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Los Angeles based musician SASAMI released her hauntingly beautiful self-titled debut solo album in March 2019, a far cry from the riff driven music of her former indie-rock outfit Cherry Glazerr. The record spirals through ethereal sounds, teaming up with members of SASAMI’s (real name Sasami Ashworth) close-knit musical community for a truly immersive listen.
Find out more about SASAMI below…
Los Angeles based multi-instrumentalist and serial collaborator Sasami Ashworth.
Musically complex yet hauntingly beautiful, her debut record showcases a deep understanding and passion for musical experimentation. From the fuzzed out punk of Not The Time to the electro leanings of the deeply introverted Turns Out I Was Everyone, through the gentle melancholy of At Hollywood, SASAMI captures the sun-kissed fog of her West Coast surroundings.
Raised in a musical family, Ashworth picked up the French horn at an early age, and travelled the world as part of a youth orchestra. Enticed by Los Angeles’ burgeoning world of indie-rock, Sasami went on to form connections with other emerging stars including Haim and Empress Of. Building on her ever-growing network of musical collaborators, peers and friends, she joined guitar-driven outfit Cherry Glazerr. During her final tour with the band, Sasami penned her debut solo album with just a guitar. Now, she’s pulled it all together into full-time solo project filled with broken honesty.
Not The Time
Free (featuring Devendra Banhart)
Where can I see SASAMI live?
SASAMI brings music from her eponymous debut album to the UK on the following dates:
29 August 2019 – The Louisiana, Bristol
3 September 2019 – The Hug and Pint, Glasgow
4 September 2019 – YES, Manchester TICKETS
5 September 2019 – Clwb Ifor Back, Cardiff TICKETS
6 September 2019 – Library, Lancaster
7 September 2019 – Brudenell Social Club, Leeds TICKETS
9 September 2019 – Green Door Store, Brighton TICKETS
24 September 2019 – Moth Club, London