Tamara Lindeman

Musician, The Weather Station

Tamara Lindeman is a Toronto-based songwriter and singer who performs under the name The Weather Station.  As The Weather Station, she has released six albums, most recently 2021’s Ignorance and its companion album, How Is It That I Should Look At The Stars, released this March, which deal with themes of climate grief, disconnection and conflict, love and birds. Ignorance was regarded as one of the most praised albums of 2021, landing in the best albums of the year lists by the New Yorker, New York Times, Pitchfork and way beyond. In support of the album, The Weather Station made her North American daytime and late night television debuts, performing on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and CBS This Morning: Saturday.  She has been nominated for two Junos, a Socan Award, and has been shortlisted for the Polaris Prize.

Photo credit: Daniel Dorsa

Podcast Guest Appearances

Coping with Climate through Music

Music and social movements have historically gone hand in hand. Folk music played a unifying role for the labor movements in the United States. Music was central to the protests against the Vietnam War and in favor of Civil Rights. As more people become aware of the climate crisis, music is starting to reflect that.