Justin Wade Tam Justin Wade
Justin Wade Tam
Justin Wade Tam (of Humming House) is a singer-songwriter based in Nashville, TN, whose narrative lyrics bring listeners into a sonic landscape at once hopeful and calming. Tam has created his first solo EP titled A Place To Land with producer Jordan Lehning (Rodney Crowell, Andrew Combs, Rayland Baxter). A Place To Land is an apt title for this impressive debut. The introspective, four song collection seeks to find and define a sense of place. Its elegantly sparse production and simple organic instrumentation provides the perfect mix for Tam’s songwriting to shine. While these are the first songs Tam has released under his own name, he has been writing and touring with the folk-rock ensemble Humming House for eight years. His songs have been featured on television networks that include Starz, The CW, ABC, CMT, and independent documentary films. Performing nearly 100 dates annually with Humming House, Tam has been direct support for well know acts such as Kacey Musgraves, Emmylou Harris, and Drew Holcomb. He has also performed internationally in the Caribbean and Central Asia.
With warm delivery, soulful intonation, evocative lyricism, and a hint of pop ambition, Angel continues to translate urgent moments into unforgettable music. Over the past decade, she went from penning songs for the likes of Alison Krauss to stepping into the spotlight as a buzzing independent solo act on her 2012 self-titled debut, Angel Snow. Its lead single “These Days” eclipsed over 6 million Spotify streams and counting as she attracted a growing fan base.
In the ensuing years, she built an international profile by regularly touring the globe. 2016’s “Secret” notably featured in a popular video by internet superstar Ingrid Nielsen entitled “Something I Want You To Know (Coming Out),”which went viral with 17 million views. Meanwhile, her 2017 sophomore outing, Magnetic, earned widespread acclaim. Among tastemaker praise, American Songwriterwent so far as to describe it as “superb.” 2018 saw her progress once more. After meeting Ben Kramer of Old Sea Brigade, she enlisted him to produce her Arrows EP. Together, they unlocked new facets of her sound, embracing swaths of purring ambience, expansive omnichord, delicate guitar, and bass transmissions.
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