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Sam Dew

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Sam Dew’s debut album MOONLIT FOOLS is the latest and most fascinating chapter yet in the singer/songwriter’s impressive career thus far, a left-of-center R&B album that digs into the genre’s sonic roots while subtly flipping convention on its head. Along with contributions from some of music’s leading lights, Dew has crafted an earthy and otherworldly record that leaves a mark on the listener long after it’s over. “I tried to translate some things I’ve seen into sonic textures,” he explains before elaborating on MOONLIT FOOLS’ lyrical themes. “”It’s about failed attempts and past mistakes—applying angst and frustration to the smoothness of the genre. These are a bunch of experiences that didn’t go well—I wasn’t smooth, I didn’t get away with anything, and I lost…