Vanessa Bley is a New York City and Los Angeles–based singer, composer, producer, and musician. She is daughter of jazz pianist Paul Bley and pioneer video artist Carol Goss.
In 2010, Bley founded Space Camp Radio, a weekly, online environmentalist and music radio show out of Bushwick, later to be co-hosted with Anthony Marchesi. In 2010, Bley met Grammy winning producer Stuart Matthewman and the two began writing music together, later under the name Twin Danger. In 2012, Bley formed Space Camp Radio Records and released her solo album Beast Patrol. Shortly after, Bley started performing with Anthony Marchesi (bass), Robert Granata (guitar) and Dave Burnett (drums). In the summer of 2012 the group recorded a collection of Bley's older material and self-released Fierce & Grateful under the band name "Beast Patrol".
Rolling Stone noted the group as a "Band to Watch" which led to performing at Lollapalooza. In 2014, Beast Patrol released their follow-up EP, Unarm Yourself and Twin Danger signed to Universal Classics. In 2015, the Twin Danger released their debut, self-titled album, which went to number 1 on the iTunes Jazz Chart and received 4 stars from Downbeat, leading to an interview on NPR's All Things Considered. Twin Danger performs live with six members and has played extensively around NYC with trips to Tokyo, Los Angeles and Austin's SXSW. In addition to the two bands, Bley scores, produces and mixes for various projects. In 2014, Bley scored a perfume installation with long time collaborator Phil Knott for International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) and Sony Arcade. Most recently, Bley edited the audio for the film Eyes of the Moon, premiering at the Marfa Film Fest 2015.
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- "The Sound of Twin Danger: Frank Sinatra Meets The Clash". NPR Music. NPR. June 28, 2015. Retrieved October 9, 2015.
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