Hailing from the expansive Nullarbor desert in Australia and currently based in the Byron Bay area, it is like Singer Producer DEYA DOVA fell out of the stars on an ancient piece of space rock. One of the few female electronic producers and a ground breaking vocalist recording live at sacred sites, Deya Dova fuses the earthy human-ness and sensual power of her voice with the cutting edge futurism of Global Bass music.
Synthesizing ancient Songlines / Tribal voices and evocative Story telling with Cinematic soundscapes, Whomping bass, textural Glitch and Totemic beats, Deya Dova invokes a mythic temple vibe and brings euphoric tribalism to the dance floor.
Deya was born “behind the veil”, inside her intact water membrane. According to folklore, these people inherit an innate connection between the worlds. And it is this otherworldly-ness, deep mysticism and memory that exudes from Deya’s extraordinary vocals, music and stage presence.
Highly innovative and an evolutionary artist in the truest sense, Deya Dova’s live shows are a sophisticated musical and visual feast. Performing with co producer, Hamilton Barnett, blending live electronics, organic percussion, vocal looping, petroglyphic projections and guest ritual performance artists, Deya Dova weaves a conscious elevated dance floor experience infused with feminine mojo.
The live show features music from her latest release Symbiotic and live versions of remixes by Desert Dwellers, Kalya Scintilla, Drumspyder and A Tribe Called Red. Deya Dova sings to the Ancient, the Primal and the Mystic within.
For more than a decade Deya Dova’s albums have been on high rotation in cult music collections around the globe. Her musical journey has spanned genres including Global Electronica, World, Ambient, Breakbeat, DownTempo, Glitch Hop, Indigenous Trance and origins as a guitarist, Singer/Songwriter. Deya’s first productions started in the Australian desert sampling and recording on location within the landscape. Today, Deya is know for her evolutionary artistic journey , shapeshifting and radical reinvention, sharing her rich mythology not only through her music & voice but also through her visuals, graphics and costumes.
Deya has collaborated with renonwned international Artists including Juno Reactor, Desert Dwellers, Kalya Scintilla, An-Ten-Nae, Drumspyder, Temple Step Project, James Munro, Antix, Adham Shaikh, Switchbox, Nyquist, Luke Chable, Wild Marmalade and Tijuana Cartel. Her music features on countless media and films, including the recent documentary “Our Journey Home” exploring the mysteries of the Planetary Grid leylines and delivering a stunning message that speaks for the Earth & the Sacred Feminine.
Deya Dova’s unique and ever evolving shows have seen her play festivals stages including :- Beloved Festival USA, Symbiosis Gathering USA, Wanderlust USA, Sonic Bloom USA, Diversity Festival CAN, Atmosphere Gathering CAN, Enchanted Forest Festival USA, Burning Man Festival USA, Inspire Truth NYE Portland USA, Luminate Festival NZ, Evolve Festival NZ, Bali Spirit Festival Indonesia, Unity Concert 2014 USA, Earth Frequency Festival, Splendour in the Grass, Rainbow Serpent Festival, Seven Sisters Festival, Falls Festival, Uplift Festival, Byron Spirit Festival, Peats Ridge Festival, Exodus Festival, Southern Oracle Festival, Maya Festival, and Woodford Festival.
2014 saw her latest release ‘Symbiotic’ signed to US label Desert Trax, heralding a new Global Bass driven sound. 2014 came exciting collaborations with a remix release featuring Kalya Scintilla, Drumspyder, Whitebear and Temple Step Project / Dj Dakini. The same year DEYA also birthed the ‘Songlines and the Planetary Grid Project’ documenting her singing at energy centres on the planetary grid and delivering audio visual presentations at Festivals. In 2015 & 2016 Deya Dova is touring internationally in U.S., Canada, and New Zealand.
I can honestly say Deya Dova is one of the best acts I’ve hosted in nearly 5 years. Their high vibrational message, mixed with emphatic beats created an experience that was so tribal, raw, and spiritual.” J Brave. LA promoter Luminous Movement
“Deya Dova killed it this year at Bali Spirit Festival as one our headliners alongside Desert Dwellers, Toni Childs and The Human Experience. She brings the raw Oz-style power of Xavier Rudd along with super tasty electronica. And her full-power-goddess vibe is not something I’ve ever seen before. Deya is currently bringing something very next level through that our international audience absolutely erupted to! ” Rob Weber Director Bali Spirit Festival
“Deya Dova seemed to reach through the veil to bring back emotionally charged sonic imagery from the Other World no instrument other than the human voice could communicate. Deya’s vocal talents and deep beats left my body and consciousness vibrating at a higher level than I thought possible…..” Next Level Radio review on Symbiosis Gathering
“Exquisitely produced, reminiscent of The Knife or Bjork and yet completely, refreshingly, unique.” IN THE MIX
“Totally infectious dance beats, vocal magic, Deya Dova is utterly mesmerising, tapping into something primal within us all.” TSUNAMI
“Incredibly catchy, edgy and captivating. Full of cool chic sounds, that magically blend electronics with a distinctly world vibe.” AUSPOP
“This singer producer sounds like the love child of an orgy between Fever Ray, Shpongle and Trentemoller.” 3D MAGAZINE
“Dova has carved her own niche, and perhaps even created her own genre in the making.” IN THE MIX
“DEYA’s immense vocal talent puts her on the map as a full blown vibe merchant” MONRO
Deya Dova – Vocals & Vocal Looping
Hamilton Barnett – Live Electronics, Samples & Additional Percussion
WHAT THE PEOPLE ARE SAYING
“You guys absolutely rocked my world. What a performance, such soul and emotion. You have a new fan…bigtime!” Henry De La Mare
“I was absolutely blown away! The energy you brought to the stage was so powerful and mesmerizing. Your feminine power, strength and sensuality, all come through in your stage presence, movements, and vocals. It was the most powerful experience I have had with live music.” Shar Towner.
“Heard the song Kyio on the radio a while back, it was awesome to finally hear it live. The vibe on the dance floor was electric” Eden Brownley
“Unreal night, the energy was incredible” Antonio Mercuri
“You are like a unicorn on red bull.” Dave Rock.
“Feel so happy to be there on Friday. You all looked like gods and goddess in your feathers…. I worship the stage you play on! Thanks Deya.” Holly Tree
“Absolutely loved your set at Southern Oracle! Look forward to experiencing more of your music.” Catherine Brearley
“Truly Amazing…thankyou…” Bronwyn Lee