About this Artist
Salami Rose Joe Louis is a multi-instrumentalist female producer from California and a signee to Flying Lotus’s independent label Brainfeeder. Drawing influences from jazz, soul, hip-hop, pop, Shuggie Otis, Captain Beefheart, Stereolab, and R. Stevie Moore, she creates a blend of experimental dreamy sounds with jazz-influenced vocals and piano. She released her debut album on Brainfeeder “Zdenka 2080”, a conceptual sci-fi album that has been described as a “stunning interdimensional travel-themed new album” by Gigwise. “Zdenka 2080” was nominated for Giles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards for best album of 2020. She also had the honor of joining Flying Lotus’ Flamagra Tour and joined Cinematic Orchestra’s European tour and Toro y Moi’s “Outer Peace Tour”. She will be joining the Tune-Yards US. tour this August. After a couple of years of touring as a singer/instrumentalist with other bands and collabing with groups such as Bizarre Ride (Pharcyde), Dj Numark, and Starro, a bandmate gave her an MV8800, catalyzing a deep dive into the production world, self-recording, and mixing her albums on the MV, "Son of a Sauce", "Zlaty Sauce Nephew", “Zdenka 2080”, and “Chapters of Zdenka”. Drawing from her studies in planetary sciences, she creates a unique experience filled with space-inspired sounds and galaxy chords.