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Joel Jerome is an L.A. based singer/songwriter/producer who’s former band dios (aka diosmalos), were critically acclaimed psych-pop hailing from the Beach Boys and Redd Kross’ hometown of Hawthorne, California. Since their demise in 2005, Jerome has become an acclaimed studio producer working with bands ranging from Cherry Glazer to La Sera (ex-Vivian Girls) and has also provided music for Yves Saint Laurent’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection.

His debut solo LP Psychedelic Thriftstore is coming via MANIMAL in August 2014.

“Joel has made a name for himself in the Echo Park area of Los Angeles as “Papa Joel,” after producing records by local artists featured on Manimal, Burger, and Lolipop Records” – SPIN