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Sam Louis - Daydream



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Sam has been surrounded by music his whole life, performing with various bands, and production companies developing a wide array of musical knowledge and awareness. Music is his passion and he strives to share it with the world. He is a vocal graduate of the Humber College Contemporary Music degree program, and has been training in the music fields of jazz, classical, and contemporary for over 8 years. Through his time at Humber, Sam has studied with various musicians, such as Rik Emmett (Triumph), Ian Terry and Denzel Sinclaire, learning the ways of songwriting, performance, production, music marketing, and music business. Sam was born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario. He was brought up in a musical family and has been surrounded by music all his life. At 12 years old he started singing. He began to develop a love for rock and pop music, through watching his icons, Michael Jackson and The Beatles perform. Music started to become apart of his everyday life. It became a way of communication for Sam, instead of writing in a journal, he would write songs. He learned to love the stage at a young age as well, performing at many events around Thunder Bay. Sam knew at this point, that he wanted to become a musician and that he would never give up on his dream. He went back to Thunder Bay and started a band with a couple of friends. Singing lead, Maraday Park started to dominate the Thunder Bay music scene. They went on to win The City-Wide Battle of the Bands and open for many numerous touring artists: April Wine, Trooper, Marianas Trench, The Arkells, The Sheepdogs, Said the Wale, and Faber Drive. Sam grew to crave the rush of performing on stage with his band and wanted to continue on with a solo career in Toronto.

 Sam went on to graduate from Humber, leaving with a wide array of musical knowledge and his first, original ep. He continued to write and produce new originals, only these new songs started to take a shape of their own, with each tune swapping out genres like cards in a deck. He began work on his first full-length album, Daydream which was released on April 2nd, 2016. Sam’s new album features 10 unique songs, all with an electronic foundation, but with a familiarity to them. Songs like Sunset Love, infuse the tropical tones of a new generation summer song, with the funk and piano undertones of an original hit. Sam finally feels that he found his place, he’s constructed music that takes the old and new and forces them to work together in an uncommon yet eye opening union. Sam Louis knows that through his experiences, as well as his many years of music studies that he will be able to create a new destination for music and reach more lives as he goes on. 

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