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The Review Broads

April 25, 2015 - 10:50am -- admin

Alison Levy (also known as Sippy Alison of The Sippy Cups) shares her
wonderful sounds of music with our little ones ages 3 to 8 years old in
The Start of Things, her new solo album.

A Moment with Kindie Rocker Alison Faith Levy!

February 20, 2015 - 2:27pm -- admin

Kindie music trailblazer and founding member of The Sippy Cups,
Alison Faith Levy knows how to get the entire family moving and
grooving. With her Big Time Tot Rock Band, she brings dynamic
musicianship and live beats from World of Wonder, her forthcoming album.
From Lollapalooza to Austin City Limits, Alison loves performing, and
the San Francisco Public Library is her favorite performance venue.
Through an interview with Mariea Whittington, Millbrae Library Intern,
we learn more about Alison and her music!

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At-Home Dad Matters

August 26, 2014 - 1:46pm -- Alison

There’s Magic In The Music: Alison Faith Levy’s Big Time Tot Rock

One of the other dads bends down to hear my daughter over the
band’s acoustic euphony. She blurts out her excitement, her phone chord
curls bouncing in time with the beat.

“{{I have magic in
my hands and I can touch the walls and turn them different colors but
ACTually the magic is in my WHOLE body and if I want to I can BLAST it
all out but there will always be moooore!}}”

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Mother's Day, Big Time, with Alison Faith Levy - SF Classical Voice

June 22, 2014 - 10:35am -- Alison

This is how it often starts. In the early morning hours kindie rock
favorite Alison Faith Levy wakes up with a tune in her head. She throws
off the covers, hubby still pulling zzzz's, runs into her San
Francisco living room, and furiously writes down some lyrics and chords.
Then the creative process grinds to a halt temporarily while she
readies her family for the day, often singing that morning's tune into
her smartphone while driving her son to school.

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School Library Journal Pick of the Day

January 24, 2013 - 4:48pm -- Alison

San Francisco-based singer/songwriter Alison Faith Levy, formerly the lead singer

of the kindie band The Sippy Cups, returns to the kid music scene with her

first solo album. Each song has Levy’s trademark big production sound, whether

a sensitive ballad, an up-tempo rocking number, or a middle-of-the-road tune.

Lyrics of the ten original songs are smart and have lots of kid appeal.

Highlights include a large-sounding rendition of “Itsy Bitsy Spider” with

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Automatic for the Little People

September 16, 2013 - 9:31pm -- Alison

This Sunday, the place to be with your preschooler will be the Contemporary Jewish Museum. Singer-songwriter Alison Faith Levy and her Big Time Tot Rock band will be doing three shows, headlining the Yerba Buena Family Day Festival.

Levy is a local phenomenon, a veteran entertainer whose first solo CD, World of Wonder
(2012) hits you with great songwriting and unexpectedly full
production, which had rock critic Greil Marcus invoking Phil Spector’s
“Wall of Sound.”

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Mercury News

July 9, 2013 - 12:38pm -- Alison

When singer-songwriter Alison Faith Levy performs, her audience's receptiveness is quite obvious.

tells The Daily News, "When I see a huge crowd all crawling around on
the ground like zoo animals, that thrills me to no end."

Among the
5-and-under set, Levy is a superstar. "If they're having fun, jumping
around, laughing, dancing and being silly, then I know I'm doing my
job," Levy says, laughing.