Vanessa Lowe

Vanessa Lowe

Host, Nocturne

Vanessa is an audio storyteller, musician, and dormant psychologist. She’s been hosting and producing the podcast, Nocturne, since 2014.  

Vanessa aims to tell concise and compelling stories in a variety of mediums. Her audio documentary work has been heard on public radio stations around the world. DJ Rosalie Howarth, from San Francisco’s KFOG, radio wrote of her music, “…so rare these days - she knows how to tell a compelling story in under 3 minutes!”  

Vanessa was born and raised in New York City. She’s apprenticed a glass blower, been a DJ at a rural community radio station, and tended injured wildlife. She lives with her husband, son and dog in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Vanessa Lowe on KCRW

The night is a perfect canvas for the ancient magic of Peruvian shamanism.  In the darkness, your mind opens, allowing spirits to find a place to land

Speak San Pedro

The night is a perfect canvas for the ancient magic of Peruvian shamanism.  In the darkness, your mind opens, allowing spirits to find a place to land

from Nocturne

Candles were a lifeline until they became merely ornamental. So, how do the candles feel about this?

You Are a Candle

Candles were a lifeline until they became merely ornamental. So, how do the candles feel about this?

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Comfort turns to horror when the night becomes weaponized - used to terrorize and control. This is the most ominous embodiment of the night.

As a Weapon

Comfort turns to horror when the night becomes weaponized - used to terrorize and control. This is the most ominous embodiment of the night.

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