Tindersticks Day

April 3rd, 2014: A celebration of orchestral manoeuvres in the darkness, desperate whiskey-soaked fumbles behind drawn curtains, in the company of The Tindersticks.

Reviews Tindersticks – The Something Rain Share I really think more albums should start with a gentle nine-minute spoken-word piece that takes in custard creams, a job nearly done, a job not done at all, cigars, … >>
Reviews Tindersticks – Falling Down a Mountain Share After the break-up, after the break, after the reformation, what next from Tindersticks Mk II? The answer, confusingly is that they keep it simple, but for them to do … >>
Reviews Tindersticks – The Hungry Saw Share This was always going to be a problem album. After 10 years and 6 albums, live offerings released as official bootlegs, and some soundtrack work to boot, a new … >>
Reviews Tindersticks – Waiting for the Moon Share The more things change the more they stay the same. For their final album with their original six-piece line-up, Tindersticks dripped some of the strings of their earlier releases … >>
Reviews Tindersticks – Can Our Love… Share The first three Tindersticks albums comprised 21, 16 and 15 tracks respectively; the next two were made up of just nine songs and eight songs. What can we conclude … >>
Reviews Tindersticks – Simple Pleasure Share After three albums of increasingly easy on the ear orchestral vignettes, Tindersticks decided to shake it up a bit for fourth album Simple Pleasure. The strings are still very … >>
Reviews Tindersticks – Curtains Share On Tindersticks’ third album Curtains the band stick largely to the familiar: lush orchestration, sweeping strings, tales of love, lust, and desperate dependency. And just as they refined and … >>
Reviews Tindersticks – Tindersticks Share On a number of levels, Tindersticks Second Album is a continuation of where the band left off at the end of their début eighteen months earlier. The orchestral grandeur … >>
Reviews Tindersticks – Tindersticks Share Tindersticks’ debut album is a smoky piano bar; a doomed love; a long dark soul. Arriving in the Autumn of 1993, just before Britpop stormed the barricades of a … >>
One Band One Day Tindersticks Day Looking back, it's a little disappointing that one of my most treasured musical moments took place in a city center branch of a well-known high street music chain. I could have at least been in some obscure independent backwater or smoky den... >>