SHAM – TMG Artist Spotlight

By | June, 11, 2015

TMG is pleased to present another introspective artist interview, this time with the suit-clad rock/blues duo from Brooklyn, SHAM!

Catch them at Arlene’s Grocery this Friday at 12am!

Brett Benowitz (Bass & Guitar) and Damian Hudson (Drums & Piano) blend blues, funk, soul, rock, and jazz to create a sound like infinity: unhindered, 
timeless, and so true
to the human spirit that anyone from anywhere can love it. Sham’s all original sound evokes memories of The Doors and The White Stripes from high-energy rock jams for dancing and moshing, to mellow soulful ballads that recall Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder. Their passion is palpable as they radiate onstage and captivate audience with thumping bass, crashing drums, squealing guitar, grooving piano, and belting harmonies. The two men behind Sham are Brett Benowitz on guitar and bass, and Damian Hudson on drums and keys. Both men sing, write, and command the stage with ease being veterans of theatre. Rightfully so theybring mystery and wonder to their songs by donning masks:Brett a golden mask of Comedy, and Damian a white mask of Tragedy. With two men, two suits, two masks, and oneinfinite sound, Sham is unstoppable. Shall we Sham? Sham we Shall.

Are you dying to listen now? Well here you go, check out SHAM’s music video for “Medium Steak” off their debut album “House The Watch”

 So awesome right? Let’s get to know SHAM a little more through this exclusive video of their interview with TMG!  We’ll be asking them :

1. The Yellow Collar Collective is all about the daily grind musicians go through to perfect their craft, what has been your biggest struggle and accomplishment as a musician?

2. Why’d you start making music and why specifically did you choose your genre?

3. Do you collaborate with other artists? Inside and outside your genre?

4. What venues and events have you performed at in the past five years? Which have been your favorite?

5. How do you acquire shows and promote yourself? Do you have any recommendations for other artists?

Now let’s listen to more of SHAM!  Here’s the the FULL album stream of “House The Watch”!  Check out my personal favorites, “Cat”, “Breakdown”, and “Infinity”!

For your enjoyment, check out their album documentary!!!

Thank you to SHAM for taking their time to do this interview for all of us!

Check out more of SHAM through the links below!

SHAM’s Official Wesbite

SHAM’s Official Facebook

SHAM’s Official Instagram

SHAM’s Official Soundcloud

SHAM’s iTunes Download Link

Once again, check them at Arlene’s Grocery this Friday at 12am!