Welcome to DVous Music
Daniel Vincent is the driving force behind the DVous Music label. I write, record, and produce a variety of new music that deviates from the mainstream. DVous music is pronounced "Dee vee us" like "devious." It's my initials and a brand play, because my music crosses many genres and doesn't fit a mold. I deviate from the norm.
The early years
I began taking keyboard lessons at six as a way to help cure my dyslexia. That happened shortly after the background photo here was taken by my father at White Sands National Monument in New Mexico.
Switched on Bach by Walter (now Wendy) Carlos captivated me. I wore out the 8-track tape. I was trained in classical music for over 10 years. When I was a teenager, a family friend brought tapes of Pat Metheny, Jean-Michel Jarre, Chick Corea, Tangerine Dream, Keith Jarret, and Manheim Steamroller to our home. That convergence of music was captivating. Then I learned about Earth, Wind & Fire, Michael Jackson, Janet Jackson, Prince, Chaka Khan, Alan Parsons, and others that sparked my love for dance music.
College and intro to Jazz
The jazz band director Waynesburg University invited me to sit in, and I quickly got hooked on jazz. Our band was one of the best in the nation. I found myself playing at presidential inauguration events in Washington, D.C. and being judged by top musicians and composers.
Current and state of flux
I released my first ever EDM EP on May 28, 2021 that has been very successful. Since then, several releases have done well across the world. Chilltronic, Pianotastic, and 1FORTYBPM. There is much more music to come, including collaborations with vocalists and other musicians.
Why do I do it?
With a love for visual arts, photography and video, I have begun this journey to share my creations with the world. Many sounds, rhythms, deep textures, silent moments, and originality are my passion that draws inspiration from many artists and experiences.