Nadia Danielle

Singer. Songwriter. Creator.

I Am More Than Sound...(2006)

That's how the riddle started...

I liked it so much that I named it for my very first (recorded) collection of musical work (I forgot how the riddle goes lol).

In 2006, my musical partner, Brian Mason & I released an LP of music we had been working on for most of 2005. Somewhere between March and early April of '06, we printed and self-manufactured about 100 copies of the LP (it was so cute! Lol), for suggested donations. I no longer have a physical copy of the cd (except for the friends & family who may still have a random copy-who uses CDs anymore?!), but you know when you come across random things of technology that you used from years back (like a USB stick), who knows what random ancient treasures of yours you may find! And mine was/is I Am More Than Sound, my very first LP featuring friends of that time (Sereeta Villani, Nathan Maharaj, Maurice Jack, Tamika Gilmore, Glenn Arias, & Zawadi Noel- Thank You!), that contributed to my forever treasured wonder-piece.

I decided to include it on my website because, why not?! And so that I have it somewhere, where I'll always find it...who knows, I may even "revisit" the album again someday :)

Good Friday Everyone!!

With Immense & Intense Love & Gratitude,

ND

P.S...Pics below

Photo credit: Sereeta Villani

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Venus In Retrograde + Beyond

Heeeeeey!!

So we  played at Sidewalk Cafe and The Bitter End (which were AWESOME), over the past few weeks and I must say I'm really looking forward to performing this EP into 2016!! I'm taking a little break as far as heading up to NYC for the next few months but in the interim, I do plan to post and write more music!! I want to thank everyone who came out and/or supported the music!! I've posted a video of "The Present Time (Is Gold)" and some pics in the Multimedia section of the site or you can also check it out on YouTube-like, subscribe!!

With Immense Love & Gratitude,

ND

PS...So if you don't know, I looooove the Smule Karaoke app...so here's a cover of "Hotline Bling" that I sung via the app. Lol enjoy :)

Live at Sidewalk Cafe 10/27: Nadia Danielle presents Venus In Retrograde EP

Hey Interverse...It's me Nadia! ;)

Guitarist Adam Pellegrini & I will be performing our EP, Venus In Retrograde + a few extra goodies, tomorrow (10/27/15) at Sidewalk Cafe in NYC!! Sorry for updating this later in the game but I've been busy with life and getting some more shows/promotion! So if you're reading this prior to 10/27/15 at 7pm, get your butt down to the LES and catch us at Sidewalk Cafe!! More details in the shows/events section of this site. 

Much love to you!

With excitement and (positive) nerves lol,

ND

PS..We'll also be at The Bitter End on 11/8/15 at 7:30pm, so if you would like $5 advance tickets please email me at dkskye@gmail.com! 

And here's a little practice clip:

Venus In Retrograde

  If it were up to me, I'd probably sit on a mountain of music and guard its contents for the rest of my life-but there's no fun in that! So I decided that I no longer wanted to wait for the perfect time or perfect way and just let go...That's mainly how I came about making the EP, Venus In Retrograde.

  Sometime during the winter of 2015 (not too long ago), I asked my friend (and coworker), Adam Pellegrini, to play a song on the guitar he was playing. He asked me what I wanted to hear and I replied "...anything." What he played eventually became the first song written for the Venus In Retrograde EP,  titled "Anything". Over the several months that followed, we continued to write a few more songs-turning what was a whimsical moment into a conceptual-acoustic EP, that ironically suits the current astrological/planetary climate. 

  Like the idea that there's a "communication breakdown" or confusion when Mercury goes into retrograde, when Venus goes into retrograde a similar idea implies but mainly in the Love & Romance department . As I continued to write the lyrics for the songs, I noticed they had a common theme, reflection on love: past, present & future. Throughout working on this project I wanted to stay present for a change...so I named it Venus In Retrograde, days before I found out that Venus was actually going into retrograde-for 40 days (haha, talk about being present). 

  I'm excited about finally putting up new songs, updating my website, and eventually playing the music live for people to hear & enjoy. I'd like to thank Adam Pellegrini for being an awesome partner in this project and Amadella Clarke (also awesome), for helping me update my bio. I'd also like to thank all those who've inspired and supported me over the past few years: from the random people I've met on the street, to the influx of people at my current job, past loves & lovers, to close friends and family who keep me in check-and thank you too, if you've read this far!

At the moment, I've posted two singles from the EP on this site & SoundCloud, but stay tuned for it in full :)

With Lots of Love,

            ND

P.S..."Google" Venus in Retrograde ;)