PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Journal Articles 

Duinker, Ben. Forthcoming. "Segmentation, Phrase, and Meter in Hip-Hop Music." Music Theory Spectrum.

Duinker, Ben. 2020. “Plateau Loops and Hybrid Tonics in Recent Pop Music.” Music Theory Online 25 (2).

Duinker, Ben. 2019. “Good Things Come in Threes: Triplet Flow in Recent Hip-Hop Music.” Popular Music 38 (3): 423–456.

Duinker, Ben, and Hubert Léveillé Gauvin. 2017. “Changing Content in Flagship Music Theory Journals, 1979–2014.Music Theory Online 23 (4).

Duinker, Ben, and Denis Martin. 2017. “In Search of the Golden Age Hip-Hop Sound (1986–1996).Empirical Musicology Review 12 (1–2): 80–100.

Book Chapters

Duinker, Ben. 2013. “Rebonds: Thoughts on Structure and Performance.” In Xenakis Matters, edited by Sharon Kanach, 219–230. New York: Pendragon Press.

Conference Proceedings

Martin, Denis, and Ben Duinker. 2016. “Analyzing Sonic Similarity in Hip-Hop through Critical Listening and Music Theory.” In Proceedings of the 140th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society. Paris: Palais de Congrès.

Donald, Erika, Ben Duinker, and Eliot Britton. 2011. “Designing the EP Trio: Instrument Identities, Control, and Performance Practice in an Electronic Chamber Music Ensemble.” In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, 491–494. Oslo: University of Oslo and Norwegian Academy of Music.

Conference Papers

Duinker, Ben. 2019. “Segmentation and Phrasing in Hip-Hop Flow.” Paper presented at the New England Conference of Music Theorists (NECMT) Annual Meeting, Montreal QC, April 12–13, the IASPM Canada Conference, Montreal, May 24–26, and the Society for Music

Theory Annual Meeting, Columbus OH, Nov. 7–10. Duinker, Ben. 2018. “Hybrid Tonics in Recent Popular Music.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of Music Theory Midwest (MTMW), London ON, May 17–18, and the Society for Music Theory Annual Meeting, San Antonio TX, Nov. 1–4.

Duinker, Ben. 2017. “The Emancipation of Metric Dissonance in Hip-Hop Music.” Paper presented at the IASPM Canada Conference, Toronto ON, May 25–27, the 9th European Music Analysis Conference (EuroMAC), Strasbourg FR, June 28–July 1, and the Society for Music Theory Annual Meeting, Arlington VA, Nov. 2–5.

Duinker, Ben. 2017. “Triplet Flow: Origins and Influence on Contemporary Hip Hop”. Paper presented at The Society for American Music Conference, Montreal QC, March 22–26.

Martin, Denis, and Ben Duinker. 2016. “Analyzing Sonic Similarity in Hip-Hop through Critical Listening and Music Theory.” Paper presented at the 140th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society, Paris, June 4–7.

Duinker, Ben, and Denis Martin. 2016. “Toward a Sound-Based Definition of the Golden Age Hip-Hop Aesthetic.” Paper presented at the Canadian University Music Society Annual Conference, Calgary AB, June 1–3.

Duinker, Ben. 2016. “Sound Spaces: the Intersection of Spectral and Spatial in Le Noir de l’Étoile.”  Paper presented at the Music Theory Society of New York State (MTSNYS) Conference, New York NY, April 1–2.

Duinker, Ben. 2010. “Rebonds: Thoughts on Structure and Performance.” Paper presented at the Xenakis: Arts/Science Conference, Montreal QC, Oct. 1.

Posters

Duinker, Ben, and Hubert Léveillé Gauvin. 2016. “Trends in Music Theory Scholarship: A Journal Corpus Study.” Poster presented at the Music Theory Society of the Midwest (MTMW) Conference, Fayetteville AR, May 6–7.

Donald, Erika, Ben Duinker, and Eliot Britton. 2011. “Designing the EP Trio: Instrument Identities, Control, and Performance Practice in an Electronic Chamber Music Ensemble.” Poster presented at the New Interfaces for Music Expression (NIME) Conference, Oslo NO, May 30–June 1.