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'More Real Bio'


On the Bio page of this website I have added a 'more real bio' to share in addition to my standard artist bio. It is a glimpse beyond the normal bio and is intended to be a bit more real…
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Official video for Stretch



Dave Desmelik - Stretch - copyright 2014 (BMI) from the album 'We Don't Want A Dying Flame' - www.davedesmelik.com
Filmed and edited by Tommy Wakefield - wakefieldfilms@gmail.com

The basis of this song is belief in hope. The thought that a…
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'Old News'


'Old News' is my 10th self-released, full-length album to date. I am very happy to announce the official release date is scheduled for -6pm on Wednesday, July 1st at The Grey Eagle Music Hall in Asheville, NC. This will…
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Just My Two Cents....


When you eat real vegetables grown with love and care and not produced for the masses.... your mind, body, and spirit may thank you for it.
When you drink real beer brewed with love and care and not made for…
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On Board With Hemifran


I am happy to announce I will be working with Hemifran for promotion in Europe of my new album
"We Don't Want A Dying Flame"   http://www.hemifran.com/

Hemifrån is an independent A&R, promotion and marketing company, based in the…
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I Applaud You


Professionals in the marketing and publicity world strongly suggest that to reach a customer and generate sales you need to tell the potential customer why they need to buy your product, how it benefits them, and the overall satisfaction they…
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New CD is here and release shows are scheduled


I am happy to officially say things are in place and I am ready share my ninth self-released album with you. This one is titled We Don't Want A Dying Flame and is comprised of 13 original songs.The release shows…
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Giving and Gifting....

Hi friends and fellow music lovers..... just a quick reminder that the holiday season is approaching fast and it's not too early to think about getting some gifts for those you love. May I suggest the gift of independent music…
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What's your instrument?


Do you have an instrument? Any instrument? Perhaps a guitar, banjo, bass, drums, piano, mandolin, ukelele, shaker, spoons, harmonica, steel guitar, keyboard, hand claps, a voice, five gallon bucket, a pen and paper, a canvas, clay, silly puddy, sand paper, foot stomps, a…