ZIPLESS

Vanessa Daou : Zipless (1994) — By Graham Reid

Vanessa Daou : Zipless (1994) — By Graham Reid

By Graham Reid Elsewhere There is sexy music and there is sex music. And there can be quite a difference between the two in execution. Prince made a lot of sex music but slightly less sexy music; Donna Summer and Jane Birkin brought orgasms to music — and so did Yoko Ono who screamed it […]


FEAT. Interview on WDET 101.9FM | The Progressive Underground w/ Chris Campbell

FEAT. Interview on WDET 101.9FM | The Progressive Underground w/ Chris Campbell

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: Check out the sound cloud on-demand podcast of my interview on this past weekend’s The Progressive Underground w/ Chris Campbell on WDET 101.9FM along with play the best in electronica, b-sides and rare grooves. The Progressive Underground w/ Chris Campbell serves up a creative mix of Afro-pean, jazzy house, electronic, […]


ZIPLESS Ranked by Best Ever Albums

ZIPLESS Ranked by Best Ever Albums

Zipless  is ranked number 430 in the best albums of 1995: Read more @ Best Ever Albums and number 4,098 in the best albums of the 1990s & ranked number 18,322 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 2. …………………………………………………………………… Member marintho ranks  zipless #29 in Top 29 Music Albums […]


Best Albums of the ’90s | SLANT Magazine

Best Albums of the '90s | SLANT Magazine

98. Vanessa Daou, Zipless.”It’s a small victory that Vanessa Daou was able to sneak “Near the Black Forest,” writer Eric Jong’s ode to her untended bush, onto VH1’s playlist for a short spell. Daou’s is a whisper of a singing voice, and her husband’s jazz-house compositions would have been a challenge for any pop radio […]


Five Albums You Should Be Listening To Right Now | NERVE Mag

Five Albums You Should Be Listening To Right Now | NERVE Mag

4. Vanessa Daou, Zipless We recently posted our long-awaited list of the Best Albums of the ’90s, and this is one of our lesser known picks. It’s a collection of jazz-house interpretations of writer Erica Jong’s poems. The lyrical and musical centerpiece of the album is the entirely spoken-word “Alcestis on the Poetry Circuit,” which explores women’s […]


Zipless

Zipless

Vanessa Daou’s Jazz an Pop make an exhilarating mix… Built on piano, synthesizers and Daou’s mesmerizing, Billie Holiday-like vocals, Zipless strikes an exquisite balance between pop and jazz by weaving together the strengths of both styles. … The music conjures up the cool mood of an urban nightscape.” TIME Magazine “Combining elements of jazz, blues, and […]