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NMASS: Corey Dargel w/Steve Parker, June 25th, 2016, in Austin, TX

5:00pm Saturday 6/25/2016 Rainbows End Corey Dargel, voice Steve Parker, trombone + electronics Corey and Steve will perform new works written for amplified voice, layered and processed trombone loops. They will also perform “Everyone But Jones” — a work for trombone and found audio: In 1978, after the Jonestown mass suicide, investigators discovered a cassette […]

A Collection of Quotes from the Press

“a baroquely unclassifiable [and] maverick song composer” of “ingenious nouveau art songs” -The New Yorker “the prince of postclassical song…one of contemporary music’s brightest lights” –Time Out New York “Poppy, slightly folky, and littered with electronic flourishes… Dargel[’s] music defies any attempt at generic classification.” –OUT Magazine “thinking person’s pop… sophisticated and catchy…” –PopMatters “[One] […]

Corey Dargel w/Cornelius Dufallo, May 1st, 2016, Portland, OR

Sunday May 1, 2016 at 7:30pm Alberta Rose Theatre 3000 NE Alberta Street Portland, OR Tickets: $10-$30 fEARnoMUSIC presents “Every Day Is The Same Day”: Corey Dargel and Cornelius Dufallo live in concert” As the finale to our 24th concert season in the Portland area, fEARnoMUSIC will present renowned composer/vocalist Corey Dargel and composer/violinist Cornelius […]

Performing Music by Mark Mothersbaugh April 8 and 9 in Austin, TX

ALL PERFORMANCES SOLD OUT Performances at 8:30P & 10:30P (Fri, April 8) and 8:30pm (Sat, April 9) at The Contemporary Austin, Jones Center 700 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701 (512) 453-5312 Roof opens at 8P & 10P. Co-presented by Fusebox Festival. Mark Mothersbaugh, creative polymath and founder of the band DEVO, will play orchestral renditions […]

Newspeak Performs “Last Words from Texas” Winchester, VA, Oct. 22nd at 8pm

October 22nd, 2015, at 8pm (tickets $15) @ Bright Box Theater 15 N Loudoun Street, Winchester, VA In the words of NewMusicBox, Newspeak is “a formidable octet, not afraid to explore the possibilities and push past the boundaries of the zeitgeist’s brave new sonic world. [Newspeak] performs music by composers who think freely about the […]

Corey Collaborates with Barbara Morgenstern on Her New Album, “Doppelstern”

Barbara Morgenstern Doppelstern Releasedates Worldwide: Sep 25, 2015 UK: Sep 25, 2015 US: sep 25, 2015 Format: Album (12” Vinyl & CD & digital) Label: Monika Enterprise M84 Distribution: Morr Music Distribution US: Forced Exposure Yes, double stars do exist. They are a reality. They appear in the firmament – sometimes as an optical and […]

Sep 13 2005 SoundSpace: Deep Listening Austin, TX

Sunday, September 13, 2015 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM FREE with museum admission (For more info, visit the Blanton Museum’s site linked to below) This iteration of the Blanton Museum‘s award-winning series SoundSpace celebrates the composer Pauline Oliveros, her concept of Deep Listening, and her memorable performances in cathedrals and massive underground cisterns. Saxophonist Joe […]

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

“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 […]