Photo Credits: Emree Weaver
As it has been said: no matter where you go, there you are. With his new album You, Forever, Sam Evian is here to add some eternity to that sentiment.
You, Forever is Sam’s first foray into a more soul-baring sensibility and places the artist directly in the sightlines and heartlines of his listeners. The album was written on the heels of his experience touring Premium. Fueled by a desire to escape from the glow of screens and to embrace a sense of limitation, he quickly developed a new set of instrumental songs written for a band rather than just himself. He recorded the album on a Tascam four-track cassette recorder using his family’s instruments in garage of his childhood home North Carolina.
Inspired by these limiting techniques, Sam borrowed an eight-track reel-to-reel tape recorder from a friend, rented a house in upstate New York, and took his band – Brian Betancourt (bass), Austin Vaughn (drums), Adam Brisbin (guitar), and Hannah Cohen (backup vocals) – there to record the new album in July of 2017.
Sam Evian is touring to support the release of You, Forever and is coming through Austin tonight to play at 3ten ACL Live.
Host: Laurie Gallardo
Producer: Deidre Gott
Engineer: Jake Perlman
Cameras: Julia Reihs, Jenan Taha