Playlist: Contemporary Women Music Producers

Senior Producer Lisa Persson shares the sounds of contemporary women music producers who are blazing new sonic trails across the globe.

August 2023

Gender Parity in Music Production?

According to a 2022 study by USC Annenberg, women make up less than 3% of music producing positions across the Billboard 100 Year-End Charts over the past decade. Despite an increase in industry initiatives to move towards parity, the progress of the last 10 years has been minimal.

Fortunately, a whole new class of women music artists are rising up and blazing new sonic trails. Dive into the sounds of some of our favorite contemporary women music producers & sound designers from across the globe, each of whom are pushing their respective genres to the cutting edge of sound.

Listen's Senior Producer Lisa Persson put together a Spotify playlist highlighting some of the top women music producers within the past decade. From ambient to electronic or breakbeat, this playlist has a taste of everything - enjoy, and hopefully you'll discover a new favorite.

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