TAM

Live Act Dark-Pop Singer/Songwriter
TAM - Dark-Pop Singer/Songwriter Live Act in montreal

TAM Short Info

Biography: Signed in 2006 to Thurston Moore's label Ecstatic Peace with one self-titled cd distributed internationally by Universal, TAM's solo cd "Him/Her" -2015 can be heard on www.tam13.bandcamp.com
Initially a rhythm guitarist in Django Reinhardt cover band Swing Dynamique in 1990,
led by Mike King , performing over 200 club dates mtl and Halifax Jazz festivals CBC recording, some management by Ivan of Men without Hats. Tam later fronted her own act TAM & THE VAMPIRES as singer/guitarist since 1998 with bassist Johnny Souranis of Go Van Gogh, Andy Flesh & various drummers, Peter Boucher, ion or eloi Berltholet on drums. Thurston changed her band name to just TAM. Someone Else Intl marketing company brought TAM to In The City Manchester, UK where she met Arthur Baker ( New Order re-mixes) & spent time in his studio. Back in Mtl, TAM played drums & did vocals/guitar & with Dave Wenger of Daddy's Hands during The Vampires' year-long residency at punk bar Pasalamany in Montreal.
Tam has played O'Sheaga fest, Pop Mtl fest, she opened for such acts as Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds,David J. Haskins of Bauhaus, the Unicorns & Finland's The Cleaning Women. Tam toured solo in 2006 after being signed to Thurston Moore's label then got a publishing contract with Germany's Freibank. Tam released a solo cd in 2010 called "Into Beat" featuring TAM originals plus 5 Harry Howard covers.She produces all her own music videos.
TAM presently performs solo with vocals, guitar keyboard & drum machine tracks - has been expanding her solo repertoire to a more electronic drum sound & visual projections for some live performances.

Mike King tragically committed suicide by hanging himself ( on Tam's birthday - April 13) in 2004..Dave was killed in a hit-n-run accident.

Biography: Signed in 2006 to Thurston Moore's label Ecstatic Peace with one self-titled cd distributed internationally by Universal, TAM's solo cd "Him/Her" -2015 can be heard on www.tam13.bandcamp.com
Initially a rhythm guitarist in Django Reinhardt cover band Swing Dynamique in 1990,
led by Mike King , performing over 200 club dates mtl and Halifax Jazz festivals CBC recording, some management by Ivan of Men without Hats. Tam later fronted her own act TAM & THE VAMPIRES as singer/guitarist since 1998 with bassist Johnny Souranis of Go Van Gogh, Andy Flesh & various drummers, Peter Boucher, ion or eloi Berltholet on drums. Thurston ch...

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Past Gigs TAM

  • 06 | 2015 Toronto TAM -solo at The Central w/Techniques Berlin
  • 05 | 2015 MOntreal Barfly cd launch with projections thanx to Ben J Riepe
  • 05 | 2014 montreal www.onemanbandfest.com/tam
  • 01 | 2012 katacombes, Mtl opening for David J of Bauhaus at Katacombes
  • 08 | 2011 montreal, Telus Theatre opened for April Hate
  • 09 | 2010 Escogriffe Escogriffe/cd launch
  • 01 | 2008 Metropolis, Mtl opened for Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds at Metropolis
  • 08 | 2007 Club Lambi Mtl Pop Mtl opened for The Cleaning Women
  • 07 | 2006 Montreal O'Sheaga festival

Discography TAM

  • 2015 TAM "Him/Her" CD Launch with visual projections from Ben J Riepe/Mehtafilms! !! Album | no label
  • 2010 Into Beat/Tam Album | no label
  • 2008 The Dead Soles/TAM Album | freibank
  • 2006 TAM Album | ecstaticpeace/Universal

Media

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Origin

  • montreal CA

Founded

  • 1998

Members

  • TAM vocals, guitar, lyrics, drums , keyboards, composer
  • johnny souranis ex- bassist
  • Martin Bennett recording engineer
  • Eloi Bertholet or Ion Ivanovici ex-drummers

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