composer, singer, songwriter


Chicago Classical Review of Thirteen Near-Death Experiences

Read the review of Corey’s performance with the International Contemporary Ensemble at Chicago’s legendary Velvet Lounge. Full Article Here A wry, quirky take on hypochondria and a theatrical retooling of Schubert’s “Winterreise” by Lawrence A. Johnson One can glean some idea of the riches of Chicago’s music scene with the pair of weekend events on […]

Interview on My Big Gay Ears

Joseph Dalton interviewed Corey for the blog My Big Gay Ears.  Go HERE for the full interview. A Brooklyn resident and Texas native, Corey Dargel is a 32 year-old composer and singer.  His music has appeared on NPR and even merited a Tweet from Rachel Maddow. After catching a performance of Dargel at Here in […]

Interview on Culturebot

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Rachel Maddow Tweets About Corey’s Condoleezza Rice Songs

Beloved MSNBC host Rachel Maddow posted a tweet about Corey’s art song settings of remarks by Condoleezza Rice.  Go here to listen to the songs, performed by Two Sides Sounding. “I don’t play gospel very well.  I play Brahms.” -Condoleezza Rice

NPR Song of the Day: “My Voice Is in Your Head”

NPR’s Song of the Day singles out Corey Dargel’s “My Voice Is in Your Head (For Katie from Teresa)” in this article by Lara Pellegrinelli:, March 31, 2009 – Trips to the hospital rarely figure into the lyrics of love songs, but in “My Voice Is in Your Head,” Corey Dargel croons his way […]

Removable Parts on WNYC’s The Takeaway

On the WNYC program The Takeaway, NY Times critic Claudia La Rocco names Removable Parts one of her top picks for the 2009 Under The Radar Festival. Here’s a clip from the interview: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] La Rocco also wrote a Times review of Removable Parts in September 2007 during the […]

Art on Air Radio Interviews Corey

Go here to listen to a 30-minute interview with Corey Dargel by Pete McCabe for Art on Air radio. Art International Radio (AIR) (née WPS1) is an Internet art radio station created to provide art talk programs, experimental music and other music surveys and DJ sets, historic recordings and interviews, public programs from cultural institutions […]

AUDIO: A Christmas Song for Time Out New York

The magazine Time Out New York asked Corey to write a Christmas song for their holiday issue. He came up with the following: Keep Repeating Those Words [Audio clip: view full post to listen] from the mag: