Weather Station

SUNDAY 26TH AUGUST 2018

19.00 - 20.00

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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Sneaky Pete's

73 Cowgate
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Midlothian
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Venue Details



TUE 19 JUN 2018
The Skids & Big Country
Summerhall, Edinburgh7pm£32.00
WED 20 JUN 2018
Portico Quartet
Summerhall, Edinburgh7pm£16.50
George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic
Kelvingrove Bandstand, GlasgowDoors 6.00pm£40.00
THU 21 JUN 2018
Girls Names
Old Hairdressers, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£10.00
FRI 22 JUN 2018
The Vaselines
Mackintosh Queens Cross Church, Glasgow7.30pm£18.50
SAT 23 JUN 2018
Lulu
Kelvingrove Bandstand, GlasgowDoors 6:00pm£37.50
SUN 24 JUN 2018
The Rezillos
Summerhall, Edinburgh7pm£20.00
MON 25 JUN 2018
The Primitives
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7.30pm£16.50
Iron & Wine
O2 Academy, GlasgowDoors 7pm £26.50
TUE 3 JUL 2018
Start to End perform Jeff Buckley - Grace
Summerhall, Edinburgh7.30pm£15.00
WED 4 JUL 2018
Start To End perform - Jeff Buckley - Grace
Oran Mor, Glasgow7.30pm£15.00
SUN 8 JUL 2018
Trembling Bells
Hug & Pint, Glasgow19.30£12.00
SUN 22 JUL 2018
Fazerdaze
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pmCANCELLED
SAT 4 AUG 2018
Kiasmos
O2 ABC, GlasgowDoors 7pmCANCELLED
WED 8 AUG 2018
Deerhoof
+ guests
The Art School, GlasgowDoors 7.30 p.m.£13.50
And so I Watch you from Afar
Summerhall, EdinburghDoors 7pm£16.50
TUE 21 AUG 2018
Wye Oak
Summerhall, Edinburgh19.00£14.50
WED 22 AUG 2018
Stella Donnelly
The Hug and Pint 19.30£7.00
THU 23 AUG 2018
EPIC BEARD MEN - SAGE FRANCIS + B.DOLAN
Stereo 7.00pm£12.50
SAT 25 AUG 2018
DZ Deathrays
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7.30pm£10.00
Niteworks
The Art School, GlasgowDoors 7.00pm£14.00
SUN 26 AUG 2018
Weather Station
Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh19.00£10.00
Niteworks
Summerhall, EdinburghDoors 7pm £15.00
MON 27 AUG 2018
The Weather Station
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£10.00
Ozomatli (with CHALI 2NA)
Oran Mor, GlasgowDoors 7:30pm£17.50
TUE 28 AUG 2018
Buck Meek
Hug & Pint, Glasgow7.30 p.m£8.50
WED 29 AUG 2018
Mdou Moctar
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7:30pm£15.00
THU 30 AUG 2018
Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires
The Hug and Pint 19.30£10.00
SUN 2 SEP 2018
Beth Rowley
CCA, Glasgow7.30 p.m£12.50
THU 6 SEP 2018
Iceage
The Great Eastern , GlasgowDoors 7:00pm£15.00
SUN 9 SEP 2018
Lithics
Hug & Pint, GlasgowDoors 7.30pm£8.00