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Casey Miranda Desmond (born June 25, 1986 in Boston, Massachusettsmarker) is an Americanmarker pop singer-songwriter and musician.

Biography

Desmond was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, to parents Bill and Katherine Desmond, two Boston musicians and founders of Bentmen, a local Boston band, and the Sound Museum Music Complex.

Desmond is an award winning vocalist, song writer and multi-instrumentalist.This alt-indie pop siren's engaging live energy captures you right between the ears with a voice that moves you to stay and listen.Whether its a quirky tune played on an odd 80's electronic toy autoharp, or the rich layers of melodic guitar,synth & piano weavingthrough her complex lyrics, her songs always manage to deliver both a classic familiarity and uncharted freshness.With over 25 songwriting awards and nominations, Casey has written and recorded with such luminaries as multi Gold and Platinum Producer Anthony J Resta (Collective Soul, Shawn Mullins, Duran Duran) Grammy winner Will Ackerman, Peter Gabriels' Tony Levin, Bryan Carrigan, Chris Fogel & more.She’s performed at colleges & venues all over the country as well as the following festivals: CMJ, Virgin College Mega Tour, Sundance Film Festival , South Park, London Calling, MMS, MPMF, Head of the Charles Regatta, NACA, COCA, DBMC, Chickfest, Collegefest, Intl. Folk Alliance, NAMM, Common Ground Music Festival (Lansing, Michigan)& DFEST.She is currently in the studio recording a new CD and several videos. Casey is endorsed by Daisy Rock Guitars & sponsored by Rock Star Energy Drink.

Desmond has 2 songs: ANY WONDER and SAVE ME NOW on a compilation called BAD GIRLS DON'T CRYwith noted artists Amy Winehouse , Duffy & Ayo. distributed in Poland/Eastern Europe & Asia by AUR/UNIVERSAL.

Desmond's new video Tilt Me Back can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GmE1wNV6f8

She has licensed her music to:Sundance Official Selection:The MYSTERIES of PITTSBURG
      • SEE TRAILER****>>>
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pgUrSyvkNYhttp://www.mysteriesofpittsburgh.com/"Human Giant" MTV Network"Bad Girls Club" OXYGEN Network“America’s Psychic Challenge” LIFETIME Television“Road Rules – The Real World” MTV Network"MY SUPER SWEET 16" MTV NetworkThe Water Channel's Port O' Call show.

Press and Web Highlights:
  • Finalist 2009 John Lennon Songwriting Contest
  • Semi Finalist ISC 2008
  • Finalist 2008 John Lennon Songwriting Contest
  • Finalist & Semi Finalist 100% Music Contest 2008
  • Winner (Pop) ISSA contest 2008
  • Winner Star Music Award-Best Pop Song 2008
  • 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
  • July 7 Artist feature on intl booking site vip-booking.com
  • June 7 Performingsongwriter.com's Top 12 DIY download artists,
  • May 7 Featured Artist on XMRadio & www.radarreport.com
  • April 7 Featured Artist on www.alternativeaddiction.com & onlinerock
  • Feb 07Best New Artist at womenrising.com
  • Jan 07 Featured Artist Indie Matters magazine,
  • Jan 07 Artist Spotlight in Campus Activities Magazine,
  • voted one of Nexbighit.com's best of 2006


SONGWRITING CREDITS/AWARDS:
  • $10,000 Grand Prize Winner: Vision4Music songwriting contest for "Save Me Now"
  • Winner of Broadjam/Daisy Rock Guitar Endorsement
  • Winner Oct 07 Broadjam Rock songwriting contest
  • Winner Next Big Hit song contest 3/07
  • Winner 2006 Rock Star Energy Drink & Effen Vodka - Be an Effen Rock Star competition
  • Video prize for "Save Me Now" at Digifest Intl video competition in Florence Italy.
  • Winner 2006 Los Angeles Music Award - Female Singer/Songwriter -Electronica category
  • Winner -Songwriters Universe Sept 06(Save Me Now)
  • Nominated for Indie Act of the Year & Indie video of the year- 2006 Immie Awards
  • Winner - Indie song of the year (Save Me Now) 2006 Immie Awards
  • Finalist- 2006 UK Songwriters competition-Rock
  • Semi Finalist - 2006 UK Songwriters competition -Pop
  • Semi-Finalist - Williamsburg Songwriter Competition
  • First prize winner -VH1 Song of the Year Awards-pop April 2006 -Dance/Electronica category
  • Finalist in the 2005 John Lennon songwriting contest
  • 2 time Semi finalist in the NE Independent Music World Series
  • 2 time honorable mention winner in the Billboard songwriting 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 –Global Battle of the Bands


Mgmt: Katherine Desmond/sound museum prod. 617-823-4403katherinedesmond@mac.cominfo@caseydesmond.comBooking: Sound Museum Recordsinfo@caseydesmond.com

Band members

  • Casey Desmond: vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Taylor Barefoot: guitars
  • Nate Christy: bass guitar
  • Andrea Belfiore: drums
  • Cassandra Milone: backing vocals


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