Weather Station

SUNDAY 26TH AUGUST 2018

19.00 - 20.00

£10.00

The Weather Station is the fourth—and most forthright—album by The Weather Station, the project of Toronto songwriter Tamara Lindeman. Her most fully realized statement to date, it is a work of profound urgency, artistic generosity, and joy. Self-titled and self-produced, the album unearths a vital new energy from Lindeman’s acclaimed songwriting practice, marrying it to a bold new sense of confidence.




“I wanted to make a rock and roll record,” Lindeman explains, “but one that sounded how I wanted it to sound, which of course is nothing like rock and roll.” The result is a spirited, frequently topical tour de force that declares its understated feminist politics, and its ambitious new sonic directions, from its first moments. On past records, Lindeman has been a master of economy. Here her precisely detailed prose-poem narratives remain as exquisitely wrought as ever, but they inhabit an idiosyncratic, sometimes disorderly, and often daring album that feels, and reads, like a collection of obliquely gut-punching short stories.




Her previous album Loyalty was recorded at La Frette Studios in France in the winter of 2014 with Afie Jurvanen (Bahamas) and Robbie Lackritz (Feist). Nominated for the 2015 Polaris Music Prize, it earned praise from The Guardian, Pitchfork, NPR Music, Uncut, and MOJO, among many others, who celebrated its delicate, carefully worded verse, filled with double meanings, ambiguities, complex metaphors, and rich details of the everyday.




Lindeman and her band have toured extensively in North America, Europe, Australia, and Japan, both as a headliner and as support for artists such as The War on Drugs, The Mountain Goats, Damien Jurado, Bahamas, and Basia Bulat.




“Timeless… Measured, perceptive storytelling. A singer with an unmistakable & communicative voice, able to convey hope & hurt with equal clarity.” – Pitchfork




“She writes literate songs with unusual precision & sings them in an understated, open-hearted way that lends good poetry the directness of conversation.” – Uncut




“Bob Dylan aside, the singer-songwriter I’ve listened to most over the past year, & to whom I expect to be paying attention for many more to come, is Tamara Lindeman, who, under the name the Weather Station, performs songs notable for a conversational fluency, a diarist’s powers of observation, & a quiet refusal of emotional simplicities.” – Richard Williams, The Guardian

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Venue Details



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Lee Scratch Perry
Summerhall, Edinburgh19.30Sold Out
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Blue Arrow Club, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£16.00
FRI 22 MAR 2019
Olafur Arnalds
SEC Armadillo, Glasgow6.30pm£30.00
SAT 23 MAR 2019
Sleeper
Liquid Room, EdinburghDoors 7.00pm£20.00
TUE 26 MAR 2019
HEALTH
+ guests
CCA, GlasgowDoors 7:00pm£12.50
FRI 29 MAR 2019
Tiny Ruins
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7:00pm£12.00
SAT 30 MAR 2019
Stillhound
Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh£8.50
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The Art School, Glasgow7.00 p.m£15.00
StillHound
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7.30pm£8.50
TUE 2 APR 2019
Alex Rex
Blue Arrow Club, Glasgow19.30£8.50
SAT 6 APR 2019
Art School Girlfriend
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7.30 pm£8.00
SUN 7 APR 2019
Noble Jacks
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7.30 pm£11.00
TUE 9 APR 2019
Penelope Isles
Hug & Pint, Glasgow19.30£8.00
Hauschka
Mackintosh Queens Cross Church, GlasgowDoors 7:00pmcancelled
THU 11 APR 2019
Dorian Concept
CCA, GlasgowDoors 7.30pmcancelled
Big Spring
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7:30pm£7.50
FRI 12 APR 2019
Tom Williams
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7:30pm£12.00
SAT 13 APR 2019
Liela Moss
Blue Arrow Club, Glasgow19.30cancelled
MON 15 APR 2019
Anna St. Louis
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£7.00
THU 18 APR 2019
Daughters
The Art School, GlasgowDoors 7:30pm£18.00
SUN 21 APR 2019
The Furrow Collective
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7:30pm£12.50
THU 25 APR 2019
Mike Krol
+ support
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7.30pm£8.00
FRI 26 APR 2019
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Mackintosh Queens Cross Church, Glasgow7.00 p.m.SOLD OUT
SAT 27 APR 2019
Simone Felice
Blue Arrow Club, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£17.00
TUE 30 APR 2019
William Tyler
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£13.00
WED 1 MAY 2019
Stella Donnelly
Blue Arrow Club, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£9.00
FRI 3 MAY 2019
Ora The Molecule
Nice N Sleazy, GlasgowDoors 8.00pm£10.00
WED 8 MAY 2019
Stats
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£8.00
SAT 11 MAY 2019
Men I Trust
Stereo, GlasgowDoors 7:00pm£13.00
THU 16 MAY 2019
Viagra Boys
Mono, GlasgowDoors 8:30pm£9.00
FRI 17 MAY 2019
Leisure Society
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