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2021 Jason d’Eon (Dalhousie, Vector), Sri Harsha Dumpala (Dalhousie, Vector), Chandramouli Shama Sastry (Dalhousie, Vector), Daniel Oore (IICSI, MUN), Sageev Oore (Dalhousie, Vector). “Musical Speech: A Transformer-based Composition Tool.” Proceedings of Machine Learning Research (PMLR), August, 2021.

2020 Daniel Oore (IICSI, MUN) independent contribution to multi-perspectival colloquy on: “‘Tints’: Anderson .Paak, Kendrick Lamar, and Colin Tilley ‘Get Up in Our Rearview Mirror’,” w/ Carol Vernallis (Stanford), Steven Shaviro (Wayne State), Lauren Cramer (U of T), Jonathan Leal (USC), Anders Aktor Liljedahl (U of Copenhagen), Eduardo Viñuela (U of Oviedo); accepted to Quarterly Review of Film and Video journal, Routledge, Taylor & Francis.

2019 Carol Vernallis (Stanford), Daniel Oore (U of Toronto, IICSI), Jim Buhler (U of Texas), “Tracing the Asset: Humanistic and Quantitative Approaches to Cybercrime Film Trailers (Snowden and Jason Bourne,” Quarterly Review of Film and Video journal, Routledge, Taylor & Francis.

2019 Daniel Oore (U of Toronto), “Ritual Technologies and Embodied Lineage in Janelle Monáe’s Dirty Computer” contribution to federated multi-perspectival colloquy: “Janelle Monáe Emotion Picture Project,” Carol Vernallis (Stanford), Gabriel Ellis (Stanford), Gabrielle Lochard (UC Berkley), Jonathan Leal (Stanford), Steve Shaviro (Wayne State), Maeve Sterbenz (Columbia), Daniel Oore (U of Toronto), Max Suechting (Stanford);  Journal for the Society of American Music, 13, no. 2, May 2019, Cambridge University Press.

2018 Daniel Oore (U of Toronto), “APESH**T, Heaven & Earth: Mythic Structures in Time and Space”  contribution to federated multi-perspectival colloquy: “APES**T, The Carters,” Carol Vernallis (Stanford), Dale Chapman (Bates), Gabriel Ellis (Stanford), Kyra Gaunt (SUNY, Albany), Jason King (NYU), Gabrielle Lochard (UC Berkley), Eric Lyon (Virginia Tech), Dani Oore (U of Toronto), Maeve Sterbenz (Columbia); Journal of Popular Music Studies, Volume 30, Number 4, pp. 1–58, University of California Press.

Daniel Oore (U of Toronto), “Trump the Musical Prophet” in You Shook Me All Campaign Long: Music in the 2016 Presidential Election and Beyond, ed. Eric T. Kasper and Benjamin S. Schoening (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2018).

Daniel Oore, “Snap, Twang, and Blue Note: A Cross-Cultural Examination of Features That Accompany Temporal Deviations in African-American Musics” (University of Toronto, 2017),


Review of chapter: Trump the Musical Prophet (“…is a tour de force. I am not certain that I can fully express how powerful its arguments are… a startling amount of research … With magisterial sweep…”)
Paul Christiansen, Presidential Studies Quarterly 470 DOI: 10.1111/psq.12648 Vol. 50, No. 2, June 2020, 470–474.


2020 Daniel Oore (IICSI, MUN), “moocow,” (original musical composition using machine learning AI), accepted to NeurIPS 2020 Creativity Workshop (34th Conference and Workshop on Neural Information Processing Systems)

2020 Jason d’Eon (Dalhousie, Vector), Sri Harsha Dumpala (Dalhousie, Vector), Sageev Oore (Dalhousie, Vector), Daniel Oore (IICSI, MUN), “A Speech-Based Music Composition Tool with Transformer,” accepted to NeurIPS 2020 (34th Conference and Workshop on Neural Information Processing Systems)

2020 Daniel Oore (IICSI, MUN), “Sound is Touch,” original digital media art piece with accompanying text pedagogical package, commissioned by The Canadian New Music Network’s Participatory Creative Music project, The Hub

2019-2020 Daniel Oore (IICSI, MUN) and Irene Oore (Dalhousie U), co-creator, presenter-performer “Genocide and Improvisation: Listener and Teller,” an intergenerational, interdisciplinary performance-presentation-talk, with original music, text, visuals, and dramatic-theatric elements, related to Irene Oore’s new book, “The Listener: In the Shadow of the Holocaust” (University of Regina Press, 2019), Canadian/international tour.

2018 Daniel Oore (U of T), “MAKE ME FEEL / APES**T: Lineage, Myth, and Temporal Structures in Recent Beyoncé and Janelle Monáe Music Videos” for Music Matters Lecture Series: Music, Sound, and Culture Research Group at the Groningen Research Institute for the Study of Culture, University of Groningen, Netherlands.

2018 Daniel Oore “HOW DOES MUSIC TOUCH US?” an artistic-pedagogical film/sound artwork, screened at Becoming Eleanor Stubley : Beyond the Given, international symposium of arts at University of Toronto, Canada.

2018 Daniel Oore (U of T), “Trump / Beyoncé : Musical Gesture & Myth,” for the Department of Media, University of Hertfordshire, UK.

2018 Carol Vernallis (Stanford) and Daniel Oore (U of T), “Tracing the Asset: Humanistic and Quantitative Approaches to Cybercrime Film Trailers,” at Society for Media Studies Conference, Toronto, Canada.

2017 Daniel Oore (U of T) and Sageev Oore (Google Brain), “Snap as Embodied Engagement,” presentation at The Music Engagement Research Initiative (MERI) Music and the Brain Symposium, at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA), Department of Music, Stanford University, USA.

2015 Daniel Oore “Intimate Techniques/Teaching Intuitions,” U of Toronto Colloquium in Music Education, Toronto, Canada.