composer, singer, songwriter

Corey Dargel’s “OK It’s Not OK” Featured on Rhapsody

NYsNewArtSongs“New York’s New Art Songs: From Post-Punk to Post-Classical.”  A playlist and essay for Rhapsody, by music critic Seth Colter Walls.  To read the essay and check out the playlist, go here.

Here is a paragraph excerpt that mentions my work in particular:

…From post-punk sounds to post-classical construction — that’s the legacy of New York’s New Art Song. It’s a diverse but still identifiable collection of sounds that has stayed healthy over the years, thanks to both the longevity of certain innovators like [Laurie] Anderson as well as newcomer composer-performers such as Corey Dargel (who has a new album of post-genre compositions, OK It’s Not OK). Click play on our mix, and you’ll recognize the New Wave-ish electric guitar parts of Dargel’s “I Will Only Get Well,” and perhaps also the unstable-seeming but still crisp groove (a legacy of minimalist composer Steve Reich’s experiments)…