Born In The Sun

06/20/2018 § Leave a comment

The forthcoming Nadja album Sonnborner is now available for pre-order on the BSP webshop. This is the limited, translucent-violet coloured vinyl – once this is sold out, a regular black edition will be available for sale as of the official release date, September 4, 2018.

Here is a video trailer by Chariot of Black Moth with an excerpt from the title track:

Fighting & Crying

05/06/2018 § Leave a comment

The latest album from Caudal, the ‘trancepunk’ trio with Aidan Baker’s on guitar, Fight Cry Fight, is out now on LP from the UK label Drone Rock Records and cassette from the US label Katuktu Collective. Both versions are available in the BSP webshop or digitally below:

In performance news, Aidan Baker will be playing support for two shows with Godspeed You Black Emperor’s violinist Jessica Moss this week and, later next month, a first live performance of his duo project with Gareth Davis following on the release of their collaborative album Invisible Cities on Karlrecords:

09-05-18: Weltecho, Chemnitz, DE
10-05-18: Arkaoda, Berlin, DE
21-06-18: Blind Signal, Berlin, DE

Blind Signal

And Nadja has two upcoming concerts one the opposites of the European continent, one in Palma de Mallorca and the other in Oslo:

25-05-18: Teatre Mar i Terra, Palma de Mallorca, SP
14-06-18: Revolver, Oslo, NO

Fighting Chrome

04/09/2018 § Leave a comment

A new limited CD release from Aidan Baker is out now on Grains of Sand Records, available digitally below and physically in the BSP webshop:

In other release news, Aidan’s ‘trancepunk’ trio Caudal has a new release forthcoming on LP from Drone Rock Records and cassette from Katuktu Collective called Fight Cry Fight:

Both versions are currently available for pre-order from the respective labels and we will have copies on our upcoming tour in Germany and the Czech Republic:

26.04 – Astrastube, Hamburg, DE
27.04 – Artists Unlimied, Bielefeld, DE
28.04 – Campconcerts, Biesenthal, DE
30.04 – Klub Kastan, Prague, CZ
01.05 – Kabinet Muz, Brno, CZ
02.05 – Galerie Galazie, Koprivnice, CZ
03.05 – Stara Arena, Otrava, CZ
04.05 – Lokobar, Vsetaty, CZ
05.05 – Zukunft am Ostkreuz, Berlin, DE

Skin Written On Glass

03/30/2018 § Leave a comment

Nadja’s older albums Autopergamene and Skin Turns To Glass, previously only available on CD, have now seen vinyl release via Spain’s Throne Records.

There are three versions of both albums — regular black and special editions of white and splatter vinyl. Both albums have new artwork and have been re-mixed and -worked (Skin Turns To Glass even re-recorded, in parts) specifically for these vinyl releases. We have copies of all three editions available in the BSP webshop and digitally here:

We’ll also have copies available at our upcoming shows, if we’re coming anywhere near you in the near future:

31-03-18: H.A.N.Sfest, Diepenheim, NL
01-04-18: ACU, Utrecht, NL (Aidan Baker matinee show)
01-04-18: Galerie Groelle, Wuppertal, DEy
12-04-18: Urban Spree, Berlin, DE
21-06-18: Revolver, Oslo, NO

Cities Aren’t Visible

01/19/2018 § Leave a comment

Out today on Berlin’s Karlrecords, Aidan Baker & bass clarinetist Gareth Davis’ collaborative album, Invisible Cities:

Available digitally at the above link and physically in the BSP Webshop.

In other news, Nadja will be heading out on tour next month for a few dates in Great Britain:

15-02-18: Stereo, Glasgow, UK
16-02-18: The Hammer & The Anvil, Birmingham UK
17-02-18: Gizehfest, Manchester, UK
18-02-18: The Exchange, Bristol, UK
20-02-18: The Pickle Factory, London, UK

Nadja UK Posters

Aberrant

01/03/2018 § Leave a comment

At the tail end of 2017, Aidan Baker released a new album, Aberration, on the US label Somewherecold Records on limited cassette and cd. Copies of the CD are now available in the Broken Spine Webshop and/or digitally here:

Also check out the Broken Spine Webshop for the below discoutned Nadja/Aidan Baker titles in our habitual new year’s sale:

Radiance of Shadows (Broken Spine)
Thaumogenesis (Broken Spine)
Bodycage (Broken Spine)
Excision (Important Records)
Triptychs: Variations On A Melody (Important Records)
Green Figures (Basses Frequences)
Liminoid/Lifeforms (Alien8 Recordings)
/ɪmpəˈfɛkʃ​(​ə​)​n/ (Throne Records)

No Places

11/10/2017 § Leave a comment

Newly released today on Gizeh Records is Aidan Baker’s collaborative album with drummer Thor Harris (also of Thor & Friends, Swans, etc.) and violinist Simon Goff:

This limited LP is available from Gizeh or directly from me via the BSP webshop:

http://brokenspine.bigcartel.com/product/baker-goff-harris-noplace-lp

And for some non-musical listening opportunities, Aidan recently spoke to Brainwashed and Attn:Magazine for their respective podcast series:

Crucial Listening #11
Brainwashed Podcast #371

And some last few tour dates for 2017:

Aidan Baker:

12-11-17: Monarch, Berlin, DE – w/ Tiny Vipers
23-11.17: Round Robin, Heimathafen, Berlin, DE

Nadja:

10-11-17: Subset Festival, Rostock, DE
11-11-17: Sorte Firkant Musikfestival, Copenhagen, DK
15-11-17: Bei Ruth, Berlin, DE – w/ Vampillia
17-11-17: Zilarena, Moscow, RU
18-11-17: Svoboda, Ekaterinaberg, RU
19-11-17: Mod Club, St. Petersburg, RU

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