Gigmann Live supported Quids Inn have got ANOTHER top class artist for you, taking over the Gigmann.com facebook page this Saturday night at 9PM UK sharp!
Samwise is Liverpool solo artist who uses beatboxing, loop pedals and acoustic guitars to weave an outstanding take on various covers. Sam literally BRINGS THE PARTY.
“Aged 10 I watched a documentary about the 60’s with my family. At one point ‘Yesterday’ by the Beatles came on. I immediately fell in love with it. The next day my mum came home from work and sent me to my room. I protested as I’d done nothing wrong and when she called me back the live in Blackpool version of ‘Yesterday’ was playing on our stereo. She’d bought me the Beatles Anthology 2. I obsessed over it for months. I asked for a guitar that year for Christmas and Santa did me right. At Christmas ’95 I awoke to a 1/4 nylon strung Spanish acoustic.
Family gave me the music I fell in love with. Dad loved Led Zeppelin, Rush, Ry Cooder and alike. I loved the rhythms of prog, the power of rock, the riffs of blues rock. Mum loved Dire Straits and Queen, Erasure and Madonna. Here I found colour, fun and melody. But my brother, after becoming the genres manager in HMV Liverpool, gave me hip hop. In that I found syncopation of words. I loved how words went together and I found a new instrument in rapping.
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My favourite artists now are Tom Waits – the Madonna of cool and current. The shape shifter. The true entertainer. He has my musical heart and I trust him. A truly great lyricist. Nina Simone – a true goliath of music who put her entire soul into music.
A wonderfully gifted pianist and improviser. Jamie Lenman/Reuban – this guy is like Waits too — like a supermarket, it’s all here, but further each way. Personal lyrics and so very emotive. In hip hop — Token, Kendrick Lemar, Biggie, Eminem.
I’ve always played different instruments and I was looking for a way to challenge myself. I say Reggie Watts stand up and after a night out someone introduced me to Jarle Bernhoft. I thought I might be able to do it, took the plunge and never looked back!
I love playing ‘God Only Knows’. It’s a masterpiece and the end is perfect to loop. Beautiful song.
I never stop listening and I’m always after something new. An architect examines every structure he sees. He’s blinded by his anylitical sight. That how I feel with song. I dance to sirens.
I used to shave my face and hair once a year, but the last 2 years I just shaved my beard and the sides of my head. I get bored, but mainly I get too warm. Hair is for winter.
I want to share myself more. I want to write more. I want to gig in only the places I love. Paid more, work less. Be appreciated. You know, the normal stuff! Haha! More than anything I’d like to record a new album of originals. I’ve done more life now. I’d be interested to see what comes out without an audience to think about. I want to create music I can show my beautiful boys. I want to show them survival and how to prosper doing something you love, if I can.”
You can follow Sam on Facebook HERE: https://www.facebook.com/SamwiseSings/