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Alicia Keys Kills It With Her New Single

Alicia Keys Kills It With Her New Single

Alicia Keys’ new single is FIRE! She has come a long way from the screeching hot mess of yesteryear. It’s been a long time coming! By Negra With Tumbao June 7 2016 “In Common” is the new single by Alicia Keys. I have to admit that I’ve not really been a fan of Mrs. Beatz. […]


A History of the Laser in Dance Music | Thump feature

A History of the Laser in Dance Music | Thump feature

How dance musicians find their identities by losing themselves. By Michaelangelo Matos In the mid-80s, instead of elaborate headpieces, DJs hid their identities in a different way—by using a variety of anonymized aliases. In Detroit, Juan Atkins pioneered the practice of adopting a slew of pseudonyms like Model 500, Infiniti, and Channel One to reflect […]


Eli Escobar’s ‘Phreeky’ collab Tracksource #1

Eli Escobar's 'Phreeky' collab Tracksource #1

Eli Escobar – Phreeky | Air London review

Eli Escobar - Phreeky | Air London review

June 2016 Eli Escobar’s new release for Classic Music Company is out now! “Eli Escobar and Classic are the perfect fit, with his unique style and timelessly fresh sound making this the most natural progression for Eli’s next outing. We welcome the New Yorker to the label with this two-track EP, featuring vocal talents of […]


A History of the Laser in Dance Music

A History of the Laser in Dance Music

From disco parties in the 70s to Daft Punk’s carnival-of-lights show at Coachella 2006, here’s how lasers became a big part of what defines a rave. Lasers were a visual analogue to the air-raid sirens festooning early house tracks like Todd Terry’s “Can You Party.” In fact, British police busting early raves were hesitant to […]


LOVE IS WAR (Remixes) Part Two

LOVE IS WAR (Remixes) Part Two

LOVE IS WAR (Remixes) Part Two : featured on iTunes UK Dance 💃 featuring mixes by Terry Farley Severino Panzetta Dusty Digital Anthony Nicholson Matthew Joushua Hall GMGN Tom Peters with heart emoticon to all who made this set a sonic journey into D-E-E-P — with GMGN, Dusty Digital, Terry Farley, Anthony Nicholson, Matthew Joushua […]


Review: Vanessa Daou’s ‘Light Sweet Crude’ | South Florida Gay News

Review: Vanessa Daou’s ‘Light Sweet Crude’ | South Florida Gay News

By SFGN Staff | John Bata Vanessa Daou, the native New Yorker’s seventh album on her independent Daou Records, “Light Sweet Crude (Act 1: Hybrid)” is meant as a first chapter for upcoming releases — and it is an eclectic breath of fresh air, which is how I would describe her wispy, understated, yet confident […]


Feat. Interview in TAR MAGAZINE | The Ocean Inside the Mirror, By Luca Lisci

Feat. Interview in TAR MAGAZINE | The Ocean Inside the Mirror, By Luca Lisci

  Vanessa Daou The Ocean inside of the Mirror by Luca Lisci In one of New York city most known contemporary art fair we meet Vanessa Daou, artist, musician, singer.  Getting from one piece of art to another, we walk together talking about Mirrors, Sensuality, the Ocean and the Future ..some month later Vanessa gives […]


ReverbNation : Rank #2 Electronica, NY

ReverbNation : Rank #2 Electronica, NY

ReverbNation


TROUBLE COMES — Video primier on Nerdy Frames

TROUBLE COMES — Video primier on Nerdy Frames

““BY GOD, that video…..her vocals….my ears orgasm to it. See, this is why Vanessa Daou will always be a classic.“ – NERDYS TAKE   NerdyFrames  


‘TROUBLE COMES’ | on list of “New stuff (MP3s)”, Pause&Play

'TROUBLE COMES' | on list of "New stuff (MP3s)", Pause&Play

‘TROUBLE COMES’ ::: on selected list of “New stuff (MP3s)”, Gerry Galipault‘s indispensable Best-0f-the-Blogs Pause&Play


TROUBLE COMES — Feat. on Traxsource ‘Lounge | Chillout’ main page

 TROUBLE COMES — Feat. on Traxsource 'Lounge | Chillout' main page

TROUBLE COMES EP was a featured release on Traxsource‘s Lounge / Chill Out’ main page – Week of May 17. “Trouble Comes”, the 2nd single from Daou’s 7th studio album ‘Light Sweet Crude – Act One: Hybrid’. More than a simple remix release, the expansive ‘Trouble Comes’ EP features two mixes of the single by […]


‘TROUBLE COMES’ #1 on Traxsource Lounge Essentials for Week of May 13th

'TROUBLE COMES' #1 on Traxsource Lounge Essentials for Week of May 13th

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KID Recordings & Nerdy Frames Release Free Compilation | Pittsburgh Music Magazine

KID Recordings & Nerdy Frames Release Free Compilation | Pittsburgh Music Magazine

Free Compilation, Download HERE Download at Nerdy Frames:  http://www.nerdyframes.org/transitions-kid-recordings-2013-mix-a-year-at-a-glance/ KID Recordings and Nerdy Frames (New Zealand’s Electronic/Indie Mouthpiece) team up for the promo-only compilation TRANSITIONS: KID Recordings 2013 MIX- A YEAR AT A GLANCE selected and mixed by Nerdy Frames main man NFMX. The 12-track, 45+ minutes mix serves as the perfect introduction to the New York-based indie imprint’s dynamic and […]


Interview w Jeannie Hopper | WBAI 99.5 fm Liquid Sound Lounge

Interview w Jeannie Hopper | WBAI 99.5 fm Liquid Sound Lounge

Liquid Sound Lounge on Facebook Est. 1993, longest running prime time radio show Saturday nights 7-10pm WBAI 99.5fm soul infused beats from house to multi-rhythmic grooves. Vanessa Daou is our guest and a tribute to Frankie Knuckles including many voices from his extended musical family, This Saturday 7-10pm Liquid Sound Lounge ltd WBAI 99.5fm and […]


‘One Thing I’m Missing’ : feat on BBC Radio 6 Music

'One Thing I'm Missing' : feat on BBC Radio 6 Music

An Evening with Illum Sphere Nemone delves into her box of electronica, and spends ‘An Evening With … Illum Sphere’, who picks a trio of tunes to soundtrack his perfect evening. BBC Radio 6 Music  


Featured on WDET The Progressive Underground with Chris Campbell

Featured on WDET The Progressive Underground with Chris Campbell

  The Progressive Underground on SOUNDCLOUD


Il Quotidiano : Review of ‘Light Sweet Crude | Act 1:Hybrid’

Il Quotidiano : Review of 'Light Sweet Crude | Act 1:Hybrid'

Voci nella nebbia di Paolo De Bernardin VANESSA DAOU Light sweet crude Immaginate la voce di Yoko Ono fusa con quella di una tipica ninfetta francese in stile Françoise–Hardy-anni-sessanta, oppure uno strano incontro tra Sade e Laurie Anderson ed avrete la rappresentazione artistica concreta di Vanessa Daou, matura artista proveniente dalle Isole Vergini, ormai newyorkese […]


Light Sweet Crude | Act 1: Hyrbid — iTUNES Bestsellers Lists

Light Sweet Crude | Act 1: Hyrbid — iTUNES Bestsellers Lists

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Record Release Party @ Do Not Sit On The Furniture — Miami Beach

Record Release Party @ Do Not Sit On The Furniture — Miami Beach

‘Danger Ahead’ | DMC Single of the Week

'Danger Ahead' | DMC Single of the Week

DMC Just in case you missed out on this, as I almost did, ‘Danger Ahead’ really is another treat from the voice which adorned the classic The Daou ‘Surrender Yourself’ amongst many others. Lifted from the forthcoming album ‘Light Sweet Crude – Act One: Hybrid’ its dirty, bass driven lines are suitably offset by the […]


Nerdy Frames : Interview

Nerdy Frames : Interview

Here is a fantastic woman with a unique voice that has been echoing in my mind (as well as many others from Generation X) since the mid 90s when she released her hits Near the Black Forest and Two to Tango. Her love for Jazz mixed in with her husky vocals, erotic subtext makes her […]


Light Sweet Crude | Act 1: Hybrid — Featured on iTUNES

Light Sweet Crude | Act 1: Hybrid — Featured on iTUNES

iTUNES continues its support of Independence with ‘Light Sweet Crude | Act 1: Hybrid‘, which is featured in 3 spots on iTUNES. Much love & appreciation to those @ iTUNES & Believe Digital who keep the flame of great music & the spirit of  independence ever-burning…. XOXOV


Pre-order “Light Sweet Crude — Act 1: Hybrid” on iTUNES

Pre-order "Light Sweet Crude — Act 1: Hybrid" on iTUNES

My new album ‘Light Sweet Crude — Act 1: Hybrid” is available for Pre-order on iTUNES XO “Vanessa Daou’s evolution as an artist continues with Light Sweet Crude. The songs hit harder than anything she’s ever done before (“Camouflage” is a revelation), yet it maintains her trademark lush layers of sound with an updated trip-hop […]