Posts Tagged ‘poetry’

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 […]


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


JOE SENT ME @ BARCELONA POESIA 2008

JOE SENT ME @ BARCELONA POESIA 2008

Amb la col?laboració de la Universitat de Barcelona, l’Institut de Cultura de Barcelona, la Institució de les Lletres Catalanes, la Direcció General del Llibre, Arxius i Biblioteques del MECD i l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Barcelona. I Setmana de la Poesia a la UOC The BCN–NY Female Connection. Amb l’actuació de Rosa Lentini i Vanessa […]


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 […]


Slow to Burn

Slow to Burn

“Vanessa Daou’s breathy, intimate vocals stride clear across the jazz-inflected dance-pop of Slow to Burn… Funky and ethereal, dreamy and articulate, Daou’s flow is embellished by the deft, insinuating rhythms of the music.” VIBE “Daou’s rolling drum mixes and incisive lyrics defy categorization… Daou bounces between jazz and trance music, equalizing genres… Her voice can […]


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 […]


Head Music

Head Music

  “The Daou’s first album embraces dance-oriented Europop more whole-heartedly than any previous English language release. In this genre, the action takes place on two levels. Voice and rhythm move past each other with the formalized grace of ballet, while misty electronic melodies sweeten the singing and soften the beat. … Voice an rhythm move […]


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 […]