NEW LIVE VINYL/CD “PARIS PHILHARMONIE 2015” on sale during the TWR tour

FINAL UPDATE: The waiting is over – Both CD & LP are now available in the official webshop (until stock lasts) … be quick to order for Xmas ;)

screenshot Paris LP/CD webshop
source: screenshot Paris LP/CD official webshop  at tindersticks.co.uk

Shop

UPDATE 10-2016: “there will be a repress of the LP available for the shows this November, and any remaining copies will be in the official website-shop afterward if some copies remain available at the end of the tour.”

 

update The LP & CD will be available after the initial tour end – around may/early june – in the official band store at: http://www.tindersticks.co.uk/shop-2/ – There is no need to pay a lot of money on ebay or discogs or else . Neil Fraser will be handling the shipment then in late may/early june again. If you have friends in a city they will play until end of may (see tour shedule thread), try to ask them to buy a copy for you at the venue at the evening of the gigs. Sorry, but you have to wait a bit further then.

Update: As the summer dates start in a few days, keep trying your luck at the merch. stands (if available; on festival gigs there might be no merchandise at all as usual) at the venues on the concert evenings.  Obviously the band is so busy touring, that is good news, so the online shop has not got any updated items in the meantime !?!

 

new releases-shop

update 2: The Vinyl LP has obviously sold-out during the long initial tour – Though the CD was still available on selected recent gigs (e.g. Ghent in late July) – No official info of repressings available so far

 

here’s the cover:

Paris-cover-front

 

  • you might notice 2nd chance man missing from the original setlist played in the main part – encores were not included either ! :

 

Tracklisting:

keep you beautiful
medicine
johnny guitar
into the night
boobar come back to me
come feel the sun
a night so still
the otherside of the world
drunk tank
factory girls
sometimes it hurts
my oblivion

 

LP 20 Euro / CD 15 Euro

 

not (yet) listed here: https://tindersticks.bandcamp.com/merch  or in the official website shop, as this is closed during the tour:

Official webshop is closed during tour btw.
shop

website screenshot

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Stuart’s interview in portugese TV (10-2016)

extract from this october’s portuguese TV interview at esectv , aired on RPT2.

“… In Coimbra, Stuart Staples reserved us for a few minutes of conversation where he spoke about cinema, inspirations, songs and about his poetic life as a musician.”

source: youtube channel from “esectv”

 

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tinderbits.tindersticks.de blog design template renovated

I have recently renovated this blog website, so it should now (again) work also on dynamic surroundings like ipad/tablets and iphone/smartphones too.

Though, due to the fact that you can now scroll through all of the entries, the loading time is a bit longer as before.

But the redesign was necessary as the old theme design template was terribly outdated & did not play the embedded videos from youtube and/or vimeo correctly in the end.

Additionally i have added some new widgets.
I hope everything works fine again now !

Thanks for keep visiting this blog & please feel free to comment on the single postings.

Thanks in Advance :)

 

tinder-de

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The Waiting Room 2016 Live Concert Dates

(updated:the 2016 tour is over now)

  • 19.January 2016 – Rough Trade Store NYC, New York City, USA (full DVD screening and a Q&A with Stuart A. Staples thereafter – no concert !)
  • 22.January 2016 – Rough Trade East Store. London, UK (full DVD screening, Q&A & 30 minutes acoustic set – ALBUM RELEASE EVENT)
  • 23.January 2016 – Botanique. Brussels, Belgium (full DVD screening, Q&A & 60 minutes set with complete band)
  • 24.January 2016 -Cinéma Étoile Lilas, Paris, France (full DVD screening and a Q&A with Stuart A. Staples thereafter – no concert !)
  • 10. February 2016 – Hotel Departemental, Clermont-Ferrand, France (6th Singing Skies Event w. short acoustic set at the vernissage opening)
  • 11.February 2016 – International Short Film Festival, Petit Velo, Clermont-Ferrand, France (late afternoon show) *CINE
  • 11.February 2016 – International Short Film Festival, Petit Velo, Clermont-Ferrand, France (evening show) *CINE
  • 13. February 2016 – Volksbühne, Berlin, Germany *CINE
  • 14. February 2016 – Volksbühne, Berlin, Germany *CINE
  • 22.February 2016 – Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, France *CINE
  • 24.February 2016 – La Vapeur, Dijon, France
  • 25.February 2016 – Château Rouge, Annemasse, France
  • 26.February 2016 – La Cartonnerie, Reims, France
  • 27.February 2016 – Théâtre d’Arras, Arras, France
  • 28.February 2016 – Concertgebouw de Doelen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 29.February 2016 – Koninklijk Theater Carré, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 02.March 2016 – Le 106, Rouen, France
  • 03.March 2016 – Le Rocher de Palmer, Cenon, France
  • 04.March 2016 – Le Parvis, Tarbes, France
  • 05.March 2016 – Paloma, Nîmes, France
  • 06.March 2016 – L’Octogone, Pully, Switzerland
  • 07.March 2016 – Kaufleuten, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 09.March 2016 – Wiener Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria
  • 10.March 2016 – Archa Theatre, Prague, Czech Republic 
  • 11.March 2016, Münchner Kammerspiele, Munich, Germany
  • 12.March – Wizemann Club, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 13.March – Gloria Theater, Cologne, Germany
  • 14.March 2016 – Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany
  • 20.March 2016 -Bourlaschouwburg, Antwerp, Belgium
  • 21.March 2016 -Bourlaschouwburg, Antwerp, Belgium
  • 22.March 2016 – Het Depot – Leuven, Belgium

2nd leg of the initial TWR tour:

  • 14.April 2016  – L´Auditori, Barcelona, Spain
  • 15.April 2016 – Teatro Jovellanos, Gijon, Spain
  • 16.April 2016 – Tabakalera Miramon Amphitheatre, San Sebastian, Spain
  • 17.April 2016 – Zentral, Pamplona, Spain   (cancelled)
  • 18.April 2016 – Cabaret Botanique, Rennes, France
  • 19.April 2016 – Theatre des Bouffes du Nord, Paris, France *CINE
  • 20.April 2016 – Theatre des Bouffes du Nord, Paris, France *CINE
  • 21.April 2016 – Theatre des Bouffes du Nord, Paris, France *CINE
  • 23.April 2016 – Chateau Neuf – Storsalen, Oslo, Norway
  • 24.April 2016 – Sodra Teatern, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 25.April 2016 – Sodra Teatern, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 26.April 2016 – Koncerthuset, Copenhagen, Denmark*CINE
  • 27.April 2016 – Voxhall, Aarhus, Denmark
  • 29.April 2016 – The Barbican, London, UK *CINE
  • 30.April 2016 – Warwick Arts Center, Coventry, UK *CINE
  • 01.May 2016 – Liverpool Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, UK *CINE
  • 02.May 2016 – Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, UK *CINE
  • 03.May 2016 – Usher Hall, Edinburgh, UK *CINE
  • 04.May 2016 – The Sage, Gateshead, UK *CINE
  • 06.May 2016 – Cambridge Corn Exchange, Cambridge, UK *CINE
  • 07.May 2016 – Colston Hall, Bristol, UK *CINE
  • 08.May 2016 – Brighton Dome, Brighton, UK *CINE

cine concerts

source: website screenshot

3rd (short) leg of the initial TWR tour:

  • 19.May 2016 – Posthof. Linz, Austria (canceled)
  • 20.May 2016 – Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo de Sevilla , Sevilla, Spain (canceled)
  • 22.May 2016 – Open, Norwich, UK *CINE
  • 24.May 2016 – Theatre of the Society for Macedonian Studies, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 25.May 2016 – Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, Greece 
  • 26.May 2016 – Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, Greece 
  • 27.May 2016 – Zorlu Performing Arts Center, Istanbul, Turkey

The Waiting Room TOUR (part II) – summer 2016 festival dates:

  • 02. July 2016 – Atlantic Fest, Illa de Arousa (Pontevedra), Spain
  • 13.July 2016 – Theatre Municipal – Curtas Internat. Film Fest, Vila do Conde, Portugal  (two shows a. 20:00 & b. 22:30) *CINE
  • 15.July 2016 – Vieilles Charrues Festival, Carhaix, France
  • 16.July 2016 – Sommerperlen Festival, Centralstation, Darmstadt, Germany
  • 17.July 2016 – Stimmen Festival, Rosfelspark, Lörrach, Germany
  • 18.July 2016 – Muziekcentrum Frits Philips, Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • 19.July 2016 – Opera, Ghent, Belgium
  • 21.Juli 2016 – Circo Price, Madrid, Spain
  • 22.Juli 2016 – Auditorio Parque Torres, Cartagena, Spain
  • 24. July 2016 – Nuits de Fourviere – Odeon, Lyon, France
  • 10.August 2016 – City Theatre – Belfort (courtyard) – Bruges, Belgium
  • 11.August 2016 – Place des Palais – Brussels, Belgium
  • 13.August 2016 – La Route du Rock Festival, St. Malo, France
  • 20.August 2016 – Green Man Festival, Brecon Beacons, Wales, UK
  • 27.August – Festival Vilar de Mouros, Vilar de Mouros, Portugal

The Waiting Room Tour (part III) –  autumn/winter 2016 dates:

  • 17.September 2016 – Parkstad Limburg Theaters, Heerlen, Netherlands
  • 18.September 2016 – Ruhrtriennale – Lichtburg – Essen, Germany *CINE
  • 26.Oktober 2016 – Teatro Tivoli – Lisbon, Portugal
  • 27.October 2016 – Convento de Sao Francisco. Coimbra, Portugal
  • 29.Oktober 2016 – Casa da Musica, Porto, Portugal
  • 31.Oktober 2016 – Theatre de Namur – Namur – Belgium
  • 01.November 2016 – Culture Centrum, Hasselt, Belgium
  • 02.November 2016 – CC De Spil – Roeselare, Belgium
  • 04.November 2016 – 013 – Tilburg, Netherlands
  • 05.November 2016 – Rolling Stone Weekender – Weissenhäuser Strand, Germany
  • 06.November 2016 – Stadsschouwburg, Groningen, Netherlands
  • 07.November 2016 – Der Felsenkeller, Leipzig, Germany
  • 09.November – Kino Siska, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • 10.November 2016 – Helmut List Halle, Graz, Austria (cancelled)
  • 11.November 2016 – Posthof, Linz, Austria
  • 13.November 2016 – Konzerthaus, Dortmund, Germany
  • 14.November 2016 – Konzerthaus, Berlin, Germany

*CINE = concerts with the TWR film project screening on/behind the stage, while the band plays the songs live – Follow me will be normally screened from DVD as the band enters the stage. 2nd part of the evening (after a short pause) will be filled with an additional set without film screening in the the background (perhaps the 2nd official version of how he entered can be screened in an encore or replaces the version in the TWR DVD screening in the first part).

see also: http://www.tindersticks.co.uk/tomorrows/concerts/

 

Supports during the tour:

  • Julian Siegel supported the band (along with an additional sax player) on stage through all song sets during the following CINE concert gigs: 2x Berlin (02-2016 & 11-2016), 3x Paris (04-2016), Copenhagen (04-2016), London (04-2016), Bristol & Brighton (05-2016)
  • Christine Ott will be guest/supporting on the tour from Dijon on 24th February until Zurich on 7th March
  • Miss Kenichi will be guest/supporting on the tour from Vienna on 9th March until Hamburg on 14th March.
  • Simon Lenski will be guest in Antwerp on 20th March and in Leuven on 22nd March, 31st October in Namur & 1st November in Hasselt
  • Slumberland – Jochem Baelus (Echo Beatty) will be guest in Antwerp on the 21st March
  • Thomas Belhom will be guest/supporting on the tour in Gijon, Barcelona & San Sebastian from 14-16th April & Rennes on 18th April.
  • The Amor Belhom Duo will be guest/supporting the band on all the october/november dates (without the portugese &  Namur, Hasselt and the Rolling Stone Weekender event)
  • The danish band Vessel will be guest/supporting on the tour from Oslo on 23th April until Aarhus on 27th April (Copenhagen will be a CINE concert event with probably no support act)
  • Bertrand Belin will be guest/supporting on the tour in Lyon on 24th July

 


Minute Bodies”  new 2017 film&music project – more infos here: http://tinderbits.tindersticks.de/archives/1382

Minute Bodies – Live Gigs:

11th October – British Film Institute Southbank, London, UK (Worldwide Film Premiere & conversation with S.A.Staples – no live gig)
11.March 2017 – Le Lieu Unique – National Center for Contemporary Arts, Nantes, France
12.March 2017 – Le Lieu Unique – National Center for Contemporary Arts, Nantes, France

t.b.a.

more dates currently in planning (mostly Art Gallery / Cinematic Events)

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new tindersticks film & music project “Minute Bodies” in 2017

Update: Officially announced with details & trailer on http://www.tindersticks.co.uk/tomorrows/

 

mb-trailer

 

from the official statement:

” Minute bodies: The intimate world of F. Percy Smith

Official selection at London Film Festival.
Premiere at 9pm, 11th October 2016, NFT 1, plus Q&A with Stuart and co-editor David Reeve.

Finally, after three years in the making, Minute Bodies is ready for others to see and hear.

Directed by Stuart and co-edited with David Reeve, it has a musical score by tindersticks with Thomas Belhom and Christine Ott. The music also benefits from great cameo performances from David Coulter (musical saw & nose flute) and Julian Siegel (saxophone)

The LFF describes the film…

‘This meditative, immersive film is a tribute to the astonishing work and achievements of naturalist, inventor and pioneering filmmaker F. Percy Smith.
Smith worked in the early years of the 20th century, developing various cinematographic and micro-photographic techniques to capture nature’s secrets in action.

Minute Bodies is an interpretative edit that combines Smith’s original footage with a new contemporary score to create a hypnotic, alien yet familiar dreamscape that connects us to the sense of wonder Smith must have felt as he peered through his own lenses and seen these micro-worlds for the first time.’

In 2017 there will be a small selection of special live cine-events, the first to be announced is Le Lieu Unique in Nantes on Saturday the 11th, and Sunday the 12th of March.
Minute bodies will feature as one of two sets for the evening…the other set being a special collection of tindersticks songs and music.”

 

The trailer:

 

 

Stuart A. Staples wrote & directed a special film & has done a soundtrack with selected musicians, incl. David Boulter, Thomas Belhom & Christine Ott et al. for this film project “Minute Bodies” *.

 
“We are pleased to announce that 12 exciting new projects have been selected to take part in this year’s edition of Build Your Audience (BYA), our innovative film distribution and marketing training scheme.
 
Minute Bodies
Writer-Director: Stuart A. Staples
Writer-Producer: David Reeve “
 
“Forthcoming projects include Minute Bodiesa co-production with Lucky Dog featuring the world of Percy Smith with a new score by Tindersticks.”
Update: The Film will be premiered at the UK London Film Festival on 11th October 2016 at The BFI Southbank

Tickets & Info here:  https://whatson.bfi.org.uk/lff/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=minutebodiestheintimateworldoffpercysmith&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=


Tuesday 11 October 2016 21:00
Sonic
BFI Southbank, NFT1

Stuart A Staples will be in conversation following this screening.

Dir Stuart A Staples
Prod David Reeve, Stuart A Staples
UK 2016
55min
UK Distribution BFI

A new collaboration between Tindersticks’ Stuart A Staples and filmmaker David Reeve, this meditative, immersive film is a tribute to the astonishing work and achievements of naturalist, inventor and pioneering filmmaker Frank Percy Smith. Working in the early years of the 20th century, Smith developed various cinematographic and micro-photographic techniques to capture nature in action. Employed in a number of public roles, including the Royal Navy and British Instructional Films, Smith was prolific and driven. He often directed several films simultaneously, determined to capture nature’s hidden terrains. Minute Bodies is an interpretative film that combines Smith’s work with Staples’ contemporary music score to create a hypnotic dreamscape of a world that is both familiar and alien, connecting us to the sense of wonder Smith must have felt as he peered through his lenses to observe these micro-worlds for the very first time.”

The first 2 live Cinema/Movie Concerts for a new project of Stuart A. Staples & David Boulter and other artists have been announced for Nantes (F):

  • 11th October 2016 – BFI Southbank, London, U.K. (World Premiere of the “Minute Bodies” Film & Stuart A. Staples in conversation after the screening – no concert)
  • 11th March 2017 – Le Lieu Unique – National Center for Contemporary Arts, Nantes, France
  • 12th March 2017 – Le Lieu Unique – National Center for Contemporary Arts, Nantes, France

Tickets on sale from 14.06.2016, here: http://www.fnacspectacles.com/place-spectacle/manifestation/Pop-rock-Folk-TINDERSTICKS-2CYP1.htm#/manifestation/bientot_reservable

from the official  Le Lieu Unique programme booklet: https://issuu.com/lieuunique/docs/prog16_17-eng :

“Tindersticks Minute Bodies

Stuart Staples, singer and songwriter for the English group Tindersticks, took an interest in the films of Frank Percy Smith, naturalist, documentarian, and pioneer of several macrophotography techniques in the early 20th century. He offers us a concert with a film made from Smith’s images, and a soundtrack matching both the documentary and abstract motifs. A new, exciting project for the Tindersticks.”

 

other potential concert locations might be Paris, London et al.

 

see details here:

http://www.lelieuunique.com/site/2017/03/11/tindersticks/

minute bodies

source: website screenshot  

from the interview – S.A.Staples (babelfished version from french original) :

“… I worked for several years on this project, based on the film archives. It is an exploration, often a reinvention of the work of Frank Percy Smith, English director who was, in the 1920s and 1930s, pioneered techniques like time-lapse (effect of ultra- accelerated made frame) or microcinematography. For the first time, he revealed the hidden secrets of nature. I first saw The Acrobatic Fly , his most famous film, then I wanted to know more about his work. And the more I saw his films, more ideas come to me, the music seemed to spring. The title Minute Bodies , I borrowed the scientific treatise Micrographia Robert Hooke, a contemporary of Isaac Newton, who reproduced and released the first images seen through a microscope in 1665.

What musicians involved in this project?
The core is constituted of Thomas Belhom , Christine Ott, multi-instrumentalist David Boulter and myself. It all started during a recording session with them. Thomas and Christine are very special musicians, each unique. I really wanted them to be involved from the start. As for David, he brought enormously to the project. Since then, our journey led us to invite other musicians to join us in this world. It’s a very different approach from an album of Tindersticks. The images are both very strong and musically malleable. There are no rules, sometimes no indication of measurement … We could just destroy us.”

 

Official website news:

not announced officially yet. Also unknown if the project runs under the “tindersticks” name – though initial indications (Movie Concerts page in Nantes & other webbits) indicate that it might be so  –  more infos: t.b.a

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* Minute Bodies

Minute Bodies / Micrographia – R. Hooke  – Wikipedia Article  – Photo  “Title Page fo Micrographia” – CC license: public domain

Project Gutenberg:  http://www.gutenberg.org/files/15491/15491-h/15491-h.htm

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“Sans Adieu” Documentary / O.S.T.

Stuart Staples will be composing the O.S.T. on the forthcoming (if realized) Christophe Agou documentary “Sans Adieu” – here’s the project crowdfunding/project page in french:

http://www.touscoprod.com/fr/project/produce?cleanname=sansadieu#.V9KaJNyhpqI.facebook

“Montage-son, mixage, étalonnage, conformation aux normes, master et copies de projections DCP, master et copies vidéos…
À cela il faut rajouter la musique que compose actuellement Stuart Staples du groupe anglais Tindersticks, connu notamment pour avoir composé la plupart des musiques de films de Claire Denis. Ils sont en tournée mondiale depuis le début de l’année 2016.”

“To this we must add the music is currently composed by Stuart Staples of the British group Tindersticks, known for having composed most of the music for films by Claire Denis.”

 

sans-adieu-project-team

source: Website screenshot

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FM Radio Rebroadcast – Nearly Full Concert – Berlin Volksbühne 14.02.2016

Really enjoying this (nearly) Full Rebroadcast from 14th February 2016 – a great concert recording in FM Radio Quality:

Tindersticks @ Volksbuehne, Berlin, Germany, 2016-02-14

listen to the stream in the next days, before it vanishes there again:

http://www.radioeins.de/programm/sendungen/nachtkonzerte/tindersticks.html

setlist-berlin-FM

source: partial screenshot of the website

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