Born in Jamaica and raised in the US, Josiah Willows is a classically trained vocalist, violinist and guitarist. Playing in bands from a young age, he discovered a love for synthesised instrumentation and from there began to combine a range of beat-driven electronic layering and traditional melodic instrumentation to create a contrasting yet unique interpretation of sound.
With influences ranging from Sigur Ros to Passion Pit and Clams Casino, Willows’ sound is one of heavy bass driven beats overlaid with layers of synthesisers, strings, guitars and vocal samples. With three incredible singles already released under his solo moniker Jasia (Safety, Inverbatim, Lowlife), his music is proven to set a perfect soundscape for a number of films and documentaries, including The Cast From The Storm, which aired on ABC TV in October 2015.
Jasia was hand selected as one of FBi Radio’s Unsigned Artist Of The Week in 2014 and he was also listed as one of triple j Unearthed’s Top 10 Discoveries the same year.