Audio Engineering

I offer live sound, recording, and sound design services.

Clients include the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, BBC World Service, Audible, and NPR's Marketplace.


I completed an MA in sound at Northwestern University and interned at Chicago studios Electrical Audio and Experimental Sound Studio.


Get in touch: clapp.sam[at]


Strong Force, Everyday (recording & mixing)

The Brainstems, No Place Else (recording & mixing)

1 + 2 = 4, directed by Nestor (assistant sound engineering)


Condenser, dynamic and ribbon microphones from Audio-Technica, AKG, Røde, Beyerdynamic, Crown, sE Electronics, Shure, and Electro-Voice. Mobile rack with outboard preamps, compressor, and EQ. Focusrite Clarett and PreSonus Firestudio interfaces allowing up to 16 inputs. Vintage TEAC 4-track tape recorder.