LIVE REVIEW: Joan As Police Woman @ Factory Theatre, Sydney (2019)

  Joan As Police Woman Factory Theatre 9 October As a venue, the Factory Theatre often lacks warmth and atmosphere but on this night Joan As Police Woman transformed it into a dreamy basement cabaret bar. There was no support act due to her playing two sets – another tip of the hat to the jazz bar scenario. It also gave the fans a chance … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Joan As Police Woman @ Factory Theatre, Sydney (2019)

ALBUM REVIEW: Joan As Police Woman – Damned Devotion

Joan Wasser is now six albums deep into her solo career and she continues to refine and explore her polymorphous sound that takes in soul, jazz and pop music. If her last album, The Classic, felt like a slight misstep, Damned Devotion is a return to what Wasser does best – blending mood and atmosphere with classic soul, contemporary R&B and modern technology. There’s an exhilarating … Continue reading ALBUM REVIEW: Joan As Police Woman – Damned Devotion

INTERVIEW: Joan As Police Woman

written by Chris Familton Joan Wasser has one of those careers so far that many musicians dream of. From her early days as a violinist with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and then The Dambuilders she had a solid grounding in the indie and classical worlds. The seeds of her solo career were planted when her boyfriend Jeff Buckley tragically died and she formed the short-lived … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Joan As Police Woman

LIVE REVIEW: Joan as Police Woman @ Factory Theatre, Sydney (09/06/11)

written by Chris Familton With each new album Joan Wasser releases she seems to be loosening the reins and allowing more of herself to emerge in her music. Live she is clearly doing the same with this show on her The Deep Field Tour surpassing her last visit to Australia a few years ago. The promoters were clearly over-ambitious with the original venue – Enmore … Continue reading LIVE REVIEW: Joan as Police Woman @ Factory Theatre, Sydney (09/06/11)

REVIEW: Joan as Police Woman

Metro Theatre Oct 7th 2008 I went along to this show curious to see what form she would present her songs in.  Real Life and To Survive both tread soulful, subdued and delicate paths so I was unsure whether we would get a piano in the spotlight or a wider band performance.  Having seen Joan previously at the Leonard Cohen tribute and as part of … Continue reading REVIEW: Joan as Police Woman