Sam Wenc is a composer, improviser, and interdisciplinary artist working with sound, text, performance and installation. 

Wenc has released music on Where to Now, Moone Records, Noumenal Loom, Sweet Wreath, and Obsolete Staircases. He has performed throughout the US, Canada, and Peru. He’s been artist-in-residence at Elektronmusikstudion EMS (Stockholm, Sweden) and Art OMI (Ghent, NY). In 2022, he composed the score for artist Sophia Giovannitti’s short film “A Monopoly of Violence” presented at Duplex Gallery NYC.  

He co-founded Lobby Art Editions, a record label aimed at crafting sincere and thoughtful releases with a delicate eye towards design, packaging, and outreach.

Current Work

Mississippi Records

working closely with artists and their families to create respectful and ethical releases of previously overlooked music

Selected Press
"the singular music of pedal steel guitarist, Sam Wenc...takes an instrument that is usually associated in a cliche way and turns it into something very atmospheric and expansive" - John Schaefer, WNYC

"New Avant-Americana horizons from Sam Wenc’s Post Moves, meshing folk music with aspects of spiritual jazz, post-rock and avant minimalism in a way that beautifully transcends the sum of its parts." - Boomkat

"Composer and multi-instrumentalist Sam Wenc (aka Post Moves) deconstructs folk and film music idioms on this dense, beautiful new LP" - Bandcamp