the ramona lisas

the ramona lisas


"A brimful of postmodern 80's-influenced pop that will fill a dancefloor with people who will want to dance but will not understand why. Or even how." Gary Dickerson, Self Help Radio, 91.7 fm KOOP Austin


the ramona lisas are a tight mix of experimental
yet tight poppy-dancey rhythms layered with spacey guitar sounds and lush dreamy vocals drenched with honeyed melancholia.

the band is based around tanias solo studio project where she bought in some of her talented friends to assist in fleshing out the sound.

the debut record at pleasantry lane studios (Rhett Miller, The Old 97's, The Deathray Davies, etc.) and is currently mixing the debut cd with stuart sikes(Modest Mouse, The White Stripes, Jack White and Loretta Lynn, Pavement, etc.).

tania has previously played in these bands:
Seven African Powers, Mea Culpa, Visitor13, Sissispaceship, The Divide, The Wafer Demand Survey, Sara Radle and Her Band

her Live Shows ( lending vocals / flute) include: Ed Harcourt / Goldenboy / Pleasant Grove / Adventures of Jet / Rahim Quasi / Salim Nourallah :::

influences: Throwing Muses, Jeff Buckley, XTC, My Bloody Valentine, Stereolab, Cocteau Twins, Al Green, Belly, Babes In Toyland, Getz/Gilberto, The Sundays, Joni Mitchell, Sly and the Family Stone, Stevie Wonder, Macha, Bis, Ed Harcourt, Tom McRae, Stars, Dukes Of Stratosphere


Radio: National & College airplay / 97.1 The Eagle / Gary Dickersons Self Help Radio 91.7 KOOP / Texas Radio 1 w/Chaz Knight |

Set List

45 minutes:
you were my heart
throwing bossa
strange girl
bar of soap