David Who Loves The Sky is New York City musician Dave Deporis. With songs in turns tender & fierce, he comes to the Living Room to preview songs from his upcoming album "Alt Ctrl Del," which he has been recording with such luminaries as Mauro Refosco (Thom Yorke, Red Hot Chili Peppers), Shahzad Ismaily (John Zorn, Tom Waits), Yuval Lion (Me'shell Ndgeocello, Chocolate Genius) & other spectacularly talented musicians.
His music has been mentioned, noticed & lauded by a wide swath of his contemporaries including David Byrne (Talking Heads), Antony (of Antony & The Johnsons), Shara Worden (of My Brightest Diamond) & Jaymay to name a few. As an artist, he aspires to make fearless art that serves, engages & inspires people. He is a work in progress.
Favorable quotes include:
"Magical" - Brooklyn Vegan
"My highest recommendation…likely to provoke goosebumps & gasps" - David Garland, WNYC
"I hear Dave's voice & I melt" - Shara Worden, My Brightest Diamond
"Astounding" - Thomas Bartlett, Salon.com
"Only two songs in, I was so moved that my eyes watered & goosebumps ran down my arms." - Yeti Don't Dance
"I’d rather call him a shaman than a songwriter. The latter may be too weak a word." - Timmy Gallogly, The Torture Garden