2015 tindersticks & solo-projects / side-projects live dates

2015 full band live dates:

2015 concerts (philharmonic hall mini tour)

  • 06 February 2015 – Salle des Fêtes du Lignon, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 07 February 2015 – Konzerthaus, Dortmund, Germany
  • 09 February 2015 – Tivoli Vredenburg, Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • 10 February 2015 – Philharmonie de Paris, Paris, France

2015/2016 solo-projects / side-projects live dates:

Neil Fraser & Terry Edwards:

  • 31 July 2015 – King & Queen Pub, London, U.K.
  • 10-11 August 2015 – Edinburgh Fringe 2015 Festival, Edingburg, U.K.
Live Video from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015 – Fear is a man’s best friend:

 

Stuart A. Staples sings @ In Dreams – David Lynch Revisited (Terry Edwards also involved):

  • 18 November 2015 – National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland
  • 19 November 2015 – Colston Hall, Bristol, U.K.
  • 21 November 2015 – Philharmonie de Paris, Paris, France
  • 22 November 2015 – Philharmonie de Paris, Paris, France
  • 23 November 2015 – Cité des Congrès, Nantes, France

 

so this was it for the moment, let’s see what else solo show(s) 2015/2016 will bring ;)

new (instrumental) musical project (EP “Beyond Harlem Nocturne”) from Terry Edwards & Neil Fraser

EP “Beyond Harlem Nocturne” RELEASED ON 3RD OF JULY 2015

 

PREORDER: https://sartorialrecords.greedbag.com/buy/beyond-harlem-nocturne/

DESCRIPTION

TERRY EDWARDS, NEIL FRASER – BEYOND HARLEM NOCTURNE

Beyond Harlem Nocturne showcases a set of music from Terry Edwards (PJ Harvey,
Gallon Drunk, Madness, The Vaccines etc) and Neil Fraser (Tindersticks, London
Dirthole Company, Asphalt Ribbons), recorded for release ahead of their residency
at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival from 7th to 30th of August 2015

Harlem Nocturne – the Earle Hagen standard recorded by Edwards a couple of times in the past, this tips its’ hat to the swampy version by New Jersey’s Viscounts, with tremolo guitar backing the lead – played on a bright, brash plastic alto saxophone!

Lullaby for Ian – a contemplative duet for guitar and flute, written by Edwards on
hearing of his teenage hero Ian Dury’s terminal cancer. The flute lines are reminiscent of the Kes soundtrack (played by Harold McNair) and the title refers to Lullaby for Franci/es on the Blockheads’ album Do It Yourself

Factory Girls – a Tindersticks song taken from the comfort-zone of Falling Down A
Mountain and redefined with a vulnerable Chet Baker-style vocal, culminating in wild, angry shards of guitars and sax in the coda

Curve Ball – Edwards & Fraser’s first writing collaboration which is rooted in a swinging, repetitive chord sequence, embroidered with Neil’s inventive lead-lines and layered drones, accompanied by rich baritone saxophone roots

TRACKLISTING

CD EP (FIT063CD)

Terry Edwards and Neil Fraser – Harlem Nocturne
Terry Edwards and Neil Fraser – Lullaby For Ian
Terry Edwards and Neil Fraser – Factory Girls
Terry Edwards and Neil Fraser – Curve Ball

see for more details here:

facebook https://www.facebook.com/edwardsandfraser?ref=ts&fref=ts

twitter https://twitter.com/TEandNF

 

Terry Edwards: “A new project to be premiered at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August. More details soon… ”

UPDATE#1:

 
“Terry Edwards (PJ Harvey, Higsons, Madness etc) and Tindersticks’ guitarist Neil Fraser combine to create a brand new bag of spine-tingling music, alongside choice cuts from their back-catalogue. Edwards leads on trumpet, flute, guitar and saxophones (occasionally two at once) while Fraser’s deftly played guitars envelop the melodies with acerbic precision. An intimate space to experience this duo’s ferocious left-field angst and virtuosity tempered with the fragility and beauty of their ballads.”
 

hidden stories: “possesion immédiate” french journal interview with Stuart (around 05-2014)

Possesion Immédiate french journal interview with Stuart (around  May 2014)

I found this interview sometime before, but it got lost in the time. This is a really good interview with Stuart A. Staples about some hidden stories & facts of the band history & other things – really worth reading !

check out the full interview here:

part I: http://possession-immediate.com/2014/05/stuart-staples-tindersticks-entretien-1/
part II: http://possession-immediate.com/2014/05/stuart-staples-tindersticks-entretien-2/
part III: http://possession-immediate.com/2014/06/stuart-staples-tindersticks-entretien-3/

 

1st tindersticks Concert ever was in september 1992 (updated)

the 1st tindersticks concert ever was not The Powerhouse gig on 02.12.1992 (Supporting Kick Asteroid and Surrender Dorothy (who later became Sleeper)) but was a gig in The Borderline, London, on 25th or 26th September 1992 (supporting Ed Kuepper and the New Imperialists)

see here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/sheehan-family/2726495314/in/set-72057594072141572

… as Neil & Stuart remembered lately.

 

the 2nd tindersticks ever was then on 7th November 1992 in the Old White Horse (London):

source: original artwork, photographed at the botanique exhibition 2001, brussels

and the 3rd was:

Saturday 28 November 1992 or Sunday 29 November 1992
All Nighter 1992
Scala Theatre, London, UK
line-up: Stereolab Tindersticks Huggy Bear Moonshake The Hair And Skin Trading Co Mambo Taxi

and some memories from Neil Fraser on that gig:

I do remember that gig…it was a long night. A byline regarding that show…there was a review of us from the Scala gig in the Melody Maker (or Sounds, not sure which now) with a photo of me and Stuart. I had a ‘proper’ job at the time and my boss, who saw the photo, basically asked me to make a decision between my job and being in a band – I was taking some time off work due to tindersticks commitments – I think I made the right choice.