Weather Station’s Tamara Lindeman moves further into jazz in her sixth album, paring back from the large-ensemble, elaborately instrumented sounds of Ignorance to find a smoky, late-light club vibe. The result is a set of songs that are feather light and full of space, sonically, but lyrically and emotionally heavy.
Tamara Lindeman joins us this week on Transmissions for a conversation about Ignorance, her lush and sweeping new album as The Weather Station. Lindeman is the kind of songwriter who dares to write about big topics, like identity and global climate change, but the new album finds her exploring those concepts over deeply rhythmic jazz and pop-influenced compositions. It’s out Friday, February 5 on Fat Possum Records. Lindeman joined us from her home in Ontario, to discuss the pandemic, the information overload of daily life, and how she’s come to embrace the performative side of artistic practice.
A taste from the forthcoming Weather Station album Ignorance, the video for “Atlantic” finds Tamara Lindeman shimmering in a suit of mirrors, stilled by both dread and beauty.
On her fourth album under the Weather Station banner, Toronto-based songwriter and actor Tamara Lindeman steps into a new light. Though the self-titled LP is every bit as gorgeous and […]