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NOTE: With 2017 kicking off, we thought it would be a good time to let you know of some changes to our little project. We have a new lineup and we will now be playing under the name PLAY3R (pronounced Player 3). We've loved Sam Hesh, but we're excited about the future.
Band/Artist Name: Sam Hesh
Recommended if you like: Depends on what song from the EP. MGMT, The Naked and Famous, The Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Lemonade sounds like Best Coast and Tennis. Wolves sounds a little bit like Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Story behind your band/artist name:
--The name came from an auto-corrected text message in our band thread.
--As far as the EP recording goes: Eliza (Lead and Backing Vocals), Mike (Guitar and Backing Vocals), Scott (Bass, Synth, and Backing Vocals), and Faheem (Drums and Percussion).
What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC :
--We practice in Rockville. The members live in Silver Spring, Olney, Arlington, and Alexandria.
At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area:
--1) We all met through Craigslist.
--2) We usually snack on grapes during practice.
--3) Scott and Faheem love going to concerts. They go maybe 2-4 times a month on average. ---4) Favorite venue - 9:30 Club.
--5) Not only can Mike come up with catchy guitar riffs, but he can makes sick designs. Most of the artwork and show flyers were made by him.
--6) Eliza is part of the Afro Blue group (now Traces of Blue) that was on NBC's "The Sing-Off".
Official Website URL: http://samhesh.com/
Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/samheshmusic/
Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/album/3FnQshdk0Exv82w3qvGcQX
Other Links: https://samhesh.bandcamp.com/album/sam-hesh
Main Genre: Indie
Other Genres: Indie Rock, Alternative Rock