Alison Carney

Alison Carney

 Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., USA
BandEDMSinger/Songwriter

I am CRAZY DOPE FUN......We love music more than we love our mamas...hahahahaha I'm just kidding. We def love our mamas more. ... But in all seriousness we make music that helps people see the world thru different eyes. Music makes everything more beautiful.....even the ugliest sht & that's what we're here to do: change the world with honest melodies & harmonies & if not, we're here to help people have a good time!!!!!

Biography

Alison Carney is a jack of all trades. A singer, songwriter, fashion designer, and an educator, Alison uses everything she does creatively to continuously foster her artistic growth. She is an experienced vocalist whose natural born ability to create sound, is a gift to us all. Born and raised in Washington DC, her sound transcends any categorization of how music is defined. Her live performance can be described as pleasantly energetic and astonishingly chill. With a firm understanding of how sound effects emotion, the structure around her songwriting is structureless. Thus, she presents herself to all in natural form, the result is honest music.

Classically trained, and formerly the front woman of an R&B/Soul Band, Alison has released an LP and has written and performed on two studio albums in addition to touring in Asia & around the country.. She continues to hone her craft by providing support vocals for such notable artists as Sy Smith, Kokayi, YahZarah, Wayna, Choklate, V.Rch, and J. Hayden, many of which are Grammy Nominated. An annual performer for The DC Dilla Tribute & Can A Sister Rock a Mic (CASRAM) Alison has had the opportunity to share the stage with Pete Rock, Talib Kweli, and even Ma Yancey herself in celebration of the life of James "J Dilla" Yancey. Collaborations and stage performances with other artists and producers range far and wide, some of which include: Tabi Bonney, Dwele, XO, Slum Village, Raheem Devaughn, Kyonte, Jay Mills, Phife/Tribe Called Quest, Mr. Turner, J.Laine, DJ RoddyRod, Judah, and TFox.

Chosen by the Washington City Paper as the "Best New R&B Singer of 2010, Alison uses music, art, education, and fashion as her muses. Fronting the musical experience alisonWonderland new project coming out in Summer 2011 Which Alison says " This new project is a journey into a more electronic fantasy world" (Alison Carney + Spinser Tracy + Jon Laine) proves, her creativity speaks volumes, her and her lifestyle exudes endless opportunity.

Discography

"alisonWonderland" (mixtape that includes the singles Japanese Candy, Stellar, & He Luvs Me He Luvs Me Not)
"the EP" (includes the single You Said)