

As a composer, Emma performs under her name and released an album with the band, decibelists. She music-directed luminary poet, Cornelius Eady's band, Rough Magic, including the Sterling Brown Project. Emma has worked as a bassist, vocalist and sound designer for over a decade in collaboration with music, theater and dance artists. Their background in education and community organizing make them especially passionate about stories that support movements for social justice.

Emma's Portfolio

Experience

Skills

  • Mixing
  • Story Editing
  • Sound Design
  • Scoring
  • Research
  • Reporting
  • Producing
  • Interviewing
  • Hosting
  • Field Recording
  • Field Producing
  • Composition
  • Booking
  • Audio Engineering
  • Voiceover