IAA SPOTLIGHT: GET TO KNOW – SAM HARMONIX – NORTH CAROLINA’S HOTTEST STAR!

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With extreme God given talent and a relentless hard work ethic, it is no surprise that there are very few people in this world like Sam Harmonix. Sam is a multi-faceted singer, songwriter, and producer with incredible vocals, amazing stage presence, and breath taking production skills. It is no wonder that he is bound for greatness.

Through the years some of His past collaborations include such acts as YouTube sensations Jon D, Vanessa Cruz, The Beat Box Hit Man, TheShy West, Laurence0802, and Bruno Mars & The Hooligans bass guitarist, Jamaero Artis as well as writing and production calibrations with Grammy Nominated Artist/Writer Lee Brice, Grammy Nominated Producer Cory Bold , Universal Japan artist B. Howard, Producer extraordinaire Bridgetown (Beyoncé, Austin Mahone, Trey Songz) chart topping DJ Oscar G , The Produces (Team Pitpull), Kim Walker (Jesus Culture) , Producer Jim Beanz (Timbaland) , and Producer/ Engineer Bruce Irvine (Anthony Hamilton, Blackstreet, Teddy Riley) just to name a few.

Most recently, Harmonix was spotted on Jamereo Artis’ freshman EP which is gaining massive interest among industry heads, who also anticipate the soon to follow full length album as well.

In addition, Sam has official launched his Indie label, The Harmonix Factor, bringing yet another very valuable piece to his ever growing musical empire. Through this venture he has the pleasure of now working with other talented acts such as Ricky Jarman (Pop/RnB) and Lisa Page (Gospel) and Frankie Z.

Sam Harmonix will continue to inspire by taking this industry by storm and showing to the world that if you believe in yourself you can truly be whatever it is you want to be.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What city and state are you from?

SAM HARMONIX: I am from Raleigh, North Carolina.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your music background?

SAM HARMONIX: I grew up playing drums at church first. Then I moved to keyboard and vocals. Later, I started recording all types of music around the age of 14 with my cousin Q Dot (Akon, DMX, Busta Rhymes) and the rest is history.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your songs about?

SAM HARMONIX: My songs are about my life. I write about things Iv been through directly and indirectly. There are plenty of things to write about when you just simply think about life.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What is your favorite song to perform and why?

SAM HARMONIX: A new record I just made “Open Letter” because the melody is liberating in itself. The words are about someone I used to love and how amazing it was to be in love at that moment of my life. Every time I sing the hook, it takes me back to that place.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What has surprised you the most in the pursuit of a career in music?

SAM HARMONIX: The amount of people that go in and out your life. The amount of friends you lose in the process of making it in this industry is breathtaking at times. Being an artist is most defiantly a lonely road.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: Who are your musical influences?

SAM HARMONIX: My top musical influences are Prince, Bslade/Tonex, Michael Jackson, Chris Brown, Justin Timberlake, and Madonna.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How would you describe your music to people?

SAM HARMONIX: My music is an emotional mixture of 80s influences mixed in with futuristic analogue synths, and soulful pop vocals.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What makes you stand out from other artists?

SAM HARMONIX: Well I sing, produce, write, mix, and master my projects. I know for sure that not many artists do that. My music comes from an organic place because of that.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What would you like to see changed in today’s music industry?

SAM HARMONIX: I’d like equal promotion of music. No matter what skin color, there should always remain an equal platform. Let the good music win, not gimmicks.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are some upcoming projects that you are currently working on?

SAM HARMONIX: I am currently working my album entitled “ Glamour Girl” featuring production from So Flawless (Australia), Eddie McCaskill, Brindin “Nytro” Taylor, Charles “CC” Carington, and myself. I’m currently producing 2 up and coming pop artist Ricky Jarman (Harmonix Factory Artist) and Frankie Z (Johnny Wright). I tagged teamed with Jamareo Artis (Bruno Mars Bassist) on both of his projects. One has already released and the other is coming very very soon. I currently working on a huge single with Keplyer (wrting and production team from the UK and LA) on an amazing song called “Black Pharaoh” which comes out soon.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: What are your career goals? Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

SAM HARMONIX: I want at least 18 Grammys, 1 Oscar, 1 Golden Globe, 1 Super Bowl halftime show performance, 4 CMT awards and 7 billion lives changed through my music.  In ten years I plan to be on and off tour and producing and mentoring future stars under my label “Harmonix Factory”.

IAA INDUSTRY NEWS: How can your fans access your music and contact you?

SAM HARMONIX: Just type in Sam Harmonix on Itunes. And if anyone needs to contact me samharmonixmusic@gmail.com

 

 

 

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