Sam Matheson is a guitarist and DJ currently living in New York City. His musical influences include Jimmy Page, John Frusciante, Elliot Smith, Nile Rodgers, DJ AM and Laidback Luke. Sam currently plays with the bands "Whatever Whatever" "Turtle Recall" and "Train Broke Down" as well as playing regular DJ sets around NYC and the surrounding areas.
Sam began playing guitar around the age of 12. By the age of 16 he was practicing and jamming regularly and began playing shows around the DC area with "Freakandy" . While attending Berklee College of Music in Boston he joined the band Cherry Mellow and with his bandmates recorded the e.p. "Take a Lick". Together they played three east coast tours. In November 2015 Cherry Mellow's song Television was selected by Beat Dynamics as the winner of their music video contest. While playing with Cherry Mellow, Sam also began playing with the DC area band Turtle Recall, playing events and venues like Shamrockfest, The Black Cat, Rock and Roll Marathon, Nationals Park, The Howard Theatre, and Fedex Field. Sam continues to play with Turtle Recall as well as Whatever Whatever, and maintains a teaching schedule for guitar students. To book either band follow the links through the "Bands" page or to contact Sam directly fill out the form on the "Contact" page.