Nikita Kudakov

Research Areas

  • Rap-Performance
  • Music Production

Vita

Academic Education

2019Semester abroad, University of Vienna
2017–2021Master of Arts in Musicology, Goethe University Frankfurt, Master Thesis: "Comparing Music Production in Rap"
2014–2017

Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, Music and Modern Media: Organization and Presentation, University of Marburg Bachelor Thesis: „Classic - Hip Hop - Rock: Concept albums in compare

Career

Since 2023PhD candidate, Department of Music, Max-Planck-Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt am Main
2019–2022

Student Research Assistant, Department of Music, Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt am Main

Since 2017

Freelancer: Music- and video production

Publications

Publications

Kudakov, N., Reuter, C., Cui, A.-X., Czedik-Eysenberg, I., Emmer, A. (2023). Dr. Dre vs. Everybody - Akustische Fingerabdrücke von Produzenten und Rappern. Fortschritte der Akustik - DAGA 2023, 49. Deutsche Jahrestagung für Akustik (pp. 983-986).

Kudakov, N., Reuter, C., Roos, M., Czedik-Eysenberg, I., & Emmer, A. (2022). Who is gonna make you dance? Einfluss von Musiker und Musikproduzent auf die Klanggestaltung im Rap. Fortschritte der Akustik - DAGA 2022, 48. Deutsche Jahrestagung für Akustik (pp. 814-817).

Conference Papers & Poster Presentations

Gernandt, E., Eggert, J., Fiehn, H., Kudakov, N., & Wald-Fuhrmann, M. (2022, September). Covid-19-Version-Songs: Emergence, characteristics, and receptions of a new kind of musical contrafactum [Poster Presentation]. International Conference of Students of Systematic Musicology (Sysmus), Ghent, Belgium.

Kudakov, N., Reuter, C., Roos, M., Czedik-Eysenberg, I., & Emmer, A. (2022, September).
"My bass is so loud, it could rip your clothes" - Timbre features of Rap [Poster Presentation]. 38th Annual Conference of the German Society for Music Psychology (DGM), Würzburg, Germany.

Kudakov, N., Reuter, C., Roos, M., Czedik-Eysenberg, & I., & Emmer, A. (2022, March). Who is gonna make you dance? Influence of musician and music producer on the sound design in rap [Poster Presentation]. 48th Annual Conference on Acoustics (DAGA), Stuttgart, Germany.

Awards & Grants

Awards & Grants

2022Fonds Darstellende Künste e.V., Neustart Kultur, Residency Funding, Project: Rap-Performances in compare
2019Erasmus+ Programm, University of Vienna

Projects