Corey Layman

Project 52 – Layman’s Song-a-Week Blog

Corey Layman’s music usually lives under the moniker Developer. Currently Layman is working on Project 52, where he’s attempting to record and release a song every week for a year.

Developer’s catalogue is a collection of recordings from over the last 15 years. The music covers a number of genres, mostly aligned with indie rock of the last couple of decades, and ranges from lo-fi recordings on a tape deck with a guitar and various junk to higher-fi recordings with a full band.

In 2005 and 2006, Developer existed as a three-piece band that played local shows in Pittsburgh. The line-up with Karl Hendricks on bass and Jake Leger on drums (Karl Hendricks Trio) recorded the LP, Meet the Widget, which has not yet been released. A few of the tracks from Meet the Widget were released on the Season Tics EP in 2006 on Hope Records, which was a collection of older and newer Developer songs. Developer played a few more shows locally with bassist Mac Howison (Barrett Black) before retiring as a band.

Layman’s other music endeavors include playing bass in Pittsburgh indie rock stalwarts, The Karl Hendricks Trio.

Layman’s former projects include Hovland, a Pittsburgh band from the 90’s, and Half Hour Action Drama.