it's all about the signs

Alexis Larinda Carney (Lexie) is a Hard of Hearing singer, marketer, and writer. She struggles from financial stress as an independent songwriter with no private funding or guide. The first person in her family to graduate college, she put together a team to promote sustainable art. 

Deaf Child's mission: make music, bring people together, and support communities. The name comes from Lexie's complete Deaf Gain in her left ear (partial Deafness in right) since birth. She earned her Bachelor of Science from Loyola University New Orleans in Music Industry Studies plus Business Administration. Her songs explore future folk and electro blues.

It takes a village: Shah produces electronic music, plus ran Seriously Sik sound rentals before Corona. Cristina advocates for Deaf culture and fair access to ASL interpretation. Deaf Child's work would not be possible without love from friends and family. Special thanks to Very Sherrie, Tori, Katalina, Lyndz, Daira, and every person with whom Deaf Child has had the pleasure of having a heart to heart.

Tech since August 2015
Promoter since January 2017
Support system since December 1993
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Online Payments and Financial Support:

​• Cash App $AlexisCarney 

​• PayPal via deafchildpresents@gmail.com 

​• Venmo @Alexis-Carney

Interviews about Deaf Child:

• Be New Orleans | 365 New Orleans: Deaf Child | April 2019

​• DeafandHOH.com | Member Monday | February 2020

Publications:

• James Lambert Consulting | You are Homer, Your Business Plan is the Odyssey | August 2017

• Big Easy Magazine | The Heart of Business is Femininity | October 2018

Interviews by Deaf Child: 

• Paris M. Hatcher | How Artists Influence Communities | September 2018 

• Monalicious (Mona Magno) of FreeMusicForFreePeople (FM4FP) | How Artists Influence Communities | September 2019

Inspiration from: 

• Karen Lozinksi | How Artists Influence Communities | March 2018

Member of: 

• Loyola University New Orleans | Alumni Association | May 2016

• What's Nola Doing? | Admin | October 2017

Dedications:

Cassidy Bowers • Christina Duggar • Eyona Nelson • Hillary Marzook • Justine Bowers • Katalina Rodriguez • Larinda Payne • Lisbeth Angel • Mary Hefflin Alexander • Nelson Smith Sr • Rachelle Lauricella • Rolita Goodrich • Ruby Mata • Sakarra Dancy • William Woods

Projects made possible by:

Adiéallā Éyaht Soho • Andrew Potthast • Chris Henry of J-Ink • Clair Woods • Claire Rayes • Cristina • Danielle Elaina • Dave Easley • Dem Roach Boyz • Eric Gold • Give A Beat • Gravity A • Head Grenade Sound Reinforcement • James Lambert • Jeff Pounds • JGBCB • Julie Do • Karen Lozinski • Katie Sikora • Khris Royal • Kristin Cortez • Lea Leone • Leslie Heindel • Lyndz Carney • Ma & God • Machine Kid • Mario Palmisano • Marissa Altazan • Maya Jevans • Monalicious (FM4FP) • Monica Kelly Studio • Nemes • Niklas Stadler • Nolan Storey • Orleans Public Defenders  • Pamela Blackmon of Funk Baby • Paper Bison • Paris Hatcher • PYMP • Rose Doucet • Sarah Ristano • Schuyler Pursell • Seth Scott • Shah (+ as Seriously Sik, The DabMaster, & DabMaster Flex) • Spamm Kidd • Stu Schayot (+ Katie Budge and Howlin Wolf team) • The Devil Has a Camera • The Quickening • Tracy Gear of Treme Coffeehouse • Vibe Doctors • Victoria Rodriguez (/Carney + Monkey Monkey) • Whitness This • You

A pixel in the bigger picture:

• BuzzFeed | 28 Reasons why New Orleans Rules all Year Long | May 2013 

• Nola.com | Engage Don't Rage: More than 1000 March Peacefully in New Orleans to Protest White Supremacy | August 2017 

• From L.A. to N.O.L.A. | Krewes of Babylon and Muses Parades 2019 | March 2019

• Very Local New Orleans | Photos: Marching Krewes Dance to get the Blood Flowing, Literally | August 2019

• From L.A. to N.O.L.A. | Krewe of Tucks Parade 2020 | February 2020