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"Deep Down The Definition"
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**Dave's eighth full length album ready for you. "Instrumental Swim" available online and the official CD Release show is June 2nd -3pm at The Grey Eagle in Asheville, NC.
::"Deep Down The Definition" at #25 on the EuroAmericana Chart for Feb. 2012!
::"Deep Down The Definition" voted #77 by listeners of WNCW Radio in Top 100 Releases of 2011.
::"Deep Down The Definition" voted #12 by listeners of WNCW Radio in Top 20 Regional Releases of 2011.
::Dave is very excited to be a part of a new label in Nashville.
Stereophonic Records, Check it out, good things to come!
:: Another BIG thank you western Carolina! Dave placed again in the "Best Of" 2011 Mountain Xpress Readers' Poll in three categories - Alt/Country, Regional musician for Brevard, and Singer/Songwriter.
::The International Association of Independent Recording Artists, IAIRA, recognizes and honors artistic achievement, technical proficiency, and overall excellence in sound recording by monitoring chart activity as published in various reporting charts from around the world. According to our research, on 07/22/2010 the above referenced release; If It's Good For You, by Dave Desmelik, had attained The Number 5 Position on at least one of the charts monitored and verified by IAIRA. On the basis of that research, IAIRA has qualified the aforementioned release as eligible for Certification as an International 'Top 10'.
::UK tour a success! Dave and Josh would like to thank new friends and fans in England, Wales, and Scotland.
::2010 "Best Of" Mountain Xpress Readers' Poll placed in two categories - Folk, and regional musician Brevard, NC.
::Dave is heading across the pond on a UK tour summer 2010. Check schedule page for dates
::Dave's song "If It's Good For You" chosen in Top 25 songs of 2010 by Indie-Music.com. Winners were picked from thousands of songs posted to the website in the last year.
::"Onlooker" voted #11 favorite new regional release of 2009 by listeners of WNCW radio.
::Thank you WNC. 2009 "Best Of" Mountain Xpress Readers Poll Dave placed in three categories - Folk, Country-Alt/Country, and regional musician Brevard, NC.
::"The music seems less filtered, more accessible, and on this album (Onlooker) - Dave Desmelik's sixth - he again shows that he understands the simplicity and power of the collective human experience, and that he has a real talent for conveying it with words of proper weight."
-Brent Fleury (BoldLife Magazine)
::"Onlooker" on Roots Music Report Folk Airplay Chart for three weeks reaching #17.
::"Onlooker" reached #5 for North Carolina Roots Radio Chart.
::Big Thanks to Vinny Constantine (lostdogrecording.com) for all the hard work on "Onlooker", "Unheard Of", "When Your Eyes Are Closed" and other past projects. These recordings would not be the same without Vinny, a true professional!
::Dave's sixth independent CD "Onlooker" is here. CD Release show at Westville Pub in Asheville, NC on Saturday, Sept. 5th. Please email Dave Desmelik for current news and updates. Thanks for your continued support!
::"New CD on the way... tracking is done!"
::Music is good! Go lose yourself in a song.
::"Unheard Of" voted #16 favorite new regional release of 2007 by listeners of WNCW.
::"Unheard Of" recieves 4-1/2 stars out of 5." -www.rootstime.be (Belgium).
::Unheard Of at #16 on EuroAmericana chart for the month of June 2007.
::Dave's fifth independent CD on the way! Saturday, June 2nd CD release show scheduled at the Grey Eagle in Asheville. Thanks for your continued support.
::Thank you WNC. Mountain Xpress readers' poll "Best of 2006",
Dave voted #1 local artist (Alt/Country)!
::New songs are coming. Thanks for your continued support of independent music.
::Dave and his band, the HillBilly Cadavers are on the road with numerous performances around the southeast this spring and summer.
::"When Your Eyes Are Closed" at #21 on the Freeform American Roots chart for January 2006.
::"When Your Eyes Are Closed" was at #19 on the Roots Music Report (Folk Airplay) generated the week of January 17th, and January 24th, 2006.
:: Dave's CD "When Your Eyes Are Closed" is at #6 on the Euro Americana chart for the month of January and #14 for the month of February 2006.
:: "When Your Eyes Are Closed" was also voted by the listeners of
WNCW as #100 for the top new releases of 2005 and #13 in the category of favorite new release by a regional artist.
Thanks to those who voted, your support is appreciated!!