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Photo Op has been finalized for digital distribution and is about to be delivered to digital platforms; release date is still targeted for Friday, 26 AUG 22. 

I'll provide some background on the song in three parts over three…

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Photo Op has been finalized for digital distribution and is about to be delivered to digital platforms; release date is still targeted for Friday, 26 AUG 22.

I'll provide some background on the song in three parts over three separate…

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Song Demo

I made a blog post on 15 July 22 in which the last paragraph reads like this: 

"I have three things going on: brand new song in creation with a very traditional, simple acoustic guitar vibe, almost country-ish but also…

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93 Million Miles

I have noticed a pattern emerging for my song creation, song final mixing and my song distribution and marketing process over the last several years.  I do not know if it is typical or an ideal process but it is…

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Word of the Day: Muddled


new song on the way
couple of weeks
still tweaking it

paint with no color
by David Husted

muddle the fresh mint leaves
sugar and lime, stirred easy
white rum…

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Stranger Things

Since a new season of Stranger Things is now out on Netflix, I thought it would be appropriate to post a song I created several months ago called Comatose.  If you listen to this show's theme song and compare…

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I feel the creative juices starting to simmer but they are over that third hill to the left about 20 miles away. Hoping to make it there eventually.





It ain't right

I have a new single scheduled for release next Friday.  It focuses on the tragic situation going on in Ukraine.

Here is the news clip that informed the song's development.  This was not deliberate.  My mind must have been ruminating…

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first notes
last songs

David Husted








Photo by Kaique Rocha


Elvis Bowie

Amazing news! Reports are out that Elvis Bowie will be featured as lead vocalist on Dave's upcoming album release called Many Faces on 15 APR 22!  This is truly astounding news! This means that somehow Dave and Elvis made amends…

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I Wish You All the Happiness in the World.

My New Song called Garden was released today!  Find it on any of your favorite streaming platforms!

I finished my final editing touches to my music video version of the song last night and I am now ready to share…

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When you have done a complete re-mix of a song 10 times; it is time to stop.  

This particular creation will not be released for many months.  It will ferment in the vault for awhile on its own.

I write…

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SteamPunkPondering is Back!

Rumors are running un-checked that Dave is working to bring the old gang back to feature on his new album. First we heard that he lured fiery guitar legend Lars "Bedhead"  back into the fold with a lucrative contract and…

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Oh, so you're a psychologist now too?

I have a new song scheduled to be released on 18 March 2022. The song is about how we filter our world through different lenses of perception and how different people can draw far different emotional response from largely the…

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Lars "Bedhead" Kickassis

So excited to have famous Brit Rock guitarist Lars "Bedhead" Kickassis from "Spray Riot" join me to lay down some serious riffs and rips during an upcoming live studio session. He says he is finally off probation, out of rehab…

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Dionysian Wink

I completed the rough draft of a new song today. This podcast provides a demo of the main riff section which was sound designed using two tracks and two fast synth leads as starter material which I tweaked to match…

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We are foreign to ourselves.  There are times when we seem to be sleep walking through our daily lives, superficially skating along the surface, strangers to our motives and desires, to our own actions, which we do not recognize or

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Video in Development for Bough

I am developing a video to accompany my new song called Bough.  The video medium is a cool way to apply visual interest to music.  I have been doing it for most of my songs lately.  I hope to release…

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Get ready! 

Dave created a fresh Spotify playlist this week!

Bough has been finalized for digital distribution and is about to be delivered to digital platforms such as Spotify, Apple Music, TikTok, Instagram, Amazon Music, YouTube Music, Deezer, Pandora, and 150+ more. 

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My next song is called Bough.  I am in the final stages of distribution prep and publishing.  I am trying to decide on what my cover art will look like.  The song is about those universal themes of love, loss…

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Still Dancing on Tea Leaves I see


I have a Thing 1 and a Thing 2  

Thing 1:  I have completed a rough draft demo of a new song.  It does indeed have a slight Stones guitar vibe in one section of the song. I'll…

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The submarine has been "Canvasized"

I made a Spotify Canvas of my new song Submarine.  This is a short snippet of video clip less the 8 seconds long that makes the experience of streaming a particular song on Spotify (in this case my song Submarine)…

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Channel that inner Freak

Fresh Playlist this week!

Last weekend I gathered with some long-time friends and we played some live music garage band style.  What a blast.  We dusted off some old originals, played a few covers and re-remembered some blasts from the…

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