De Novo Dahl began as the relationship of songwriting friends Tag Connection (aka Vovo Dahl) and Joel McAnulty (aka Joel J. Dahl or Jsperanza) at senior high school in Hendersonville, TN. Connection, a vocalist and keyboadist, and McAnulty, a vocalist and guitarist, originally formed a music group known as “Harmonium,” which split up in the verge of the recording offer. After pursuing single initiatives, they reunited in the summertime of 2001 and resumed composing songs jointly. Adding vocalist and omnichord participant Serai Zaffiro (little girl of guitarist David Zaffiro from the Christian steel music group Bloodgood and, immediately after signing up for the music group, McAnulty’s wife), bassist Jon Schneck (later on changed by David Carney), drummer Joey Andrews, and business lead guitarist Sandy Sandidge, De Novo Dahl was officially created in Murfreesboro, TN, in November 2001. (“De novo” is definitely Latin for “anew”; Dahl is definitely a mention of Roald Dahl, the children’s writer of James as well as the Large Peach and Charlie as well as the Chocolates Manufacturing plant.) Employing fanciful outfits and imaginative concert suggestions (an ice-cream interpersonal, a night specialized in the science-fiction film Tron, a “seaside party” with free of charge admission to customers in swimwear, a show of which the bandmembers outfitted as cowboys and offered pasta to make a “spaghetti traditional western”), the group developed a pursuing in Murfreesboro and close by Nashville, then started playing surrounding claims, with occasional endeavors to major towns. IN-MAY 2003, they self-released their debut six-song EP, made by David Zaffiro and Jason Lehning, offered by shows and on the site. The bandmates spent 2 yrs crafting their debut full-length recording, Pet cats & Kittens, that was in the beginning self-released, after that reissued by Theory 8 Information in-may 2005. The bundle contained both a primary CD and an added bonus disk of remixes. An EP, Shout, found its way to 2007, and Move Every Muscle mass, Make Every Audio made an appearance in 2008 from Roadrunner Information.