Editing Martin Cummin's feature film 'Hell In A Hand Bag' starring Martin Cummins, Callum Keith Rennie, Lochlyn Munro, Brian Markinson, Ian Tracey and Jarod Joseph.
Booked a role on AMC's The Killing in an actor role.
Film editing and musical scoring feature film 'Down Here' directed by Teach Grant starring Dean Wray, Martin Cummins and Tantoo Cardinal.
New single by DioTribe, song produced and music video directed by Dave Thompson. View it here.
In Vancouver filming an episode of new CW show "Cult" in an actor role. Season 1, Episode 10. Watch the trailer here.
Dave is creating the music for the 2012 Canadian Olympic Hall Of Fame inductions in Toronto at the A.C.C for September 21st. Hosted by Ben Mulroney, the event will feature performances including Hedley, Sarah Machlaclan and Nelly Furtado and include the induction of the Mens' and Womens' Canadian Olympic Hockey Teams.
Dave is in Vancouver filming an episode of the FOX TV show "Fringe" in a acting role. Season 5, Episode 4 airing in North America in late October, 2012. Watch the FOX teaser from the show here with Dave and Fringe star Joshua Jackson.
Tune into FOX Soccer US for Season 2 of "We Live Soccer" with brand new Theme and background music by Dave Thompson.
In Vancouver producing/mixing Liesa Norman's sophomore album in June/July featuring players including the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Mark Olexson (Mat Good, Men Without Hats, 5440) and Dave Spidel (Martone, Chad Kroeger, Bo Bice).
Sound editing/design/mix on the dance intro to Warner Music artist Victoria Duffield's Break My Heart music video for Reactiv Pictures.
It is with great sadness that I learnt the news of Leslie Carter's passing on Jan 31st, 2012. Leslie's talents as a songwriter and musician were a gift, and I was honoured to write and record with her, musical direct her on House Of Carters and along with her mom Jane and Michelle Willis, helped her launch The Other Half, which introduced Leslie to her wonderful husband, Mike.
Leslie, you will be missed dearly, you were respected and more importantly, a great friend. We shared same amazing and memorable moments. Love you.
Digitalunderdog is proud to be an Indie Week 2011 Partner with Dave Thompson as an industry mentor/judge.
Dave Thompson is the music supervisor/creator for new FOX prime time sports show We Live Soccer debuting in the US on July 5th. We Live Soccer will be available to over 47,000,000 households in the US.
Dave will be in Vancouver for the month of March producing the new record Liesa Norman.
Dave will be judging at this years Canada Indie Week in Toronto October 14-17 2010. Sponsored by Jack Daniels and Pabst Blue Ribbon.
Editing Rogers Bayfest promo video featuring Rush, Weezer, Black Eyed Peas, Keith Urban and The Scorpions.
Dave signs with The Characters in Toronto.
Founded in 1969, The Characters Talent Agency is Canada's only national full service agency. The Characters Talent Agency has offices in Toronto and Vancouver representing some of Canada's top actors, directors, voice over talent, producers and production talent, including designers, cinematographers, editors, and writers.
Dave will be represented exclusively by Gerry Lomberg.
Dave will appear in a new ICBC commercial airing on television in July 2010.
Dave will be playing guitar on the west coast tour of rock band "Haard" featuring Patrick Benti from Thornley in May.
28 Apr - The Lucky Bar Victoria, British Columbia
30 Apr - The Avalanche Bar and Grill Courtenay, British Columbia
1 May - The Spice Lounge Nanaimo, British Columbia
5 May - Voodoo Lounge Campbell River, British Columbia
7 May - The Crofton Inn Crofton, British Columbia
Dave will appear in the new FOX show "Human Target", as an undercover agent, airing in North America in Jan 2010.
Dave signs with King Talent for exclusive representation for acting.
With offices in Vancouver and Toronto, King Talent represents professional actors worldwide for the performing arts. For over 20 years, King Talent have been nourishing talent. Our clients are recognized within the industry as Professionals and by the public as well-loved stars. King Talent represent clients in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, New York, Los Angeles, London and Paris.
Dave is represented by Aaron Alexander at King Talent.
Editing, sound and post on Gemini award-winning actor/director Martin Cummins new short film "The Pearly Gates", in association with New Image.
For information regarding mechanical royalties and for releasing cover tunes on your album, read this..
"I Am Brave", a song Dave co-wrote and produced with solo artist Beka Parkes for the Canada Games, was featured on TSN 2 for their live broadcast of the Canada Games.
TSN will air the live broadcast of the Festival Of Excellence across Canada on June 11th feat Usain Bolt, triple Olympic Gold medallist and track World Record holder.
Dave created the opening music for the live broadcast.
Dave will co-star in and edit Martin Cummins' new short film being shot in Vancouver over the next month. Martin Cummins, the Genie Award winning actor co-starred and directed his first movie "We All Fall Down" featuring actors Barry Pepper (Saving Private Ryan), Ryan Reynolds (The Proposal) and Helen Shaver (The Color Of Money).
Dave spent the past few days co-writing songs with Chris Crippin, drummer for the Canadian rock band Hedley.
Fox to air 2 hour premiere of "Virtuality" directed by Peter Berg (Hancock, The Kingdom) on Saturday, July 4th 7pm.
Co-created by Michael Taylor and Ronald D. Moore ("Battlestar Galactica"), the sci-fi drama revolves around the crew of the Phaeton, Earth's first starship. To endure the 10-year journey, the astronauts use virtual reality modules which allow them to assume avatars and explore self-created scenarios. But just as the mission is about to enter its critical go/no-go phase, a virus begins to infect the system and puts all of their lives on the line.
Dave plays guitar for one of the scenes feat. actor Kerry Bishe (Argo).
Michelle Carter-Leis inks record deal with US based label Realize Records. Read more here..
Visit Michelle at Myspace and listen to the 3 songs we worked on together here..
Michelle Carter-Leis licenses 3 songs to LALA Music, an LA based music licensing company which roster now includes hit songwriters who have written for renowned artists such as Rascall Flatts, and Sheryl Crow. They have also placed music in TV shows such as The Hills, Laguna Beach, Big Love, Army Wives, and Men in Trees. LALA Music has placed music in some major motion pictures as well, including The Break Up and The Dead Girl.
Dave produced, mixed, played all instruments and co-wrote the 3 songs licensed.
April 7th - 11:30am CITR 101.9 Vancouver "The Morning After Show" live performance with Michelle Carter-Leis.
April 10th - 8:00pm at The Legion, Commercial Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia with Michelle Carter-Leis.
Playing bass with rock/pop solo artist Chrissy Danielle at the Media Club in Vancouver on Sep 4th.
Chrissy co-wrote Theory Of A Deadman's #1 US single Bad Girlfriend.
Dave spent 2 days on the set of Universal's new pilot "Virtuality" being the lead guitarist for actor Kerry Bishe's scenes. "Virtuality" is a new tv show directed by Peter Berg (Hancock, The Kingdom).
Airing on FOX in 2009.
Listen to new Michelle Carter-Leis's new songs here..
Dave co-produced with Chrissy Danielle, mixed, co-wrote and played all instruments.
Co-writing with Chrissy Danielle (US #1 hit songwriter) and Michelle Carter-Leis (Sony Loop Series: Pocket Diva, L Word) for Michelle's upcoming recording session at DCM Studios in Deep Cove, North Vancouver in August. Dave will be producing and playing all instruments.
Read the new interview in the Toronto Star featuring Dave on "How To Create Our next Hockey Anthem" here..
Co-writing and playing guitar live with solo artist Michelle Carter-Leis. Michelle has played, recorded and performed with such talents as Lukas Rossi (Rockstar Supernova), Norwood Fisher (Fishbone), Tyler Connolly (Theory of a Deadman), and artist/songwriter/actor Christine Connolly among others. Her voice has been heard on the entire first season of the hit show "The L Word" , as well as on Sony Music (media software). "Wake Her Up" was added to the ‘Sounds Like Café Vol. 10 Compilation CD’ in Australia, accompanying such great acts as Grammy Nominee Beth Orton , Corinne Bailey Rae and many others.
Creating new music for the Olympics, for profiles of past Olympians.
Merry Xmas to everyone, have an awesome time and enjoy!
Read an interview Sugarcain Entertainment did with Dave here..
Creating music for Olympic Commitee 'Chef de Mission' inductee Nathalie Lambert. Classical style.
Creating music for the opening credits/features of the North American aired broadcast of the David Beckham /LA Galaxy star studded exhibition soccer game in Vancouver, Nov 7th.
GOL TV in Canada, Telemundo in the US.
The Leslie Carter song "Worse" has won independent song of the year at the Starshine Magazine Awards. Written by Dave Thompson, Scott Kolmer and Leslie Carter.
Read an interview featuring Dave Thompson with Virus Magazine from July of last year HERE.
Creating theme music for new UFC (Utimate Fighter Championship) TV show called 'ROUGH' to be seen on Fight Network.
Liesa Norman announces her signing to Koch Records, the largest independent label in the USA. Congratulations Liesa! Dave developed, produced, co-wrote and played on Liesa's record.
Editing and mastering for "Inspiring Dreams & Building Champions, the Canada Games Story" video feat. the music of Chantal Kreviazuk for the Canada Games.
Check out brand new rehearsal facility Brockport Studios just outside of Toronto. Great service and rooms!
244 Brockport Drive Unit 14
416 674 8775
Tell the guys Dave sent you!
Working on music for Canada Olympic Games.
Working on music and mixes for FIFA.com
High Holy Days play the JAMOP festival in Toronto. Get involved with JAMOP.
The JAMOP Humanitarian Organization (Just a Minute of Peace) is a not-for-profit
Our mission is to unite the collective worldwide voices for peace, human rights and environmental reform and sustainability. This collective voice will initialize a movement in time when World Leaders, Artists, Nobel Laureates, and Citizens of all nationalities, unite in the single belief that one-minute can change the world. JAMOP’s goal is to raise over $1.1 billion with 100% of net proceeds to be donated to worthy causes.
On 07/07/07, at 11:11, JAMOP will declare a universal minute of peace to be recognized and celebrated globally. To launch the minute of peace, JAMOP will promote an epic 24-hour concert, taking place simultaneously at King Solomon’s Pillars, city centers, and other locations of historical and symbolic significance. Countries will be linked with live feeds simulcast through electronic media.
Leslie Carter to co-host Much On Demand.
Currently working on new record for Halfahalo.
Win a Dot On Shaft twin neck guitar designed by Dave on the Molson Canadian website. Must be 18 years of age to enter. http://www.molsoncanadian.ca/music/
Dave will be a guest judge at the Rogers/Paragon Stage Star Finals at Revival in Toronto on Dec 15th. High Holy Days will also be special guests playing live.
Dave will be in Vancouver musical directing Liesa Norman from Dec 1st till Dec 8th, 2006.
Dave will be in NYC from Nov 2nd till the Nov 9th, 2006.
House Of Carters will air on November 4th in Australia and November 5th in the UK.
Liesa Norman lands management deal with Geoff Kent (Saga, Jully Black, 3 Days Grace, Thornley, Theresa Sokyrka). Dave produced, played guitars, bass and drums and co-wrote Liesa's debut album.
Dave becomes official endorser of Firewire Strings. Thanks to Bill Compeau at Firewire Strings Canada.
Congrats to Theresa Sokyrka, Maple/Universal and management as Theresa's "Something Is Expected" debuts at # 1 in Regina and # 29 on the Canadian national charts. Dave mixed the single 'Yours Is Yours' on the new album.
Writing and producing more tracks with Leslie Carter in Ontario, Canada.
Liesa Norman's new CD is being mastered at The Lodge in NYC. Clients include Beyonce, David Bowie, Barbra Streisand and many, many more. Dave produced and co-wrote Liesa's record.
Check out this awesome doubleneck guitar made specifically for Dave by DOS and Hembry Guitars. Special thanks to Mike Carparelli.
Read the new interview with Dave at www.sugarcainentertainment.com. Thanks to Talia Shewchuck and Orlena at Sugar Cain Entertainment magazine for the great interview.
Dave becomes official endorser of Mesa Boogie amps. Thanks to Michael Taylor at Mesa Boogie.
Dave will be Musical Directing Leslie Carter from Aug 6th till Aug 12th, 2006 in L.A on the new House Of Carters reality show to be seen on EChannel this October. Dave will also play guitar in the band.
Special thanks to Pete at Triple Sick Skin in Gravenhurst for his amazing artistic contribution to Dave's forearm. For all of your tattooing and peircing needs, look no further than Triple Sick Skin in Gravenhurst, Ontario. To see Dave's tattoo, click here...
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Special thanks to Tanya and Sean of Expressions Photography, North Bay for all their amazing talent and dedication. For your photographic needs, call them.
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Creating music for "Inspiring Dreams and Building Champions, the Canada Games story" DVD. Also creating music for 5 Boxing DVD's feat Russ Anber of TSN fame and 2 Freestyle Soccer DVD's. Worldwide distribution.
Producing and writing 3 tracks with UK based solo artist Dave Green. Dave's music is like The Strokes meets White Stripes.
Dave will mix Theresa Sokyrka's new single 'Yours Is Yours' from her forthcoming album on Maple/Universal at Monumental Sound in Toronto in June.
6 x Grammy winner mixer Ken Lewis (Beastie Boys, Kanye West, Usher, Janet Jackson and many more) is mixing Liesa Norman's debut. Ken's credits include 19 #1 albums and singles, 38 Gold & Platinum albums and 14 more Grammy nominations. Needless to say we are very proud to have Ken lend his midas touch to Liesa's tracks. Dave produced, co-wrote and played all instruments on Liesa's album.
Dave Thompson becomes official endorser of Dot On Shaft guitars.
Dave is working on mixes for Theresa Sokyrka's new album on Maple/Universal.
Dave will travel to Vancouver at the end of may to track vocals for Liesa Norman's solo debut. Recording will be at The Factory Studios (Bon Jovi, Marilyn Manson, Billy Talent, Aersomith, Motley Crue) in Vancouver.
Leslie Carter will be starring in a reality show with her brothers Nick and Aaron to be seen on E Channel. Shoot date, June 2006. Dave wrote and produced songs on Leslie's forthcoming album. Read more...
Dave will be recording the new High Holy Days record in London, England with producer John Kettle from April 17th till May 8th. Dave will be playing guitar and bass on the album.
Dave Thompson and Marc Arcand from High Holy Days presented a Video Of The Year award to The Arcade Fire at the 6th Annual Independent Music Awards at Canadian Music Week in Toronto on March 1st. Broadcast on SUN TV on April 2nd, at 6.00pm.
Dave Thompson becomes official endorser of Universal Audio and HHB Canada.
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Recording/writing/producing new record with Liesa Norman who is an accomplished flutist who holds a doctorate in flute performance from the University of British Columbia.
She has performed with the Vancouver Symphony and has been featured on CJRT radio Toronto, City T.V., Vancouver television and CBC radio and television. At the same time, Liesa is a model and actress who you may have seen on one of several international runways, or on many movie and television sets.
Liesa started her multi-faceted career in Toronto where she received her bachelors and masters degrees in music and has since performed and recorded in Canada and the United States.
Dave will be producing a 10 track album in the electronica genre similar to Bjork, Massive Attack and Beck.
The sessions in New Mexico have yielded some amazing tunes. The band is called Future Pilot and features Derek Spaulding (cousin of Nick Carter) on guitar.
Think 3 Doors Down meets A Perfect Circle.
Dave sings on the songs, plays bass, co-writes, plays additional guitar and does all the production.
Dave will be travelling to Tijeras, New Mexico in December to work with Tim Coons (Rob Thomas, Matchbox 20, N'Sync, Jojo, Fleetwood Mac) on a new project with Derek Spaulding, Nick Carter's (Backstreet Boys) cousin. The music is hard and dark. Dave will be producing/writing with Tim engineering.
The High Holy Days tour across the UK and Canada is going awesome. Dave is currently on tour with HHD playing guitar.
All sales proceeds of Stormdrain's record "The Immovable Objection," to date and ongoing, via cd baby, go to the red cross disaster relief fund to help the victims of hurricane katrina. To
those who enjoy danceable industrial rock, there's never been a better time to consider picking up a copy: Dave created a remix of Stormdrain's 'Clever'.
Dave will be touring Canada & the UK on a 62 date tour from September 6th till Dec 1st with High Holy Days. Dave will be playing guitar. High Holy Days a college campus tour with an average of 1,000 fans per show. Check out High Holy Days tour section for a date near you.
Dave will be working along side Jeff Martin of The Tea Party to produce the next High Holy Days record. Recording starts at Metalworks in Mississauga this week. The new record will be a fusion of the dark and mysterious with the High Holy Days post grunge rock sound. Dave will play guitar and bass on the new High Holy Days album.
Dave will be playing guitar with High Holy Days at this years Sarnia Bayfest on July 15th, 2005, opening for David Lee Roth on the mainstage. They join 3 Doors Down, Staind, Alter Bridge, Kalan Porter and Billy Talent as featured performers at the festival.
Dave Thompson becomes a Gibson artist playing Gibson guitars. Thanks to Shanon Huyter at Gibson.
Dave Thompson receives Music Man & Spector Bass Artist Endorsement. Dave will be playing the SUB line of Music Man basses and the Performer series Spector basses. Thanks to Derek at Music Man and PJ at Spector.
Full production of High Holy Days' next single 'River Of Styx' for Canadian radio. Additional guitars, bass, drum programming and backing vox, mixing, mastering.
Dave Thompson receives Levy's Leathers Artist Endorsement. Thanks to Danica at Levy's.
Full production of a radio ad for DIM Bra promotional I-Pod shuffle giveaway featured on commercial radio across Canada for Vectra Marketing. All instruments.
Writing and full production of songs with Leslie Carter in Toronto (Sister of Nick and Aaron Carter). All instruments.
Mastering the recording of SAGA - Live In Germany 2004.
Mixing, editing and additional production for solo artist Jeffery Blue from California, USA.
Charlie Morgan (Elton John, Tricia Yearwood, Kate Bush), will be playing drums on a track Dave wrote to be pitched to Faith Hill called "Don't".
Winner of Tweaker (Chris Vrenna, NIN) remix contest for "It's Still Happening" at acidplanet.com out of 600 entries.
Producing/tracking demos for rock band High Holy Days (Roadrunner/Universal). Bass.
Full production remix of the Tears For Fears hit 'Shout' - (Universal)
Winner - Electronoel contest - at Acidplanet.com for original electronic composition 'Bring It'
Full production remix of Jessica Simpson's new single 'Angel'. (Columbia)
Voiceovers for 'Direct Kicks' TV show (Sportsnet)
Full production remix of Janet Jackson's new single 'R&B Junkie. (Virgin)
Extended Remix of 'No Second Hand World' by Dig Bear feat. Kat Blu (Indie)
Full prod. remix of Britney Spears 'Everytime'. (Jive)
Remix of 'No Second Hand World' by Dig Bear feat. Kat Blu (Indie)
Full production remix of Enrique Iglesias' new single 'Not In Love'. feat. Kelis (Interscope)
Remix of StormDrain's "Clever". (Subterreign)
New remix for Justin Timberlake's "Senorita". (Jive)
Remix of Ana Victoria's "Under Your Spell". (Arista)
Remix for Maverick Records new artist "Deuce Project". Song title 'Stone Cold'.
Producing, mixing, engineering and mastering new EP for 'HALF A HALO', the new band project feat. Dave Thompson on vocals & guitars. Check them out @ www.halfahalo.com
Producing remix for Sugar Ray tune "It's So Easy". (Atlantic)
Producing full production remix of Shawn Desman's "Spread My Wings" (Vik Recordings)
Producing full production remix of Craig David's "Hidden Agenda" (Atlantic)
Producing full production remix of Whitney Houston's "Try It On My Own" (Arista)
Remix of Tweaker's "Microsize Boy" is a winner in a competition held by Acidplanet.com. The remix will be placed on an upcoming DVD. Tweaker is the solo project of Chris Vrenna, former drummer and founding member of Nine Inch Nails.
Remix of Baldwin Bros "Dream Girl" was one of 3 runners up (out of 900) in a contest held by Acidplanet.com.
Producing, creating and licensing music for national TV network Sportsnet.
Creating 30 second commercial for Herbal Magic Industries, the weight loss gurus.
Creating theme/background music for new Hockey TV show "Slapstick TV" seen on Sportsnet.
Creating theme/background music for soccer show "Direct Kicks" seen across North America on Sportsnet.