Tanyss Nixi, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Carpet-Ether Opium Folk, Alt-Country
Tanyss has released three independent albums, and has performed at national showcases such as North by North East in Toronto, the Western Canada Music Awards in Vancouver and recorded a CBC Canada Live broadcast.
She has opened for Alejandro Escovedo, Julianna Hatfield, Sarah Harmer. Tanyss’ albums received glowing reviews from local and national print media such as Chart Attack, Exclaim!, FFWD, Edmonton Journal and The Georgia Straight, and charted on campus and community radio stations across Canada.
Tanyss recently released a new album with Wildwood, recorded by Juno Nominee Stew Kirkwood at Sound Extractor. She tours Vancouver Island in Feb 2018 and Southern Alberta with Wildwood in May 2018.
‘Just as Nixi scrunches up her nose at those who fail to live in the moment, her beautiful voice and folk melodies remind us that changing the world really isn’t a lost cause…” Exclaim!
Influences: Kitty Wells, Wanda Jackson, Carl Perkins, Mike Ness, Mazzy Star, Nick Cave, Elizabeth Fraser, PJ Harvey, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Gillian Welch, Tom Waits, Richard Buckner, Hank Williams Sr., Loretta Lynn, Lisa Gerrard, Bjork, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, long long list.