The Weather Station

The Weather Station (Paradise of Bachelors)

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The Weather Station has been acclaimed for her “measured, perceptive storytelling. . . an unmistakable and communicative voice, able to convey hope and hurt with equal clarity” (Pitchfork). With The Weather Station, Lindeman reinvents her songcraft 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.

 

“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 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, she sings with a new rapid-fire vocal style.

 

After two records made in close collaboration with other musicians, including Loyalty, which FADER called “the best folk album of the year,” Lindeman self- produced for the first time since her debut. The band comprised touring bassist Ben Whiteley, drummer Don Kerr, and guests, including Ryan Driver (Jennifer Castle), Ben Boye (Ty Segall, Ryley Walker), and Will Kidman (The Constantines). But the heaviest thumbprint on the record belongs to Lindeman; she wrote the dense, often dissonant string arrangements and played most of the wending, tumbling guitar lines.

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Tour

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    Feb 13, 2018
    Detroit, MI
    El Club

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    Feb 14, 2018
    St. Louis, MO
    Delmar Hall

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    Feb 15, 2018
    Oklahoma City, OK
    ACM@UCO Performance Lab

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    Feb 16, 2018
    Dallas, TX
    Kessler Theater

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    Feb 17, 2018
    Austin, TX
    Antone's

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    Feb 19, 2018
    Denver, CO
    Bluebird Theater

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    Feb 21, 2018
    Los Angeles, CA
    Teragram Ballroom

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    Feb 23, 2018
    Solana Beach, CA
    Belly Up Tavern

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    Feb 24, 2018
    San Francisco, CA
    The Independent (Noise Pop 2018)

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    Feb 26, 2018
    Portland, OR
    Alberta Rose Theatre

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    Feb 27, 2018
    Seattle, WA
    Neptune Theatre

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    Mar 08, 2018
    Minneapolis, MN
    Fine Line Music Cafe

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    Mar 09, 2018
    Milwaukee, WI
    Turner Hall Ballroom

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    Mar 10, 2018
    Chicago, IL
    Metro

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    Mar 14 - Mar 17, 2018
    Austin, TX
    SXSW

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    Apr 12 - Apr 15, 2018
    Marfa, TX
    Marfa Myths