Josh Washam is from Souderton, PA outside of Philadelphia. Coming from a musical family he learned multiple instruments in his early years and started writing songs in his teens. Continuing on to Boston and Berklee Collage of Music he studied Music Production and Engineering, learning how to record his songs like the records he loved. In Boston he met Andrew Kahl and formed rock duo Natural Forces. Together they moved to Nashville TN in 2011. After 5 years 2 Eps and 2 Lps of self produced, original material and countless shows in and out of town the two decided to separate. The album ‘The Washam Machine’ finds Josh in a more acoustic setting, incorporating all of the talent from Nashville friends met over the years. It was recorded in the home studio set up where he records his and friends music.
On April 23, 2021 Josh released 'Squash Blossom' a new collection of original songs. Recorded at Magnetic Sound Studios in East Nashville, TN with Will Cafaro on Bass and John Wood on Drums. The rest of the recording was done by Josh in his home studio. Steve Peavey, Jeff Adamczyk, and Nick Pankey all contributed their talents. The record was mastered by Adam Grover at Sterling Sound Nashville.