After going back to Orange Coast College to study accounting, Visel has worked in accounts payable at various places. He recently passed his CPA exam and is on the lookout for a new position. But he daydreams about moving to a slower-paced, more pastoral place where he can write songs and maybe even find a gal with whom to settle down. He enjoys shooting hoops and occasionally surfs, hobbies carried over from childhood.
Patrick Visel: Insert your own "bass the instrument/bass the fish" joke here
Visel says he doesn’t play live much anymore, other than some ragtime guitar at random events, art shows and even a holiday stint at Neiman Marcus. He digs some other local acts such as Aushua, Satisfaction and Innaway, but when asked how often he catches any of these bands live, he laughs and says, “Busted! I don’t go out that much anymore.”
He speaks highly of the local music scene and holds onto high hopes for his own passions. “You know, everyone has thoughts that they’re creative and artistic and that they should be accepted by people,” Visel explains. “I’m just trying to find a useful place for myself.”