List of Publications

(Last 5 Years Only)


2014; The Musicology of Record Production; Cambridge University Press.

2012; Co-edited with Prof. Simon Frith; The Art of Record Production: an introductory reader for a new academic field; Ashgate Press.


Refereed journal articles

2013; Guest editor of a special edition of Dancecult journal on Production Technologies and Studio Practice.

2012; Musical Meaning and the Musicology of Record Production.Beitraege zur Popularmusikforschung Vol.38 (edited by D. Helms and T. Phelps) Bielefeld.

2010; The Stadium In The Bedroom: functional staging, authenticity and the audience led aesthetic in record production; Popular Music Journal. Vol 29/2

2008; The Medium In The Message: Phonographic staging techniques that utilize the sonic characteristics of reproduction media; Journal on the Art of Record Production. Issue 4

2008; The Musicology of Record Production; 20th Century Music Vol 4(2)

2007; The Study Of Groove; Ethnomusicology Forum Vol. 16 No. 2


Chapters in edited collections

Forthcoming 2015; "An Analysis of Space, Gesture and Interaction in Kings of Leon's 'Sex On Fire' (2008)". Chapter in Song Interpretation in 21st-Century Pop Music edited by Ralf von Appen, André Doehring, Dietrich Helms, Allan F. Moore; Farnham: Ashgate Popular and Folk Music Series.

Forthcoming 2015; ‘How Is Theoretical Research Meeting The Challenges of Pedagogy In The Field Of Record Production?’ Chapter in Music, Technology & Education: Critical Perspectives edited by Dr Evangelos Himonidesand Dr Andrew King; Farnham: Ashgate Sempre Psychology of Music Series.

Forthcoming 2015; ‘The Spectromorphology Of Recorded Popular Music: the shaping of sonic cartoons through record production’. Chapter in The Relentless Pursuit Of Tone: Timbre In Popular Music. Edited by Robert Fink, Mindy LaTour O’Brien, Zachary Wallmark; New York: Oxford University Press.

Forthcoming 2015; 'Sonic Cartoons' Chapter in Sound as Popular Culture. Edited by Maria Hanacek, Jens Papenburg and Holger Schulze; Cambridge MA: MIT Press.

2010; ‘Real and Unreal Performances’; Chapter in Rhythm In The Age of Digital Reproduction; edited by Anne Danielsen; Ashgate Press.