[Place Holder is] an impressive, swaggering way to say hello to a new voice, Duncan says, with a bluesy, adventuresome vibe that makes the songs a must-listen.Read More
Her music, propelled by her incredible guitar work as much as her voice and lyrics, is at once not only folk-rock, but heavily indebted to Americana, as well as other more subtle influences, including jazz and country.Read More
Edmonton’s Vissia has been making music in some fashion most of her life but this new third release is her most accomplished, varied, thought-provoking effort, yet in a folk-rock-Americana style with words that connect directly.Read More
This afternoon I joined Andrew Jackson for "The Outer Edge" on CKDU 88.1 FM (Dalhousie University, Halifax). We talk Place Holder, tour, Hurry Hard Records, songs, writing, and more.
"In a world where everyone reaches for external stimuli to stimulate their inner selves, VISSIA flips the script and encourages us to look inside ourselves; leading to the discovery that everything we really need can be found within.Read More
With a timeless voice, Vissia offers the listener an album that could transform any mundane task into a romantic, folk experience... Oscillating between poppy jovial timbre and poetic imagery, Vissia is at ease striking a chord for many.Read More
I am so so thrilled to announce that the Place Holder pre-sale is now available.
Packages for CD and vinyl are available – including limited edition 180g gold vinyl! I did the layout and design for the album myself, and the vinyl artwork includes hand-written lyrics.
Thank you to everyone who contributed to this project – including all who have ordered copies. I appreciate you're time, energy, enthusiasm and support very much.
xoxo – VISSIA
MORE DATES TO BE ADDED!
"I Wanted" is about not knowing what you want. - V.
Download the You Should Be Sleeping - EP for free via Noisetrade! Just click the button below.
Edmonton based folk/rock songstress Vissia recently released a three track EP entitled ‘You Should Be Sleeping’. Although short, the three songs showcase her talent in a way that will make you want to look more into her music career.Read More
My You Should Be Sleeping - EP is now streaming at Live in Limbo! Head on over to listen to three new songs: "You Don't Know Her," "You Should Be Sleeping," and "Mountaineer." There is also a short write-up I put together about it.
I want to thank my very best pals for being part of the project: Emily Bachynski (engineer, co-producer, backing vocals), Andrea Vissia (backing vocals), Nich Davies (drums), Kurtis Cockerill (bass), and Brayden Treble (lead guitar). Thank you for your time, patience, creative input, enthusiasm, and ultimate friendship. I think we made something good here.
Photo from a wild summer time in 2016 at Sasquatch Gathering just west of Edmonton, Alberta. Glitter – and possibly the photo - courtesy of the one and only Stephanie Davreux.