photo by Jeff Mertz


“I’m sure you’ll notice Sam‘s affinity for power pop and new wave rock along lines of Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe, maybe even T. Rex”

– Alice Cooper

“A sublime patchwork of influence and endeavor, “Psychic Tears” is a
dynamic and exquisitely-produced trip through Kogon’s soulful,
endlessly inventive mind – and it might well provide one of 2016’s
most bold and valiant excursions.”  – Gold Flake Paint

“Sam Kogon releases one of the years catchiest, purist, psychedelic pop records” – New York Music Daily

Sam Kogon is equal parts “Mac Demarco Teen Coolness” and “Stuff Your Dad Would Probably Like,”  Vice

Recent press:

The Creators Project



All Things Go 

The Deli