Archive for April, 2015

Sam signs to Fairwood Music

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Sam has just signed a new publishing deal with Fairwood Music whose roster includes David Bowie, J.J. Cale, and film composer Benson Taylor, with Music Week covering the signing in the current artist  piece.

‘I’m very excited to be working with the team at Fairwood and felt immediately at home with the labels  unique independent roster and culture. Its a great opportunity for me to consolidate all areas of my writing including songs and music for film and TV.’


Sam mixes new ‘A Silent Film’ EP

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A Silent Film release their ‘New Year’, EP this week with all four titles mixed by Sam.

The follow up to 2012’s ‘Sand & Snow’ is due April 21 and paves the way for their new LP, which is expected this autumn. The Oxford duo made the record in a studio in El Paso, Texas and it was mixed by Sam at his own Templesound Studios. It includes four new songs, including the current single Tomorrow, which you can check out below.

A Silent Film will embark on a US tour later this month, titled ‘Secret Rooms’.


Sam mixes new GO! Team album

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Sam has mixed the new Go! Team album ‘ The Scene Between ‘ which has just been released on the Memphis Industries label.

The album was created entirely by Ian Parton who wrote, produced and played all the instruments on the songs which feature guest performances from various vocalists.

According to a press release, Parton’s writing and recording process for The Scene Between entailed four rules: “Melody would guide the song, samples would be treated as an instrument rather than a basis for the song, the production would vary across the song like flipping the dial on the radio and the singers must all be people he’d never previously heard of.”

‘I have worked on several Go! Team albums now and its always a buzz to work on such big, colourful, high energy productions. I worked closely with Ian on mixing this record and for me its the best Go! Team album yet, combining some really cool samples with great songwriting.’