When he graduated high school, Sam Lewis hadn’t yet started writing songs. Instead, he became a patch man at a furniture factory in Virginia. Patch men sit at the end of the assembly line. When the nearly finished goods come along, the patch man finds the small imperfections and carefully addresses them. Then, he or she stays at the factory after hours to finish the especially flawed pieces. They come early and stay late—all they see of the day is darkness. – Ben Naddaff-Hafrey
AG: As an indie managing his own business working on all facets of your career at once, what’s most useful for driving your project forward?
SL: “Not doing the same thing a number of times always helps. That’s the biggest issue—the beef I have with the independent age right now. There are so many different places for you to upload your information. There are potentially five online calendars that I “need” to be using. And that’s become quite redundant.”