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Producer and label owner






Notable Live Shows


Lisa is a featured artist in the book "Silicon Alleys: Selected Metro Silicon Valley Columns, 2005-2020" by Gary Singh and Rudy Rucker (November 13, 2020).

Lisa co-wrote "Stars are Crazy" with Lindsey Buckingham (Fleetwood Mac) on his 2011 solo album ‘Seeds We Sow’. 

The song is also featured on the DVD ‘Lindsey Buckingham: Songs from the Small Machine - Live in L.A’ (2011) and ‘Solo Anthology: The Best of Lindsey Buckingham’ (2018).  "Stars are Crazy" was reworked from Lisa's song "With You On My Mind" from her album ‘Busk’.

In 2008, Lisa worked in the studio with the legendary drummer Budgie (Siouxsie and The Banshees and The Creatures).

Lisa is the owner of Kitchen Whore Records, an independent music label. She began the label in 1997. She has released albums by Bethany Curve, Marc Moreland, Mute Angst Envy, Kelsi Arnold, and others.


Lisa has also been booking bands into several Bay Area venues since the early 1990’s and was heavily involved with the annual Left Coast Live festival in San Jose, California. 

Lisa has performed as an actress in three feature films:

* ‘Some Prefer Cake’ (1997).

* 'Berta' (2003). Several of Lisa's songs are also featured in this film.

* ‘And Then Came Lola’ (2009).


Lisa also worked as a composer on ‘Raised by Drag Queens’ (2002).

Her songs have been in the movies ‘How the Day Begins’ (1998), ‘3 Days... 3 Hours... 3 Minutes... 3 seconds’ (1999) and ‘Intentions’ (2003).

Lisa authored the book ‘spank.’, published by Fifth Planet Press. The book is described as "a book of poetry, prose, one-liners and a recipe”.  ISBN:  1-880855-07-0

Lisa and her band have played several benefit shows over the years for Aris Project, MACLA, The Works Gallery, the HRC, the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and Billy DeFrank Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center (The Billy DeFrank Community Center).


Lisa has been supportive of the LGBTQIA+ community and often performs at Pride festivals across California.

* Andalusia, ‘Such a Heavenly Eyesore’ (2001).  Lisa co-wrote and sang on the songs "Swallow" and "Such a Heavenly Eyesore". The title track from ‘Such a Heavenly Eyesore’ was featured in the season finale of Road Rules in 2002.

* Mute Angst Envy, ‘South 11th Street’ (2004). Lisa contributed backing vocals to track 2, "Love Like a Fight" and had engineering and production credit.

* Kelsi Arnold, ‘Dulcinea’ (2004). Lisa played lap steel on track 3, "Pigs Don't Fly" and track 9, "Ask Me".

*’Sofa's Choice’ (Sounds from Downtown) (1997). Lisa's song "Under the Lean To" from her album ‘Lola CUKI’, is included in the compilation CD.

*’Diversity’ State of Sound Recording (2002). The song "30 Years in You" from Lisa's album ‘Weather Changer Girl’, is included.

In 2008, Lisa was one of two selected artists to exclusively perform at The L Word Season 5 Premiere and Official Cast Party in Hollywood that benefited the HRC. 


Lisa also toured with Wayne Hussey (The Mission and The Sisters of Mercy), Miles Hunt (The Wonder Stuff), Erica Nockalls (The Wonder Stuff), Bethany Curve, Andalusia, Cindy Alexander, Geoff Pearlman (Echo in the Canyon), Jen Wood (Tattle Tale) and Deborah Bartley.


Lisa has opened for Love & Rockets, Linda Perry (4 Non Blondes), Dave Mason (Traffic, Derek and the Dominos and Fleetwood Mac), Minnie Driver, Ferron, Bitch, Sleater-Kinney, The Mekons, Jill Sobule, Girl in a Coma, Chris Pureka, Melissa Ferrick, 10,000 Maniacs, The Start, Tribe 8, That Dog, Lt. Dan Band (LTDB, Gary Sinise), Glitter Mini 9, and many more.

Lisa has also had Simon Raymonde from Cocteau Twins as a guest performer, mixer and producer of her albums ‘Weather Changer Girl’ and ‘Busk’.

Recently, Lisa joined the band Bethany Curve, contributing vocals. Bethany Curve's sixth record ‘Murder!’ and ‘Murderers!’ EP are out now and may be purchased here:

Lisa sang backing vocals on Liz Graham's Third release ‘Brave Like an Arrow’, which contains 10 new songs and a sea shanty. ‘Brave Like an Arrow’ was released June 5, 2020. Tracks 3 & 7 feature SPECIAL guest Artist Lisa Dewey on vocals.

Most recently, Lisa sang backing vocals on Stephen Foster’s 'Sun to Rise' EP (September, 2023).  Lisa sang on tracks 1 & 2.


February, 2002

Lisa was voted the sexiest artist of the Silicon Valley. You can view the article from the Silicon Valley Metro Newspaper below.

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