SASAMI (Sasami Ashworth) has been making music in the Los Angeles area, in almost every way you can, for the last decade. From playing French horn in orchestras and studios and playing keys, bass, and guitar in local rock bands (Dirt Dress, Cherry Glazerr), to contributing vocals/string/horn arrangements to studio albums (Vagabon, Curtis Harding, Wild Nothing, Hand Habits etc.) and producing on tracks for other respected artists (Soko), she has gained a reputation as an all-around musical badass.
After graduating from the Eastman School of Music in 2012, SASAMI spent her time scoring and making orchestral arrangements for films, commercials and studio albums, as well as being a deeply committed music teacher in Los Angeles. She spent the previous two and a half years touring the world non-stop playing synths in the band Cherry Glazerr and is now taking a turn to focus on her own music. SASAMI’s first ever self-released single “Callous” was given Pitchfork’s “Best New Track,” and this year she has already shared bills with the likes of Japanese Breakfast, Liz Phair, The Breeders, and Blondie.
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[Fader] The Los Angeles singer-songwriter, and latest Domino signee, already has a co-sign from Mitski. Hear her new song “Not The Time.” By Steffanee Wang Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter SASAMI has been making music in almost every capacity possible for the last decade. She’s played french horn in orchestras, worked as a music teacher, and for […]