Dr. Owen Green

Research Areas

  • Machine Listening in Musical Practice
  • Electronic Musical Performance and Instrument Design
  • Philosophy of Music Technology
  • Aesthetics and Music Technology


Academic Education

2005–2013PhD in Electroacoustic Composition at City, University of London, UK

MA in Electroacoustic Composition at City, University of London, UK


BSc in Audio Technology at the University of Salford, UK


Since 2023Researcher on the project ‘Sonic-Social Genre?: Towards Multimodal Computational Music Genre Modelling’ at the Max-Plank-Institute of Empirical Aesthetics, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Senior Research Fellow in Advanced Creative Coding on the project ‘Fluid Corpus Manipulation’ of Prof. Pierre Alexandre Tremblay at the Centre for Research in New Music, University of Huddersfield, UK


Tutor and Teaching Fellow in Sound Design, Reid School of Music, University of Edinburgh, UK



Tremblay, P. A., Roma, G., & Green, O. (2022). Enabling Programmatic Data Mining as Musicking: The Fluid Corpus Manipulation Toolkit. Computer Music Journal, 45(2), 9–23. https://doi.org/10.1162/comj_a_00600

Mooney, J., Green, O., & Williams, S. (2022). Instrumental, Hermeneutic, and Ontological Indeterminacy in Hugh Davies’s Live Electronic Music. Contemporary Music Review, 41(2–3), 193–215. https://doi.org/10.1080/07494467.2022.2080455

Roma, G., Xambó, A., Green, O., & Tremblay, P. A. (2021). A General Framework for Visualization of Sound Collections in Musical Interfaces. Applied Sciences, 11(24), Article 24.https://doi.org/10.3390/app112411926

Roma, G., Green, O., & Tremblay, P. A. (2020). Audio Morphing Using Matrix Decomposition and Optimal Transport. In G. Evangelista (Ed.), Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (Vol. 1, pp. 147–154). http://www.dafx.de/index.html

Roma, G., Green, O., & Tremblay, P. A. (2019). Adaptive Mapping of Sound Collections for Data-driven Musical Interfaces. Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, 313–318. https://pure.hud.ac.uk/en/publications/adaptive-mapping-of-sound-collections-for-data-driven-musical-int

Roma, G., Green, O., & Tremblay, P. A. (2019). Time scale modification of audio using Non-negative Matrix Factorization. Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Digital Audio Effects (DAFx-19), 6.

Tremblay, P. A., Green, O., Roma, G., & Harker, A. (2019). From Collections to Corpora: Exploring Sounds through Fluid Decomposition. International Computer Music Conference Proceedings 2019. https://www.fulcrum.org/epubs/9880vt18d?locale=en#page=224

Bowers, J., & Green, O. (2018). All the Noises: Hijacking Listening Machines for Performative Research. In T. M. Luke Dahl, Douglas Bowman (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (pp. 114–119). Virginia Tech. http://www.nime.org/proceedings/2018/nime2018_paper0026.pdf

Green, O., Tremblay, P. A., & Roma, G. (2018). Interdisciplinary Research as Musical Experimentation: A case study in musicianly approaches to sound corpora. Electroacoustic Studies Network Conference, Florence, Italy.

Green, O. (2016). The Situation of Practice-Led Research around NIME, and Two Methodological Suggestions for Improved Communication. Leonardo, 49(1), 78–79.

Green, O. (2014). Four Small LLEAPPs for Electroacoustic Music Studies: Notes on performance strategies from a series of participatory electronic music workshops. Electroacoustic Music Studies Network (EMS) Conference, Berlin. http://www.ems-network.org/IMG/pdf_EMS14_green.pdf

Green, O. (2014). NIME, Musicality and Practice-led Methods. In B. Caramiaux, K. Tahiroglu, R. Fiebrink, & A. Tanaka (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression (pp. 1–6). Goldsmith’s University of London. http://www.nime.org/proceedings/2014/nime2014_434.pdf

Green, O. (2014). Audible Ecosystemics as Artefactual Assemblages: Thoughts on Making and Knowing Prompted by Practical Investigation of Di Scipio’s Work. Contemporary Music Review, 33(1), 59–70. https://doi.org/10.1080/07494467.2014.906698

Green, O. (2011). Agility and Playfulness: Technology and skill in the performance ecosystem. Organised Sound, 16(2), 134–144. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1355771811000082