Cory Allen (musician)

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Cory Allen
Born (1982-02-22) February 22, 1982 (age 35)
Origin Austin, Texas
Genres Minimalism, sound art, avant-garde
Occupation(s) Musician, composer, record label owner, mastering engineer
Years active 2005–present
Labels Quiet Design, Students of Decay
Website www.cory-allen.com www.quietdesign.us www.alteredear.com

Cory Allen (born February 22, 1982) is a musician, composer, mastering engineer and record label owner.[1] Music released under his own name is usually categorized as minimal avant-garde composition and has been described as 'clever and intricate structures that will repay the careful ear'.[2] Additionally, he co-owns and operates the record label Quiet Design.[3][4]

Quiet Design

In 2007, Cory Allen and Mike Vernusky came together as co-owners and co-curators of the avant-garde record label Quiet Design. The highly acclaimed label has released works by over 30 artists in 10 countries. Some notable Quiet Design artists are Tetuzi Akiyama, Alvin Lucier, Jandek, Keith Rowe, Sebastien Roux, Erdem Helvacioglu, Duane Pitre, Yoshio Machida, Kim Myhr, Mark Cetilia and Nick Hennies.[5][6][7]

Selected discography

  • The Source LP/CD (2015, United States Punctum Records)
  • w/ Duane Pitre The Seeker and the Healer LP (2014, United States Students of Decay)
  • The Great Order LP (2013, United States Quiet Design)
  • Pearls LP (2013, United States Quiet Design)
  • One Digital (2012, United States (No Label)
  • w/ Steinbruchel Seam CD (2012, United States Quiet Design)
  • w/ Marcus Fischer Two / Twenty-Two Digital (2012, United States)
  • Still CD/Digital (2011, United States Quiet Design)
  • Pearls CD/Digital (2010, United States Quiet Design)
  • Hearing is Forgetting the Name of the Thing One Hears CD/Digital (2009, United States Quiet Design)
  • Spectra: Guitar in the 21st Century CD/Digital (2009, United States Quiet Design)
  • The Fourth Way CD/Digital (2008, United States Quiet Design)
  • w/ SIRSIT Colorblind Cycle II CD (2008, Spain Con V)
  • w/ SIRSIT Colorblind Cycle I CD (2007, United States, Bremsstrahlung Recordings)
  • Satori in Atlantis Digital (2007, Portugal, Test Tube)
  • Observing A Warmth Digital (2007, Spain, Con V)
  • Resonance: Steel Pan in the 21st Century CD/Digital (2007, United States Quiet Design)
  • Gesemi Tropisms CD/Digital (2005, United States, Bremsstrahlung Recordings)

External links

  • Cory Allen's homepage
  • Quiet Design homepage[permanent dead link]
  • Alarm Press interview and feature
  • MySpace: [1]
  • Cory Allen's Discogs Page

References

  1. ^ Alarm Press Issue #38"Alarm Press feature on Cory Allen by Saby Reyes-Kulkarni". Retrieved 2010-10-08.
  2. ^ Sound Projector review of 'Hearing is Forgetting'. "Sound Projector article". Retrieved June 8, 2010.
  3. ^ Tokafi article. "Tokafi feature on Cory Allen Archived March 15, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.". Retrieved 2010-06-10.
  4. ^ Cory Allen's Official website. "Composer's Biographical Page Archived July 8, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.". Retrieved 2010-06-10.
  5. ^ Quiet Design Website. "Quiet Design 'About' Page". Retrieved 2010-06-10.
  6. ^ The Wire feature on Quiet Design, Issue #311 (Jan 10). "Wire Magazine Issue Summary". Retrieved 2010-06-10.
  7. ^ Cyclic Defrost feature on Quiet Design/Cory Allen. "Cyclic Defrost article". Retrieved June 8, 2010.
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