The Weather Station – S/T Now Available

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The new self-titled album from The Weather Station is out now on Outside Music.  Purchase or stream the album here http://geni.us/weatherstation

“Tamara Lindeman, aka the Weather Station, is one of Canada’s best songwriters. The Weather Station is Lindeman’s loosest, most confident album yet, but it may also prove to be her most deeply psychological; she doesn’t hold back.” 9/10 Exclaim!

“From front-to-back, this is the first Weather Station album that sounds as fleshed-out and powerful as the world it contains.” 8.0 Pitchfork

“The fourth album from Tamara Lindeman aka The Weather Station is this year’s most remarkable feat of songwriting. It captures so much that its beauty is almost unbearable.” 9/10 Drowned In Sound

See The Weather Station on tour in Canada, grab your tickets here http://www.theweatherstation.net/tour/

Beliefs new album Habitat out today

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“the seductive new song does a dazzling job of setting steely, urban structures with a sensuality typically reserved for flesh and blood – the new LP figures to augment the feathery, shoegazey dream pop of their past with stark, stylish post-punk” – Billboard

“illuminating and rich” – Noisey

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Beliefs new album ‘Habitat’ is out today via iTunes / Apple Music / Spotify / Bandcamp

See Beliefs on Tour

Oct 12 – Hamilton CA – The Casbah w/ Fake Palms
Oct 20 – Halifax CA – Pop Explosion / CKDU Day Party
Oct 20 – Halifax CA – Pop Explosion / The Seahorse
Nov 03 – Toronto CA – The Garrison w/ Odonis Odonis
Nov 16 – Lyon FR – Le Marche Gare w/ Algiers
Nov 22 – London UK – the Brewhouse
Nov 23 – Hull UK – The Polar Bear
Nov 25 – Brighton UK – the Haunt w/ METZ
Nov 26 – Oxford UK – The Library

All tour dates and ticket info here

Something Is Always on Fire Book Tour

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Opera sensation Measha Brueggergosman has moved audiences around the world with her unique gifts. Among her many triumphs, she has won Juno Awards, been nominated for a Grammy, sung to a telecast of over 3 billion viewers at the opening of the 2010 Olympic Games, and soloed in the great concert halls of Canada, the United States, Asia and Europe. But her success has been matched by personal hardship. As she explains, “I believe I can now look back on my life and understand its trajectory, both the painful parts and the joyful parts. I know that I have been blessed on a scale which is almost ridiculous, but which is pretty much in balance with what I’ve experienced in heartache.”

“In this searingly honest and insightful memoir, Brueggergosman shares her experiences with music, but also her ongoing struggle to balance her ambition for a life fully lived with the traditions and responsibilities she has committed herself to. She reflects on the ups and downs of marrying young and the tragedy of losing children, on the efforts to understand who she has become in contrast to how she was raised, on how her health problems have changed her, on the psychological push-and-pull of being a performer and the unavoidable effects of consistent audience approval. Through it all, Brueggergosman has weathered the storms, bolstered by her faith and her family, and revelling in her appetite for music, food, yoga and sex.” –Google Books

Click HERE for tour dates

 

SPIN PREMIERES THE WEATHER STATION’s NEW VIDEO FOR “KEPT IT ALL TO MYSELF”

The Weather Station Photo Credit: Shervin Lainez

The Weather Station Photo Credit: Shervin Lainez

 

SPIN premiered “Kept It All To Myself” – Watch NOW 

The Weather Station, Toronto’s Tamara Lindeman, will release her self-titled and fourth album on October 6th via Outside Music. After presenting lead single, “Thirty,” described by The FADER as “arresting folk-country,” the artist now shares “Kept It All to Myself” and its accompanying video, produced and directed by Maya Bankovic. “When I wrote the line ‘I Kept It All to Myself,’ I knew immediately I wanted it to be my entry to the canon of singalong,” says Lindeman. “It made me laugh, the idea of hearing ‘I Kept It All to Myself’ through loudspeakers, in clubs, through crowds. To sing out loud about privacy. But it’s true, too. I do keep most things to myself, for better or for worse. The song was my tribute to the unkempt acres of the unspoken-everything too crazy, beautiful, or strange to mention.”

 “An inspired continuation of a rich tradition of intensely-disciplined, self-interrogative pop songwriting. The taut arrangements on The Weather Station, adorned here with aerial surges of strings, create The Weather Station’s own specific music universe, at turns claustrophobic or extending all the way towards a distant horizon.”

- Winston Cook-Wilson, SPIN

 With The Weather Station, Lindeman reinvents her song craft with a vital new energy, framing her prose-poem narratives in bolder musical settings. It’s an emotionally candid statement – a work of urgency, generosity and joy – that feels like a collection of obliquely gut-punching short stories.  

 The album declares its understated feminist politics and new sonic directions from its first moments. There are big, buzzing guitars, thrusting drums, horror-movie strings, and her keening, Appalachian-tinged vocal melodies. Reaching towards a sort of accelerated talking blues, Lindeman sings with a new rapid-fire vocal style. “I wanted to make a rock and roll record,” she explains, “but one that sounded how I wanted it to sound, which of course is nothing like rock and roll.”