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Casey Desmond

Casey Desmond

Casey Desmond


A contestant on the first season's NBC’s the Voice, Casey Desmond is a thoroughbred artist and modern-day renaissance woman. A previous Sonicbids and Diesel Music US & Japan branding & marketing model, Casey’s captivating unique style and music combine her impressive vocal melodies, synth-driven electro dance rhythms & socially conscious lyrics with a retro yet ahead-of-the-curve fashion sense that keeps today’s tastemakers wanting more & comparing her to electro-pop icons like David Bowie Read more on Last.fm
A contestant on the first season's NBC’s the Voice, Casey Desmond is a thoroughbred artist and modern-day renaissance woman. A previous Sonicbids and Diesel Music US & Japan branding & marketing model, Casey’s captivating unique style and music combine her impressive vocal melodies, synth-driven electro dance rhythms & socially conscious lyrics with a retro yet ahead-of-the-curve fashion sense that keeps today’s tastemakers wanting more & comparing her to electro-pop icons like David Bowie, Cyndi Lauper, Blondie, and today’s dance pop divas like Lady Gaga and Katy Perry. Practically raised in her musician parent’s recording studio, its no wonder she now lives amongst a rare collection of vintage synths, keyboards, guitars and state of the art recording gear and her living room is mostly used as a rehearsal space for her band. No one can deny that Casey’s world is making music — but her artistry doesn’t stop there.

Drawing from her education in Illustration and Fashion Design (AIB-Lesley), Casey incorporates one-of-a-kind style and dramatic flair into her always colorful hand-made custom stage oufits that compliment her bright cherry red hair that she was rockin’ years before Rhianna. Her accomplishments include writing and recording with multi-gold and platinum producers Robert Ellis Orrall (Taylor Swift, Martina McBride, Lindsay Lohan), Chris Henderson, (R Kelly, Trey Songs, Jamie Foxx) Anthony J. Resta (Elton John, Collective Soul, Shawn Mullins, Duran Duran), Grammy-Award winner Will Ackerman and bassist Tony Levin (Peter Gabriel). She has garnered over two-dozen songwriting awards & prizes, film/tv placements, composition work with major networks and music libraries as well as two tracks on a Universal Music compilation alongside Amy Winehouse & Duffy. Named one of the “Top 10 Artists of 2010” at Indie-Music.com, selected a 2010 New Music Seminar Artist to Watch.

Casey has shared the stage with The B-52’s, David Cook, Johnny Lange, Ed Kowaszyk (from Live), The Motels, Luka Rossi and Kate Voegel. She has performed at dozens of colleges & venues all over the country including: Billboard’s Music & Advertising Conf, CMJ, NXNE, Sundance, Virgin College Mega Tour, South Park, London Calling, MMS, MPMF, Head of the Charles, NACA, COCA, DBMC, Chickfest, Collegefest, Intl. Folk Alliance, NAMM, & DFEST. Casey has licensed her music to: * Make Up Forever *“The Mysteries of Pittsburg” * HBO “Bad Girls Club” -OXYGEN Network * “America’s Psychic Challenge” — LIFETIME Television * “Human Giant” — MTV Network * “Road Rules/The Real World” — MTV Network * “My Super Sweet 16” & “I Used to be Fat” — MTV Network * World Bank Global Tiger Initiative Conference- NatGeo, Discovery, PBS * “Port O’Call” — The Water Channel PRIZES & PRESS: *Finalist & Runner up- UK songwriters 2010 * Finalist 2005, 2008 & 2009 John Lennon Songwriting * 2nd Place -Pop- Indie Intl songwriters comp 2009 * Honorable Mention- NYSC 2009 * Semi Finalist ISC 2008 * Finalist & Semi Finalist 100% Music Contest 2008 * Winner (Pop) ISSA contest 2008 * Winner Star Music Award-Best Pop Song 2008 * Winner $10,000 Grand Prize: Vision4Music * Winner of Broadjam/Daisy Rock Guitar Endorsement * Winner Oct 07 Broadjam Rock songwriting contest * Winner Next Big Hit song contest 3/07 * Winner 2006– Be an Effen Rock Star competition * Video prize Digifest Intl video competition – Italy. * Winner 2006 L A Music Award-Female Electronica * Winner -Songwriters Universe Sept 06 * 2006 Immie Awards Winner – Indie song of the year * Finalist- 2006 UK Songwriters competition-Rock * Semi Finalist – 2006 UK Songwriters competition -Pop * Semi-Finalist – Williamsburg Songwriter Competition * First prize winner – April 2006 VH1 Song of the Year * 2 time semi-finalist in the NE Ind Music World Series * 2 time honorable mention winner Billboard contest * Prize winner- the Singer/Songwriter awards * Prize winner – International Acoustic Music Awards * Vocalist of the Month (7/05) for Singeruniverse.com * Song of the Year awards suggested artist * 2005 N.E. Regional winner –GBOB * Nominee Hollywood Music Awards 2008 * Nominated for Best Local Female Vocalist Boston Phoenix Best Music Poll (4/08) * Nominee for Best Local Female Vocalist Boston Music Award 2007 (10/07) * Featured artist in 2007 Music Edition of Improper Bostonian * Track on the Sept CMJ NMM compilation * Finalist in the 92.5 fm The River’s Rising Stars winning local commercial airplay * JimDunlop.com (strings and picks) October 21/ 07 Band of the Week * Nominee for Los Angeles Music Award 2007 * June 07 Performingsongwriter.com’s Top 12 DIY download artists * May 07 Featured Artist on XMRadio & www.radarreport.com www.caseydesmond.com www.youtube.com/caseydesmond www.sonicbids.com/caseydesmond www.facebook.com/caseydesmondmusic www.myspace.com/caseydesmond www.twitter.com/caseydesmond Contact: Katherine Desmond Sound Museum Music 155 North Beacon st. Brighton MA 02135 info@caseydesmond.com 617 823 4403 Read more on Last.fm.

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