If you think kids’ music is the stuff that makes you want to jab forks into your ears, then you need to listen to the latest episode of Spawned with Kristen + Liz, featuring the one-and-only Lisa Loeb!

This indie alt rocker sensation turned mom of two and kindie musician has a lot to say about everything from why kids can like both Bowie and Twinkle Twinkle,

and her newest projects — there are many!


Listen to our interview with Lisa directly here or right from on iTunes, and be sure to subscribe to our podcast feed so you never miss an episode of Spawned!


Links from Episode 51, Chatting with Lisa Loeb

Feel What U Feel: The new Lisa Loeb album for kids featuring amazing guest celebrity performers

Feel What You Feel: The new album inspired by Loeb’s own childhood memories and featuring so many fun guest performers (Ed Helms! Craig Robinson!) launches October 7.

Lisa Loeb and Elizabeth Mitchell performing Catch the Moon.

The Camp Lisa Foundation

Lisa’s fun album for younger kids: Nursery Rhyme Parade

We’re big fans of Renee Stahl’s celebrity compilation album, Simpatico.

A few of the other great artists mentioned, whose music for kids just happens to be good music for anyone: Dan Zanes, They Might Be GiantsElizabeth Mitchell (Lisa’s buddy from college!), Gustafer Yellowgold, and Chris Ballew, a.k.a. Caspar Babypants.

Our own editors picks for coolest kids music of 2015

Lisa Loeb joins season 2 of the hit Amazon original kid series, Creative Galaxy

The hit original Amazon kids series, Creative Galaxy Season 2 kicks off today, featuring Lisa as Melody, a dance instructor… who looks kind of familiar.

The video that started it all: Stay, by Lisa Loeb.

Cool Picks of the Week

Lisa: Planetbox Lunch Boxes. (She has good taste!)

Liz: The most satisfying video series, discovered by her own kids. You won’t be able to stop watching them!
And a shoutout to the original source, the Oddly Satifsying subreddit.

Kristen: Workman’s The Big Fat Notebooks series of books for kids: Like Cliff Notes, only cooler. And not cheating.

the Big Fat Notebook series: Like Cliff Notes for kids, only better


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