Samuel Yates Booth

Bass guitar/synth bass/etc.

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I keep it simple.

I'm a gun-for-hire musician focusing on bass guitar and synth bass. I shoot for excellence every time and don't stop until you're happy with the result. Let's get in touch and make it happen!

Send me an email through 'Contact' button above and I'll get back to you asap.

Interview with Samuel Yates Booth

  1. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  2. A: Providing bass, synth bass, and miscellaneous tracks for artists, churches, songwriters, whoever.

  3. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  4. A: Feel and intuition. I think long and hard about the parts I write, because once the parts are tracked and the song is mixed and mastered, there are no do-overs. It can't just be the right note, it has to feel like the right note, know what I mean?

  5. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  6. A: My limitations as a player. I'm not super shreddy or slappy, so I have to make sure that whatever I play hits you in the feels.

  7. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  8. A: I normally live in and around worship and Christian music, though I've done some alt-R&B and country/Americana.

  9. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  10. A: Write a literal letter to the song and ask it what it needs.

  11. Q: How would you describe your style?

  12. A: Propulsive and steady. I like to hang back and support the song until there's a moment for something a little more expressive, then blend back in as if nothing happened.

  13. Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?

  14. A: I'll approach your music with the same attention to detail that I would give to my own personal project. The way I see it, if you hire me, your success is my success.

  15. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  16. A: I play with a Texas band called The Gladsome Light. We recently released a 4-song EP called "Mystic." I got to handle bass duties and produce the project, fulfilling a lifelong dream of aping Justin Meldal-Johnsen. But seriously, the entire process was a joy from start to finish. You know everyone is happy with a project when you can say "I don't care if nobody other than us ever listens to these songs. I'm just happy to have been a part." It was real fulfilling.

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