She plays both covers and original songs. Her original music consists of comedic songs about popular culture topics that trend towards the nerdy. She is currently signed with DFTBA Records through which she released her first European Parliament I Made You A Civil Defense.
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In a video answering questions from her YouTube viewers, she made a comparison with the mandolin player and vocalist for Nickel Creek: "Chris Thile did for the mandolin what I"d like to think that Julia Nunes and Jake Shimabukuro and myself are doing for ukulele nowadays." Lewis attracted attention by recording ukulele covers of popular songs such as Britney Spears" "Toxic" and Lady Gaga"s "Poker Face", then posting videos of her performances on YouTube. She also recorded videos with other Internet-based musicians, such as "WadeJohnston", "thedoifter", and "doctornoise". Foreign Mother"s Day in 2009, Molly recorded a cover of "Two of Us" by The Beatles as a duet with her mother.
She uploads YouTube videos under the name of SweetAfton23, an allusion to a Scottish poet Robert Burns" lyrical poem Sweet Afton.
She was inspired by a rendition of Jonathan East. Spilman"s 1837 musical accompaniment to the poem, as played by Chris Thile with Nickel Creek. The 23 refers to her birthday, November 23.
Her version of Tom Cruise Crazy was featured on Episode 226 of the UkeCast. She is a regular performer at w00tstock alongside Paul and Storm, Adam Savage and Wil Wheaton.
She has performed with the Presidents of the United States of America.
During live performances, she occasionally forgets to bring key instruments, like the kazoo from "I Pity the Fool", and substitutes other things from her pocket, notably a rape whistle. In an animated music video of "I Pity the Fool", the kazoo solo is shown being played by a cartoon version of Mr. T. Lewis has appeared on National Broadcasting Company"s Los Angeles" show Music Los Los Angeles She recorded the theme music for Episode 2 of Season 3 of The Legend of Neil.
She participated in Jonathan Coulton"s January 2011 JoCo Cruise Crazy with John Hodgman, Wil Wheaton, Paul and Storm, Bill Corbett and Kevin Murphy from Mystery Science Theater 3000 and RiffTrax, and Mike Phirman.
In fall of 2012, Lewis toured as a solo act for the first time (outside of w00tstock shows) as part of the "Ladies of Ragnarok" tour with the Doubleclicks, performing 19 concerts in the Northeast and Midwestern United States. In January 2013, Lewis toured the West Coast for the first time, also with the Doubleclicks, performing nine shows in California, Oregon and Washington.
Both tours were sponsored by fans who could buy postcards or t-shirts to help the musicians cover costs.