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9 Best Songs of the Week: Squid, Black Belt Eagle Scout, Guerilla Toss, SASAMI, and More

Plus Vagabon, Cigarettes After Sex, Iggy Pop, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Aug 30, 2019

Welcome to another Songs of the Week. Usually we have a Top 10, but last week it was a Top 13 and the week before it was a Top 12. This week, however, the pickings were slimmer and the best we could muster was a Top 9. More

Aug 29, 2019

SASAMI (aka Los Angeles based musician Sasami Ashworth) released her self-titled debut album, SASAMI, back in March via Domino. Now she has shared a brand new song, "Take Care," via a self-directed video for the cut that features Ashworth on a row boat, burning things in the desert, and in a smashed up car. She has also shared a new version of SASAMI's "Free" featuring backing vocals by Tim Presley of White Fence. More

Apr 11, 2019

SASAMI (aka Los Angeles based musician Sasami Ashworth) released her self-titled debut album, SASAMI, last month via Domino. Now she has shared a video for the album's "Morning Comes" that features her grandmother hosting a cooking show where she teaches you to make kimichi. More

Apr 03, 2019

"To keep the attention of 25 first graders is a really specific skill, one that translates very well to rock audiences," Sasami Ashworth deadpans. To master this specific skill, the former Cherry Glazerr-synth heroine (whose stage name is simply SASAMI) had to hone myriad instruments and production skills.  More

SASAMI - Stream Her Debut Album

SASAMI Out Now via Domino

Mar 08, 2019

SASAMI (aka Los Angeles based musician Sasami Ashworth) has released her self-titled debut album, SASAMI, today via Domino. Now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing below. Also below are SASAMI's upcoming tour dates. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Weyes Blood, Tamaryn, Wye Oak, Broken Social Scene, and More

Plus Jessie Ware, Drugdealer, Jenny Lewis, SASAMI, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Feb 15, 2019

It was pretty rough week to be a Ryan Adams fan. We won't regurgitate the details, but if you haven't already done so then you should read The New York Times article detailing the sexual misconduct allegations made against him by Mandy Moore, Phoebe Bridgers, and several other women.  More

Feb 13, 2019

SASAMI (aka Los Angeles based musician Sasami Ashworth) is releasing her self-titled debut album, SASAMI, on March 8 via Domino. Now she has shared a video for another new song from the album, "Free." The song features backing vocals from Devendra Banhart, although he's not in the video. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Fat White Family, Lizzo, Sharon Van Etten, Cherry Glazerr, and More

Plus SOAK, SASAMI, POND, Beirut, Priests, Steve Gunn, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Jan 11, 2019

Welcome to the first Songs of the Week of 2019. We took an extended break in December, as there aren't too many notable new songs released at the end of the year (beyond endless Christmas covers), but the past week has been filled with exciting new album announcements, most accompanied by new singles worthy of consideration for this list. More

Jan 09, 2019

SASAMI (aka Los Angeles based musician Sasami Ashworth) has announced her self-titled debut album and shared a self-directed video for the new song "Jealousy." She has also announced some tour dates. More

10 Best Songs of the Week: Parcels, Run the Jewels, Jaakko Eino Kalevi, John Grant, and More

Plus Little Dragon, Sampha, Thom Yorke, and a Wrap-up of the Week's Other Notable New Tracks

Oct 12, 2018

While it was a very healthy week for new album releases, so much so that we had eight runner-ups for this week's Album of the Week, it was more of a challenge to find 10 new songs we felt worthy of this week's Songs of the Week list.  More


Interviews

Apr 03, 2019

"To keep the attention of 25 first graders is a really specific skill, one that translates very well to rock audiences," Sasami Ashworth deadpans. To master this specific skill, the former Cherry Glazerr-synth heroine (whose stage name is simply SASAMI) had to hone myriad instruments and production skills.  More


Reviews

SASAMI

SASAMI

Domino

Mar 26, 2019

It would be a misnomer to categorize Sasami Ashworth as simply a guitarist. The Los Angeles-based polymath has been stamping her imprimatur onto film scores, orchestral compositions, and recently provided her deft musicianship to Cherry Glazer as their resident synthesist.  More