Posts Tagged ‘interviews’

PopMatters Spotlight: Dark Days, Luminous Nights: An Interview with Vanessa Daou

An exploration of love in the time of political unrest, Light Sweet Crude is Vanessa Daou’s musical thesis on regained emotional ground, a desire line carved from the departure point of doubt to the destination of self-made reality. By Imran Khan Vanessa Daou assumed her place on the dance music throne during the height of […]


Q&A @ SNAPSHOTS Foundation | “Future States of Music”

Q&A @ SNAPSHOTS Foundation | "Future States of Music"

Bio: Gifted with a unique combination of poetic lyricism and a sensuous voice, singer and songwriter Vanessa Daou has defined the sound of New York’s progressive jazz infused electronica and downtempo music since the early 1990’s. Today Vanessa is releasing her 7th solo recording, is Music Editor at aRUDE magazine, and writes about music and […]


She Owns The Night: Vanessa Daou Interviewed by Jonny Mugwuwmp for THE QUIETUS

She Owns The Night: Vanessa Daou Interviewed by Jonny Mugwuwmp for THE QUIETUS

“Cut to 2009, with a succession of always morphing productions exploring a weird ambient hinterland between ambient pop, jazz, soul and electronica, Vanessa returned after a hiatus, polymath-like moving into multimedia production, dance, computer coding and the release of her first self-produced album Joe Sent Me. ‘Joe Sent Me’ was the coded phrase used to […]


Welcome to the Daouhaus: A Conversation with Vanessa Daou by Collin Kelley

Welcome to the Daouhaus: A Conversation with Vanessa Daou by Collin Kelley

“Jazz. Pop. Trip-hop. House. Spoken word. Vanessa Daou has put her unmistakable voice to all these genres, but many clubbers also know her as a dance icon thanks to floor-fillers like “Surrender Yourself,” “Near the Black Forest,” “Two to Tango” and “A Little Bit of Pain.” From the beginning of her career with former husband/producer […]


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 […]


The Daou of Poetry: A conversation with musician and poet Vanessa Daou By Collin Kelley for Ouroboros Review

The Daou of Poetry: A conversation with musician and poet Vanessa Daou By Collin Kelley for Ouroboros Review

The Daou of Poetry: A conversation with musician and poet Vanessa Daou By Collin Kelley for Ouroboros Review