LISA SHAW

 

Lisa was born in Toronto, Canada, & has been singing live & recording in New York City for the last twelve years, collaborating with producers such as Jay Denes, Eric Stamile, Dave Warrin, Scott Hardkiss, Smash Hunter, & Swingsett. She has also been remixed by names such as Jimpster, Herbert, Joey Negro, Swag & Crazy Penis, and Phil Asher. Since 1994 she has released music with Naked Music, Ubiquity, Yoshi Toshi, RCA, East West, Grand Central UK, Sirkus UK, Astralwerks & NRK.

 

Lisa’s first contribution to the Naked sound was “You are Love” by Lovetronic & after many collaborations with Naked artists & producers – Blue Six, Central Living, Petalpusher, Aquanote – she signed as a solo artist in 2001. Her debut single for Naked Music was the worldwide underground classic “Always”.

 

Lisa has received rave reviews & features in The New York Times, CMJ, Muzik, URB, The Canadian National Post, Billboard, XLR8R & many others. She has also performed live on The David Letterman Show as a backing vocalist for Jewel. Madonna paid tribute to “Always” in Rolling Stone & proclaimed Lisa to be “So Cool!”

 

Throughout her career, she’s played & recorded in a diverse range of musical styles, ranging from deep house, avant-garde hip-hop, trip-hop, acoustic soul & drum & bass.

 

She also performed live at the Prohibited Beatz party with Nerve, a fusion band led by drummer/producer Jojo Mayer where Takuya Nakamura (Organic Grooves/Ism), Tim Lefevbre & DJ Swingsett also appeared. Lisa has also collaborated with Itaal Shur, Lucy Woodward & Mark Anthony Jones, She has also appeared singing back-up for Jewel on David Letterman.

 

Over the last three years Lisa has performed live throughout Europe, Asia, Australia & the US with label-mate Miguel Migs, as well as working on her debut solo album with producers Eric Stamile (Speakeasy), Jay Denes (Blue Six) & co-writer Dave Warrin. This is scheduled to be released the summer of 2005.

 

She is currently putting together a live outfit called PetalPusher with Miguel Migs for touring next year, but will continue to do her live PAs with Miguel as well.

 

There are many new projects & collaborations in store for Lisa over the next few years. Much, much more music to come.