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This is the place to register for Dave's livestream songwriting classes or to expand your collection of Dave Caruso albums and swag. Orders are processed by PayPal using your credit card or PayPal account and fulfilled by Dave Caruso Music.  Class registrants will receive email follow-up from Dave.  Products will be shipped within the continental U.S.

 


Your Coach: Songwriter Dave Caruso, creator of The Secrets to Better Songwriting and host of the Songwriter Stories podcast

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30-Minute Livestream Coaching
$20.00

Ask me anything about songwriting, get personalized song help, hone your technique, and make songwriting less mysterious and more satisfying.  Sessions are 30-minutes long, Once you register, Dave will get in touch to set up your appointment.


Instructor: Songwriter Dave Caruso, creator of The Secrets to Better Songwriting and host of Songwriter Stories

Day/Time: Thu, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm, EST

Start Date: May 20th, 2021

 

Melody-First Songwriting
8-Week, Live Remote Class

$99.00

Melody is the most important component for making a song popular and enduring.  This course is designed to help you write more engaging melodies. We’ll use proven melodic techniques and pop music examples to help you write up to 7 singable, catchy songs and lyrics.  You'll receive a PDF of each week's class material. Attend this group class remotely with Google Meet. Limited class size.

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CD
Combos
&
Bundles

Radiophonic
Supersonic

(RPS)

Buddha Pesto
Manifesto
(BPM)

Cardboard
Vegas
Roundabout
(CVR)

Champion
(CHA)

Elizabeth
Parker
Revisited
(EPR)

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save $1 on albums & $0.50 on singles

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RPS + BPM + CVR + CHA + EPR


Radiophonic
Supersonic
(2020)

CD Album (10 Tracks) 
$10.00

#8 Best 2020 Power Pop Album
-- Power Pop News

Top 10 Songs of 2020
(Little Miss Sunshine)
Hop On Power Pop

Top 15 2020 Essential Albums
-- Chasing the Essential

#19 Best 2020 Power Pop Album
-- Power Pop Station

#23 Top 100 Albums of 2020
--Absolute Powerpop

Top 25 Album & EP Faves of 2020
-- Indie Pop Takeout

Written, arranged, produced and recorded by Dave Caruso.  Shrink-wrapped in a jewel case.

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"Caruso shows a fascinating ability to create memorable melodies to unforgettable chord progressions, and the result is a set of songs that stay embedded in your brain hours after you hear them.  ...An exceptional album that leaves you wanting more.
-- Peter Lee / Hooks and Harmony



Radiophonic Supersonic
Design Tee Shirt

Relaxed, tailored  & ultra-comfortable
Fruit of the Loom, 100% pre-shrunk cotton
Fabric Weight: 5.0 oz (mid-weight)
Double-stitch shoulder, sleeve,
collar, & waist seam
Imported; processed & printed in the U.S.A.

Women's tee offers plenty of room
ideal for most body types
contoured & side-seamed for a feminine fit.  * Women's sizes run small *

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Radiophonic Supersonic
Design Long-Sleeve Tee

Men's Long Sleeve T-Shirt by Next Level
A comfortable classic, cut to fit the body.

100% cotton
Fabric Weight: 4.3 oz (lightweight)
Tear-away label, 1X1 baby rib collar
Reinforced shoulder construction maintains shape after repeated washings
Imported; decorated & printed in the U.S.A.

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Buddha Pesto
Manifesto
(2017)

CD Album (10 Tracks) 
$10.00

#1 Album 10/21/18

-- Phil Maq / WHFR-FM

#32 Album of 2018
--
Phil Maq / WHFR-FM

Ten songs bursting with melodic pop, power pop, jangle pop, 70s songwriter pop, alternative pop, baroque pop, Beatles pop, synth pop and ska -- each beautifully written, arranged, sung, played, produced and recorded by Dave Caruso.  Shrink-wrapped in a jewel case..

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"'Boomer, Jenna & Lennie' is a classic, ever-so-catchy Eric Carmen-styled number about negotiating life’s path and the ups and downs that are presented along the way. Light, percussive piano, electric guitar stabs and a sumptuous melody propel this song to the top of the pops.""
-- Alan Haber / Program Director
Alan Haber's Pure Pop Radio


Songwriter Stories
Ringer Tee

Fans of Dave's music interview podcast will love this black ringer tee shirt with white accents and the "Songwriter Stories" banner.

Snug, comfortable fit.
Soft-combed jersey cotton.
American Apparel or Champion
Product ID: 2410W
Fitted sleeves and collar
Double-stitched cuffs, collar and waist
Imported; processed and printed in the USA.

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Champion
(2015)

CD Single (5 Tracks) 
$5.00

This 6-song CD with jewel case & shrinkwrap includes the single "Champion" from Dave's album, "Cardboard Vegas Roundabout," plus 4 bonus tracks of alternate mixes from the album, plus an early mix of "Listen to This," from Dave's "Buddha Pesto Manifesto" album. The cover art is a playful recreation of the Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" classic album cover.

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"Highly tuneful.  Like eating frosting straight from the jar.  Splattered throughout the song are Beach-Boys harmonies – even the “ba, ba ba ba” that the Beach Boys were known for and a high-pitched “wooo” that would make Brian Wilson swoon.  Caruso has a knack for melody and harmony."
Peter Lee / Hooks & Harmony


Cardboard Vegas Roundabout (2014)

2-CD Deluxe Edition (22 Tracks)
$12.00

#6 Best Albums of 2014
#7 Best Songs of 2014
"The Art of Erica"
-- Pop That Goes Crunch

Dave's second solo effort is a self-produced tour de force of sparkling sunshine pop, jangly power pop and soulful ballads about identity, loss, home, friendship, hope, and the perils of social media.  It's served up in a stylish, gatefold digipak with 10 songs on disc one, plus 12 alternate versions, bonus mixes & demos) on disc two, plus a 12-page booklet with song lyrics, color photos, musician and song credits, liner notes, and a song title search game.

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"Ten finely crafted tunes.  Caruso lays down some of the most complex vocal arrangements of the year, and succeeds over and over again.  Tasty songcraft."
-- Jeffrey Raskin / Host, The Big Show & Program Dir., Pop That Goes Crunch


Elizabeth
Parker Revisited
(2004)

CD Album (6 Tracks) 
$5.00

Dave's celebrated, debut solo album, revisited in 2020 with remixed and remastered tracks, plus a bonus mix of "Letter to My Ex."  Includes updated artwork and jewel case.

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"...Sunny, chiming guitar melodies that are instantly catchy and accessible. The song craft is top notch, a perfect example is the Elvis Costello sounding title track “Elizabeth Parker”. The next gem is “I Can’t Be On Time,” a finely tuned slice of 80’s styled power pop.  An excellent addition to your music collection."
Aaron Kupferberg / Powerpopaholic


CARUSO: In the Face (1987)

Rare, Original-Seal, Vintage Vinyl Album (5 Tracks)
$10.00

Four original songs by Dave Caruso, plus a short, bonus, a capella cover track.  Featuring the single, "London."  Originally released by the CARUSO band in 1987, limited quantities are available for this collectors item.  Get one while they last.

"Caruso has all the makings of a great pop band... The beat on 'London,' the first number on the disc and the one which has received the most air play on radio, is a fast-paced, enjoyable morsel of pop music.  It's accented with a gashing guitar and vibrant vocals...  'Young and Tender' is the strongest song on the EP... Musically, the Carusos have their house in order." 
-- The Detroit Free Press