We are so excited to welcome Sam G into the family and spread the Sound of tomorrow with Short Stories - so welcome, officially, to Short Stories by Sam Gellaitry.
Short Stories defies traditional notions of what it is to create 'electronic music' traveling through uptempo house, heavy bass, UK-garage, hip hop and soulful vibes - in 5 succinct stories.
Sam Gellaitry is the 18 year old from Stirling, [central] Scotland - where the "culture" part of the wiki section reads one line. Culture in the form of music however, is plentiful and diverse in Sam's case – drawing on influences from Madlib and Jamiroquai to Flying Lotus, Röyksopp, Hudson Mohawke, Mr. Carmack and Outkast.
By the time Sam was 16, he'd learned to engineer and master audio which might shed some light on his unique song structure and diverse journey through many genres apparent in the course of one single track. Sam marries his love and knowledge of bass guitar, synthesizer and piano with honed production skills to create seamless heavy hitting electronic music that retains raw instrumental elements and evokes a certain happiness and soulful connectedness. With a father who has a background in making bagpipes amongst other talents and Mum - a former band member playing guitar and singing, it's really no surprise that Sam's magical ears give him the ability to translate 5+ genres seamlessly into one beautiful song or 'Short Story'.
Have you heard Short Stories' single "Temple"? Here you are. With initial sounds of the phone ringing off the hook and a dreamy synth progression on "Temple", Sam ropes you in and then immediately hits the listener with an automatic headbanger all whilst maintaining a dreamy and steadily uptempo vibe which happens to be a nice indicator of what you'll get on Short Stories.