French label created in 1982 by Thierry de Lavau & Yves Lecarpentier. V.I.S.A. is an acronym :Voix, Image, Sons, Arts divers
First releases were tapes by alternative/punk rock bands like Bérurier Noir and Rubella Ballet for instance.
Visa slowly evolved towards more adventurous sounds and released CDs & LPs from bands like Clair Obscur, Blurt, Vox Populi, Dazibao, Die Bunker, between new wave, art rock, modern classical and experimental music.
Last release for the first period is from 1995. 19 years later ViSA comes back with 'Terrain d'Entente' an eclectic compilation.