TAM

Live Act Dark-Pop Singer/Songwriter Electropunk Britpop Rock
TAM - Dark-Pop Singer/Songwriter Electropunk Britpop Rock Live Act in montreal

TAM Short Info

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 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 THE VAMPIRES as singer/guitarist since 1998 with bassist Johnny Souranis of Go Van Gogh, Andy Flesh & Peter Boucher, ion or eloi Berltholet on drums. Thurston changed her band name to just TAM. TAM went to In The City Manchester, UK where she met Arthur Baker ( New Order re-mixes) & spent time in his studio. Later, back in Mtl, TAM played drums & did vocals/guitar & with Dave Wenger of Daddy's Hands during The Vampires' residency at punk bar Pasalamany.
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 ( & projections ) has been expanding her solo repertoire to a more electronic drum sound & visual projections for some live performances. She is seeking management and a new label.

Mike King tragically committed suicide by hanging himself ( on Tam's birthday - April 13) in 2004..Peter & Dave also R.I.P. 2005

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 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 THE VAMPIRES as singer/guitarist since 1998 with bassist Johnny Souranis of Go Van Gogh, Andy Flesh & Peter Boucher, ion or eloi Berltholet on drums. Thurston changed her band name to just TAM. T...

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Past Gigs TAM

  • 09 | 2017 Casa Del Popolo Pop Montreal Festival
  • 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- Neither I, You, Me nor Love" Album | no label
  • 2010 Into Beat/Tam Album | no label
  • 2008 The Dead Soles/TAM Album | Freibank
  • 2006 TAM Album | Ecstaticpeace/Universal

Media

  • TAM has no media connected.

Origin

  • montreal CA

Founded

  • 1998

Members

  • TAM vocals, guitar, lyrics, drums , keyboards, composer
  • johnny souranis ex- bassist
  • Martin Bennett recording engineer
  • eloi bertholet ex-drummer

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