Posts Tagged ‘electronica’

REMIXES+

REMIXES+

REMIXES “Card-carrying members of the club community surely remember the Daou’s genre-defying debut, 1992’s Head Music (Columbia), and its single “Surrender Yourself”, which topped the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. Such subsequent singles as “Give Myself to You” and “Are You Satisfied?”, both on Tribal, proved the Daou was on a serious mission: to […]


Make You Love

Make You Love

“On her fourth solo album, [Vanessa Daou] continues to follow the beat of her own drum, bucking the norm for her own artistic integrity. Drawing from electronic, pop, and jazz, Make You Love drips with romance, sensuality, and much love.” Billboard “Fusing jazz, pop, dance grooves, and sexually explicit lyrics, Vanessa Daou may be one […]


Q&A session at MCCC with Alex DeFazio

Q&A session at MCCC with Alex DeFazio

MCCC Dancers & Performers after the show Chanteuse Vanessa Daou Shares Life in Music Business With MCCC Students “According to internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter Vanessa Daou, it’s not who you know; it’s how good you are. “In the end it’s the quality and intrinsic value of your work that matters,” she told students in a Q&A session […]


Vanessa Daou MCCC Interviews @ NPR

Vanessa Daou MCCC Interviews @ NPR

“Interview by Rachel Katz, host of Views & Voices at WWFM a classical music public radio station that operates out of Mercer County Community College. Streaming audio of interview with Rachel Katz here Interview with Mercer Communications professor Alvyn Haywood for NPR: WWFM’s Jazz On 2 89.1 FM, Trenton’s Jazz Station. Read more about JAZZ […]


Dear John Coltrane

Dear John Coltrane

  “Dear John Coltrane is a sensual ode and tribute to the great man as only Daou could do.” VICE Magazine “Dear John Coltrane is one of the most soothing albums to come along recently. It’s very relaxing due to its ambient sound which mixes guitars, saxophones, acoustic pianos, and keyboards. Vanessa’s phantom-like voice … sounds […]


Plutonium Glow

Plutonium Glow

“Zipless and Slow to Burn were preoccupied with matters of this earth, particularly corporeal matters such as desire and yearning. Plutonium Glow, on the other hand, while still intensely sweaty, shifts its focus to the stars. Vanessa Daou sounds even more dynamic in this setting. Daou has a voice like a feather that literally floats […]


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 […]


Joe Sent Me

Joe Sent Me

ORDER ‘JOE SENT ME’ LINK HERE FOR PHOTOS & BACKGROUND INFO FOR JOE SENT ME “[T]he electronicized cabaret-stomp of “Black and White” unfurls in a silver spray of ghostly piano licks and burlesque horns. In addition to being the album’s most accessible track, it also features some of the most inspired lyrics Daou has ever […]