The Weather Station

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The Weather Station
Tamara Lindeman at Hillside Festival 2015.jpg
Frontwoman Tamara Lindeman performing at the 2015 Hillside Festival
Background information
Origin Toronto
Genres Folk music, experimental music
Years active 2006 (2006)–present
Labels Paradise of Bachelors (U.S., Europe, Australia) and Outside Music (Canada); previously You've Changed Records
Associated acts Bahamas, Bruce Peninsula, Daniel Romano, Baby Eagle, Marine Dreams
Website the-weather-station.com
Members Tamara Lindeman, Ben Whiteley, Adrian Cook, Ian Kehoe
Past members Jack Donovan, Simon Borer, Dwight Schenk, Elaine Kelly

The Weather Station is a Canadian folk music band fronted by Tamara Lindeman, formed in 2006. The band membership has changed over the years, but now includes Lindeman, with Ben Whiteley on bass, Adrian Cook on pedal steel, and Ian Kehoe on drums.

The debut album The Line was released in 2009. The second album, All of It Was Mine, made in collaboration with Daniel Romano, was released in 2011.[1][2]

Lindeman was a nominee for the 2013 SOCAN Songwriting Prize for The Weather Station song "Mule in the Flowers", cowritten with Steve Lambke.[3]

The third album, Loyalty, was recorded at La Frette studios near Paris, France, with Afie Jurvanen and Robbie Lackritz, who has worked on albums with Bahamas, Feist, Zeus, and Jason Collett. Loyalty was released May 5, 2015 on Paradise of Bachelors (U.S., worldwide), and Outside Music (Canada).[4]

Discography[edit]

  • East EP (2008)
  • The Line (2009)
  • All of It Was Mine (2011)
  • Duets #1–3 (2013)
  • What Am I Going to Do with Everything I Know EP (2014)[5][6]
  • Loyalty (2015)[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Terauds, John (August 15, 2011). "Weather Station’s pleasant evenings, and more", Toronto Star. Retrieved February 26, 2015.
  2. ^ Masters, Marc and Currin, Grayson (March 15, 2012). "The Out Door: Border Crossing: Deciding Factors: The Weather Station", Pitchfork.com. Retrieved February 26, 2015.
  3. ^ (July 10, 2013). "Mo Kenney claims SOCAN songwriting prize". CBC News. Retrieved February 26, 2015.
  4. ^ Murphy, Sarah (January 14, 2015). "The Weather Station Signs to Paradise of Bachelors for 'Loyalty' LP", Exclaim!. Retrieved February 26, 2015.
  5. ^ Currin, Grayson Haver (October 17, 2014). "The Weather Station: What Am I Going to Do With Everything I Know", Pitchfork.com. Retrieved February 26, 2015.
  6. ^ Houle, Zachary (October 16, 2014). "The Weather Station: What Am I Going to Do With Everything I Know EP", PopMatters. Retrieved February 26, 2015.
  7. ^ Currin, Grayson Haver (May 5, 2015). "The Weather Station: Loyalty", Pitchfork.com. Retrieved May 9. 2015.

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