SWYM Pajama Party TOMORROW!!
Oh hey!! Did you donate $40 or above to this Kickstarter project?Then you’ve got yourself a ticket to a live-streamed show this Thursday on the internet! I’ll be wearing... Read more
ONE WEEK UNTIL SAY WHAT YOU MEAN - LISTENING PARTY INFO & FAQs!
ONE WEEK UNTIL SAY WHAT YOU MEAN!!! Are you ready?! Let's get down to business!!
I know it's been a SUPER long time since we last talked, so I want... Read more
Dreams, Plans, and My Need For Your Approval
Hey there my loves! It's been a short while since we talked. I wanted to give you a little update on what's been going on with this project since we... Read more
The Teenage Years: Track 3 & 4
Hey pals! It's been a long time since we last talked. In case you haven't been paying attention to Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, etc... The Teenage Years are still going strong!!... Read more
The Teenage Years - Track 2: "I Had To Do It"
Oh hey there. I'm currently cruising up the coast of California towards Los Angeles to start a West Coast tour with Rachael Cantu, and I realized I totally forgot to... Read more
The Teenage Years - Track 1: "When We Get There"
"When We Get There" is the first track off of my new time-release record: The Teenage Years!! I wrote this song in 2005 and finally recorded it this past... Read more
Two Weeks Later.... Teenage Years or Teenage YEAR??
OH HEY THERE. Two weeks is so long, internet. I've missed you!! I've been busier than ever finishing out this year. I've got a tour coming up, I've been mailing... Read more
WE DID IT... AGAIN!
Ladies and gentlemen and everyone in between... we did it. After thirty days of wild and crazy internet fun, we raised $30,795 towards the future of Allison Weiss Music Inc.,... Read more
Join me in a Final Countdown Telethon TONIGHT at 10pm EST!!
With only 18 hours to go, we really are in the final countdown of this project!It's been a magical ride of friendship and support and I cannot thank you... Read more
48 HOUR COUNTDOWN!! Also... Ask me anything!!
Hey there pals!! It's me again, Allison Weiss! I hope everyone had the best weekend. I know I sure did. Things are going pretty well over here, as evidenced... Read more
TEENAGE YEARS: Song #10 - "December"
When I wrote it:This song was born shortly after the last one I posted, making me around 16 or 17 years old. I was in like-like with my best... Read more
TEENAGE YEARS: Song #9 - "Here Comes Morning"
When I wrote it:I was 16 years old and playing in a pop punk band. Someone introduced me to Dashboard Confessional and I fell in love with the acoustic... Read more
TEENAGE YEARS: Song #8 - "I Don't Wanna Be Here"
When I wrote it:I think it was 2005 or 2006 or something. I was having a pretty horrible day and somehow my friends convinced me to go out to... Read more
TEENAGE YEARS: Song #7 - "I Had To Do It"
When I wrote it:Here's another song that came just after the actual teenage years but is still full of so many teenage feelings. I was still in love with... Read more
TEENAGE YEARS: Song #6 - "I'm Ready"
When I wrote it:I was 19 years old and it was the last day of school before spring break. I had been working on this crush that I was... Read more
The Home Stretch: Ultra Rewards and the Thousand Dollar Phone Calls
I can't believe it's already here! There's just over one week left in this project, and we've definitely got a little ways ahead of us to meet the final goal.... Read more
TEENAGE YEARS: Song #5 - "Stay Right Now (This Song Does Not Exist)"
When I wrote it: When spring semester ended in May 2007 it marked the beginning of my first summer away from home. I spent it holed up in my... Read more
TEENAGE YEARS: Song #4 - "What I Need"
When I wrote it:Alright, so this one actually happened just after I turned 20, but it still feels like a teenage song to me. In fact, so does pretty... Read more
TEENAGE YEARS: Song #3 - "When We Get There"
When I wrote it:Summer before college, I had a crush on a boy who worked at the mall and I had an even bigger crush on my best friend.... Read more
TEENAGE YEARS: Song #2 - "Here's The Plan"
When I wrote it:I was a freshman in college so... maybe eighteen? Winter had just started and it was getting really chilly out. There's this spot on the UGA... Read more
TEENAGE YEARS: Song #1 - "The Disappearing Act"
When I wrote it:I wrote this song when I was a tiny college sophomore, sitting alone in my dorm room, wondering why the boy I liked wasn't calling me... Read more
The Final Goal... More music!?? CAN WE DO IT?!
Alright, Internet. this is it. Time to discuss the FINAL GOAL. So as I mentioned before, I have quite a few songs I've written over the course of my young... Read more
I Was An Island EP is out today!!
Heylo lovelies!! The I Was Island EP is out today!! Pick up a copy on iTunes or really wherever you want! It's available everywhere mp3s are sold! If you want to ... Read more
The Next Level... If you could hear any of my songs re-recorded, which would you choose?
Hey there backers. I spent the entirety of last night trying to figure out just what the next goal should be, and what I should do if we hit it.... Read more
The Last Tambourine
Hey you! Here's a quick update before you turn out the light and fall into a warm winter slumber. Today I headed out into Brooklyn to hang out at Chris... Read more
FIRST LISTEN: I Was An Island EP
Turns out, this video is actually too long to post only on Kickstarter, which means everyone gets to watch. Sorry, backers. Hopefully you're cool with sharing? Yes? Great. I invite... Read more
WE DID IT (AGAIN)!!!
Oh, Internet. You've done it again.
~* WE JUST HIT THE $20,000 MARK ON THIS PROJECT!!! *~
Seriously?! How are you so incredible?! I am constantly amazed with all of... Read more
Thank you! Here is some FREE MUSIC from me!!
HEY YOU. What are you doing on the internet?! You should be stuffing your face with delicious food and hanging out with your favorite people, be they friends or lovers... Read more
Happy Holidaze to another Tell Everyone Award winner!
Hello again. It's a slow news day, my friends. I've been spending it cleaning my room, mailing out packages from my store, assembling shark-tooth necklaces, and enjoying the company of... Read more
First Listen of the new I Was An Island EP!
As I've mentioned every day up until now, I'm putting out a 7" before my new record is even close to being done! The four-song EP features two new ones,... Read more
Thinking of You, Thinking of Us
Oh hi there. I hope you're having a wonderful Monday. The sun is setting on the Brooklyn skyline as I gaze out the window of my office* and I am... Read more
Back to Business, Music Videos, More Award-Winners!
Yesterday morning I woke up at 6am, showered up, cooked myself a hearty breakfast (feat. chicken apple sausage for those wondering), packed a bunch of crazy props into my friend's... Read more
I Was An Island 7" release party in NYC!
Announcement! Announcement! I'll be hosting a release party for the I Was An Island 7" on Wednesday, Nov 30th at Rockwood Music Hall stage 2. It's gonna be free... Read more
Introducing the Tell Everyone Awards... WIN STUFF EVERY DAY!!
One of the main reasons this Kickstarter project has been such a success is because of people like YOU getting out there and telling all your friends about it. So... Read more
If you're lost you can look and you will find me - time to LEVEL UP
INTERNET. You guys are blowing my mind. We did it! We hit the goal last night! It's insanity! It's beautiful insanity! But as some of you already know, it ain't... Read more
WE DID IT
STOP BEING SO AMAZING. Just kidding. Never stop. Never change. Stay cute. Stay cool. Have a great summer. Keep in touch. Love you like a sister. Best Friends Forever.
This... Read more
Let's try this crazy thing - MEET THE GOAL TONIGHT, EVERYONE WINS
When I saw that I only had $1500 left to meet my goal and four hours left in the night, I thought HEY, WOULDN'T IT BE C R A Z... Read more