The american music magazine “On Tape” has an excellent multi-page interview out (Issue 117 Jan/Feb. 2017) with Stuart Staples about his recording studios in the past & about the recording process of the current 2016 album “The Waiting Room” and other recording stories.
Some nice photos of the Studio atmosphere made by Neil Fraser & included in the article.
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 !?!
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:
you might notice 2nd chance man missing from the original setlist played in the main part – encores were not included either ! :
keep you beautiful
into the night
boobar come back to me
come feel the sun
a night so still
the otherside of the world
sometimes it hurts
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).
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