March 9th: IWD Airplay
My song 'Love @ 25' got some love & airplay from Heritage FM radio's on their International Women's Day special program.
September 18th: MORE RADIO
More radio airplay: 2 stations on the same day!
The Rock'n Downunder Show in Nevada City, California (PDT) from 10-12pm
The New Grooves program 96.5 Inner FM in Melbourne, Australia (GMT) from 1pm (and repeated at 10pm).
My music debuts on Australian radio on the Uncharted Wednesday Nights show, 97.9FM, Forbes, NSW Australia (AEST) 7pm.
I was contacted by New Zealand digital label Unearth Records who offered to distribute one of my tracks 'I Ain't Over You' as part of a compilation. So now I'm a part of Unearth Music with a bunch of really great artists worldwide!
July 8th: BANDCAMP AND US TRAVEL
The last 6 weeks were really busy. I traveled from Vancouver to Seattle to Portland to Seattle to Minneapolis to LA to Long Beach. Phew! I played lots of gigs as well as attended lots of blues jams. Oh, and I finally I got around to putting my debut EP today on Bandcamp too!
June 7th: 1st ep release!
Today I released my self-titled debut EP on iTunes, Spotify and a bunch more! I chose this date because it's my father's birthday, and he is the greatest human being I know.
April/May: recording with dutch robinson
One of my recording highlights has been working with RnB Hall of Famer & grammy-nominated singer/songwriter/producer Dutch Robinson -- one of the original members of the Ohio Players from the 70s. Dutch added some vocals to a few of my tracks & gave me a lot of support and encouragement, which I am so grateful for. Thanks to Curtis Marta for all his patient engineering skills too!
December 29th: 'Paranoid' piano cover
Back in October, I shot a video clip in Long Beach with Vaughan Risher (camera/editing) and released it on YouTube today. It was filmed at the home of local music supporters Jody & Judy Timmerman and features me playing their lovely baby grand piano. The song is a cover of Black Sabbath's 'Paranoid'.
Lisa Spykers is a singer, songwriter, piano player, acoustic guitarist, instrumental and primary school teacher, porridge chef, vegan caterer, author, nomad, and unstoppable force of nature.