Allison was on the New Mexico Music Commission from 2005-2013 and also owns Manic Monkee Mgmt and Brand Development , which manages bands and producers and does marketing campaigns and consulting and brand alignment for all kinds of brands, produces events and sponsorships. Shaw is also a Co-Founder of The Quantum Collective that produced the first Amazon appearance at SXSW party held at the flagship Whole Foods and has an annual party during SXSW each year which has included The Lumineers, Imagine Dragons, A Great Big World, Lisa Marie Presley, Suzanna Vega, Matisyahu, Mary Lambert, Capitol Cities, Rick Springfield, Kenny Loggins, ZZ Ward, The Wild Feathers, and many more. Allison is also on the Board of Directors for Non Profit music charity Sweet Relief. Shaw past and current clients include Public Enemy and Digital Distribution company Spit Digital owned by Chuck D, Jammer.fm, Merch company Jakprints, Hollywood Elite Composers/Artists, Parody news site Hollywood And Swine,Bohemian Guitars, Amazon, Fitbit, Earthstarter, Stageit, and several others. Allison is also music supervising the full length film Prey slated for release in 2015.
Shaw started her music career as a DJ for mainstream rock format station 94 Rock in Albuquerque. Allison also was a writer for VH1/MTV online from 1998-2002. In 2004 Shaw started nationally distributed Hyperactive Music Magazine and the Hyperfestival and Conference in New Mexico. Shaw has interviewed over 1000 performers from Elton John to Tina Turner to Lenny Kravitz and Green Day. In 2007 Allison was the Executive Director for the Santa Fe Muzik Fest which had bands like Public Enemy, Wu Tang Clan, The Fray, and many more,. Allison created awareness and built relations for the music.us/.music brand, educating people across the globe on the .music extension that will be available soon. Shaw was the Director Of Operations for Listen Records/Sony owned by Television personality Rachael Ray, and is one the Event Producers and talent bookers for Rachael Ray’s Feedback parties at SXSW.