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Sam Williams is a multi platinum music producer, award winning songwriter, film composer, mixer and multi instrumentalist based in Oxford, UKwhere he works from his own Temple Sound Studios.

He has worked with many different artists including Supergrass, Plan B, The Noisettes, Gaz Coombes and The Go! Team in a career spanning three decades and encompassing a wide range of musical genres .He first came to prominence as the original Supergrass producer and collaborator when he produced their number one, million selling debut album ‘I Should Co Co’ which was nominated for the Mercury music prize, won the Ivor Novello song award and became the fastest selling debut on Parlophone since The Beatles.

He was founder member, principle songwriter and front man of The Mystics [Fontana/Rotator] and went on to form The Animalhouse [BMG/Boilerhouse] with Mark Gardener and Loz Colbert of Ride achieving international success including a number one album in Japan.

As well as writing for and with many artists he is also a composer of music for film and television and recently wrote the award winning music score for Film 4 espionage short thriller ‘Captcha’ along with music for ITV’s Poaching Wars documentaries featuring actor Tom Hardy.

Sam has a legacy of successful new artist development through his own production company Temple Sound Music, is published by Fairwood Music International and managed by Stephen Budd at Stephen Budd Music Management.

``Where words fail, music speaks``

Sam Williams Music producer portrait by cotswolds and oxfordshire photographer Andrew Ogilvy Photography

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‘Captcha’, the Film 4 short thriller which Sam has composed the score for has been awarded best music, best film and best cinematography at the 27th Girona Film Festival 2015. ‘Captcha’ has now been screened at a total of twenty four international festivals and has been a winner at the Los Angeles Cine Festival , the Sci Fi […]

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Sam signs to Fairwood Music

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 […]

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