Dr Jan-Peter Herbst
Musicologist

Presentations & Media Appearances

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Presentations

  • (2019) "Modern Rock", lecture at the postgraduate course MAS Pop & Rock at the University of the Arts Berne (CH), 14 December 2019.
  • (2019) "The sound of Teutonic metal: A production perspective on the musical and technological differences of metal music from across the world" at the conference of the German Society for Popular Music (GfPM) in Mainz, 1-3 November 2019.
  • (2019) "Teutonic heritage: A producer's view on the effects of cultural origin on Record Production and artist interaction" at the Home of Metal Symposium in Birmingham, 13 September 2019.
  • (2019) “Teutonic Metal Attack. Power Metal in and from Germany” at the conference “Locating Heavy Metal Music and Culture” of the International Society for Metal Music Studies (ISMMS) in Nantes (FRA), 17-20 June 2019.
  • (2018) “'Gear Acquisition Syndrome' (GAS): Instrumenten- und Genre-Abhängigkeiten in den Kaufmotiven und im Sammelverhalten von MusikerInnen der Populären Musik” at the conference “(Dis-)Orientierungen populärer Musik” of the German Society for Popular Music (GfPM) at the Carl Ossietzky University of Oldenburg (GER), 17 November 2018 (with Jonas Menze).
  • (2017) “Technology in Popular Music Education”, lecture at the postgraduate course MAS Pop & Rock at the University of the Arts Berne (CH), 12-13 October 2018.
  • (2018) “The work realities of professional studio musicians in the German popular music recording industry” at the "Crosstown Traffic" conference of the IASPM UK & Ireland, the Association for the Study of the Art of Record Production (ASARP), the International Society of Metal Music Studies (ISMMS) and the Dancecult Journal at the University of Huddersfield (UK), 3-5 September 2018.
  • (2018) (with Jonas Menze) “’Gear Acquisition Syndrome’: Attitudes and motifs for collecting musical gear across genres and instruments” at the "Crosstown Traffic" conference of the IASPM UK & Ireland, the Association for the Study of the Art of Record Production (ASARP), the International Society of Metal Music Studies (ISMMS) and the Dancecult Journal at the University of Huddersfield (UK), 3-5 September 2018.
  • (2018) “The work realities of professional studio musicians in the German popular music recording industry” at the Music and Sound Research Seminar at Leeds Beckett University (UK), 6 June 2018.
  • (2018) “British, US-American, Scandinavian and Teutonic metal. A producers‘ talk about nationality and culture in metal music's sound and performance (open discussion with demonstration).” Workshop with producer Charlie Bauerfeind at the conference “HardWired VI: So far, so good… so what? Approaching the Metal Realities” at the University of Siegen (GER), 3-5 May 2018.
  • (2018) “The formation of the German metal scene and the question of a ‘Teutonic’ power metal sound” at the conference “HardWired VI: So far, so good… so what? Approaching the Metal Realities” at the University of Siegen (GER), 3-5 May 2018.
  • (2017) “Old sounds with new technologies? Examining the creative potential of guitar ‘profiling’ technology from a production perspective” at “The Future Sound of Pop Music” conference in Bern (CH), 1 December 2017.
  • (2017) “Modern Rock And Metal Music”, lecture at the postgraduate course MAS Pop & Rock at the University of the Arts Berne (CH), 21 October 2017.
  • (2017) "Musikpädagogik und Musiktechnologie: Eine Fallstudie aus der Praxis am Beispiel von Dub Reggae" [Music Technology and Music Education: A practice-based case study on dub reggae] at the conference "Jugend musiziert – musikkulturelle Vielfalt im Diskurs" of the Institute for Research on Musical Ability (IBFM), Paderborn University (GER), 29 September 2017. ⇒ Poster presentation
  • (2017) "'Heaviness' and the metal music guitar. Interactions between harmonic structure and sound from acoustic and perceptual perspectives" at the conference of the German Society for Music Psychology (DGM), University of Hamburg (GER), 15 September 2017. ⇒ Poster presentation
  • (2017) "Gear Acquisition Syndrome - An empirical invesigation of electric guitar players' dealings with equipment and its consequences for musical genres" at the conference of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music (IASPM), Kassel University (GER), 29 June 2017.
  • (2017) “Musikalische Darstellungsweisen der Elemente am Beispiel des Konzeptalbums 'The Alchemy Index' von Thrice" [Musical presentation of the natural elements in Thrice’s concept album The Alchemy Index] at a lecture series on aesthetic education at Bielefeld University (GER), 3 May 2017.
  • (2017) "Transkulturelle Musikpädagogik – Ziele, Methoden und Potenziale für ästhetische Bildung" [Transcultural music education – aims, methods and potentials for aesthetic education] at a lecture series on aesthetic education, Bielefeld University (GER), 17 January 2017.
  • (2016) "Shredding, Two-Hand-Tapping, Feedback. Eine experimental-analytische Studie zur Auswirkung von Gitarrenverzerrung auf das Solospiel im Rock und Metal" [An experimental and analytic study on the effects of guitar distortion on solo playing in rock and metal] at the conference of the German Association for Popular Music (GfPM), Hamburg University (GER), 19 November 2016.
  • (2016) “Para-Sonic 3.0. Eine Klang-Körper-Interaktion“ [Para-sonic 3.0. A sound and body interaction], Bielefeld University (GER), 11 November 2016.
  • (2016) "Der Einfluss von Verzerrung auf die Wahrnehmung verschiedener Gitarrenakkorde. Eine quantitative Studie auf Grundlage psychoakustischer Messungen" [The effect of distortion on the perception of guitar chord structures. A quantitative study based on a psychoacoustic experiment] at the conference of the German Association for Music Psychology (DGM), Vienna University (A), 11 September 2016. ⇒ Poster presentation
  • (2016) "Verzerrung und Noise – Formen, Intentionen und Geschichte des Heavy Metal Sounds" [Distortion and noise - Forms, intentions and history on heavy metal sounds] as guest lecture in the seminar "Musik, Kultur und Geschichte des Heavy Metal" (Prof. Dr. Florian Heesch), Siegen University (GER), 28 June 2016.
  • (2016) "Die Verzerrung als Gestaltungsmerkmal des Gitarrenspiels. Methodische Grundlagen und praktische Anwendungen" as guest lecture in the seminar "Stromgitarren" (Nils Kirschlager), Paderborn University (GER), 16 June 2016.
  • (2016) "George Martin – Eine Rückschau auf seine Arbeit mit den Beatles und seinen Einfluss auf die Musikwelt" [George Martin – A retrospect on his work with the Beatles and his influence on the world of music], Bielefeld University (GER), 1 June 2016.
  • (2016) "Das Konzeptalbum im Wandel der Zeit – Transmediale Schnittstellen als zeitgemäße ästhetische wie auch ökonomische Strategien?!" [Concept albums in the change of time – Transmedial interfaces as aesthetic and economic strategies?!], Bielefeld University (GER), 20 April 2016.
  • (2016) "Methoden der Klanganalyse und ihre Anwendung in Musikpsychologie und -analyse" [Methods of sound analysis and its use for music psychology and analysis] as guest lecture in the seminar "Funktionen und Wirkungen von Musik" (Prof. Dr. Heiner Gembris), Paderborn University (GER), 19 April 2016.
  • (2016) "Kommunikation und Wissenskonstruktion in der Vorlesung. Eine quantitative Praxisstudie" [Communication and construction of knowledge. A quantitave study] at the "Higher Education Day", Paderborn University (GER), 16 February 2016. ⇒ Poster presentation
  • (2016) "Die Verzerrung als Gestaltungsmerkmal des E-Gitarrenspiels in der Rockmusik" [The distortion as an expressive tool for rock guitar playing] at the symposium "Transcultural and Popular Music Research", Weimar University of Music (GER), 29 January 2016.
  • (2015) "Dub Reggae – Das Mischpult als Instrument" [Dub reggae – the mixing desk as an instrument], Bielefeld University (GER), 12 December 2015.
  • (2015) "Busby Berkeley – Höhepunkte der Choreographie des Broadway Musicals der 1930er Jahre" [Busby Berkeley – Highlights of 1930s Broadway musical choreography], Bielefeld University (GER), 4 November 2015.
  • (2014) "Rethinking sound – an ontological perspective" at the Sonic Signatures Symposium, Aalborg University (DK), 9 April 2014. ⇒ Poster presentation
  • (2014) "‘What’s that sound?‘ Sound als didaktische Herausforderung der populären Musik" [Sound as a challenge for popular music education] at the symposium "Popmusik-Vermittlung: Zwischen Schule, Universität und Beruf", Leuphana University Lüneburg (GER), 13 February 2014.
  • (2013) "Stilkopie" at the "Day of Higher Education", Paderborn University (GER), 5 March 2013.
  • (2013) "Netzwerk Sound – Hören, Kultur, Praxis. Präsentation des Dissertationsprojekts" [Network sound – Listening, culture, practice. Presentation of PhD project], Paderborn University (GER), 19 February 2013.
  • (2013) "Didaktik der Populären Musik. Sound und aktuelle Herausforderungen" [Popular Music Education. Sound and contemporary challenges] as guest lecture in the seminar "Musik lernen und vermitteln: Grundfragen und Perspektiven der Musikpädagogik" (Prof. Dr. Thomas Krettenauer), Paderborn University (GER), 13 January 2013.

Media Appearances

  • (2018) Radio interview with the Deutschlandfunk (broadcasted throughout Germany): “Heavy-Metal-Forschung. Als die Stahlindustrie den Takt der Musik vorgab” [Heavy metal research. When the metal industry dominated the beat of the music] on 5.5.2018.
    ⇒ Interview Online.


    +++ Interview length 6:40 +++

  • (2016) Interview with newspaper Neue Westfälische on "learning an instrument in the adult age" in May 2016.
  • (2016) Interview with Radio Bielefeld on "ear worms".
  • (2016) Interview in the Bielefelder journal on popular music. Bielefelder, 3/16.
  • (2015) Interview with Radio Herford on "music and emotion" in December 2015.
  • (2012) Interview with newspaper Neue Westfälische on "music festivals" in July 2012.

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