Sam Friedman is an electronic producer, composer, and sound design artist based in Brooklyn, who releases music under the monikers Nerve Leak and Past Palms. Sam's work has been featured on popular Spotify playlists and praised by major publications like The Fader, Bullett Magazine, XLR8R, Earmilk, NEST HQ, and more. As a composer, he has worked extensively with various music licensing & synch houses, composing and remixing for the likes of Taco Bell and several other national brands and labels. While he predominately works in the electronic world today, his experience with various genres — jazz, indie, trap, rock, EDM, and more — gives him a unique perspective to help students from diverse backgrounds.
Sam works mostly in Ableton Live, and is an expert at helping students master their production processes and techniques to create more professional-sounding music. Whether you want help making fuller beats or a more dynamic arrangement, Sam can help you dive into the DAW and figure out how to meet your goals.
You can learn more about Sam in this interview with him on our blog Flypaper.
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