Whirl

09/29/2016 § Leave a comment

My new collaborative album Werl with Swedish drummer Tomas Järmyr is out now on Consouling Sounds. The double album is available in the BSP Webshop and digitally below:

Werl

In other release news, Nadja’s forthcoming release The Stone Is Not Hit By The Sun, Nor Carved With A Knife is available now for pre-order from Gizeh Records. The album will be released in November in time for a few select dates that month:

10-11-16: Le Guess Who Festival, Utrecht, NL
11-11-16: Bannerman’s, Edinburgh, UK
12-11-16: GNAW Festival, Newcastle, UK
13-11-16: The Face Bar, Reading, UK
15-11-16: Cafe Oto, London, UK
20-11-16: Dio Drone Festival, Florence, IT
30-11-16: Urban Spree, Berlin, DE

Preview the opening track from The Stone Is Not Hit By The Sun… here:

Whirling Yellow

08/10/2016 § Leave a comment

Next month Aidan Baker will be touring in Europe, performing solo and with two different drummers, Tomas Järmyr and Karen Willems:

07-09-16: Jazzhouse, Copenhagen, DK *
08-09-16: MS Stubnitz, Hamburg, DE *
09-09-16: Incubate Festival, Tilburg, NL *
10-09-16: Private Studio Session, Duisburg, DE *
11-09-16: Tiefgrund, Berlin, DE *
22-09-16: Dauw Living Room Concert, Ghent, BE
23-09-16: De Ruimte, Ghent, BE ~
24-09-16: BOZAR Festival, Brussels, BE
25-09-16: Aureole Bethencourt, FR ~
21-10-16: Svarte October Festival, Oslo, NO *

* = w/ Tomas Järmyr
~ = w/ Karen Willems

Artwork by Kato Six

These dates are in support of a forthcoming 2CD release, Werl, with Tomas, on Consouling Sounds. Watch/listen to the first track from the album here:

Also on the road in September, Aidan Baker’s ‘trance-punk’ trio Caudal:

13-09-16: ACUD Macht Neu, Berlin, DE
14-09-16: Divadlo 29, Pradubice, CZ
15-09-16: Stanica Žilina-Záriečie, Žilina, SK
16-09-16: Harmadik Ember Fesztivál, Budapest, HU
17-09-16: Kabinet MÚZ, Brno, CZ
18-09-16: FUGA, Bratislava, SK
19-09-16: POTRVÁ, Praha, CZ

Caudal Tour Poster

This tour is in support of a forthcoming CD EP, Let’s All Take The Yellow Pills, on Calostro Recordings. Watch/listen to the first track from the ep here:

Completism

07/06/2016 § Leave a comment

Newly available as a digital-only, pay-what-you-can release from Broken Spine Productions, Aidan Baker’s Ergine/Epimer, an album of minimalistic, atmospheric drone-rock, including two alternate, guitar-only versions of the tracks:

Also newly available digitally on the BSP Bandcamp page are the complete, unedited sessions of Aidan Baker’s multi-drummer album The Spectrum of Distraction. This is nearly 6-hours of music, featuring drum contributions from the likes of Ted Parsons (Swans, Prong), Thor Harris (Swans, Shearwater), Mac McNeilly (Jesus Lizard), Simon Scott (Slowdive), Steven Hess (Locrian), and many others:

Lastly, we are having a sale in the BSP webshop of 2-for-1 CD bundles of selected releases from Nadja, Aidan Baker, and various side projects.

Check out the options here:

brokenspine.bigcartel.com

Nadja CD BundleAidan Baker CD Bundle

Limited quantities of some titles, so the sale will only last so long…

Palace Music

06/20/2016 § Leave a comment

Three years since their debut, Brick Mask, comes Palace, the second full-length, studio-recorded album from B/B/S/, a trio of Aidan Baker, Andrea Belfi, and Erik Skodvin. Copies of the limited 2LP release are available now in the BSP webshop:

http://brokenspine.bigcartel.com/product/b-b-s-palace-2lp

Palace (Front)Palace (Back)

And digitally on the BSP bandcamp page:

In other release news, Nadja’s Queller has seen a CD re-issue from Essence Music with slightly new artwork and an accompanying silk-screened poster:

Queller Poster

This is also available in the BSP webshop:

http://brokenspine.bigcartel.com/product/nadja-queller

Obeying Conventions

05/13/2016 § Leave a comment

We will be performing a handful of Nadja shows in North America this month, a relatively rare occurrence since we expatriated:

26-05-16: Obey Convention, Halifax, CA
28-05-16: Le Ritz, Montreal, CA
29-05-16: St Vitus, New York, NY
03-06-16: The Garrison, Toronto, CA

Obey ConventionNite Comfort

Aidan will also be performing solo and with his trio Whisper Room at the Nite Comfort series in Toronto:

05-06-16: Nite Comfort, Toronto, ON

Objektification

04/20/2016 § Leave a comment

Following on the heels of last month’s Synth Studies II release, comes a second cassette, objekts, a collection of songs built around fragmentary guitar loops, layered with woodwinds and percussion and drifting between abstract ambient to slow-moving shoegaze with hints of jazz and neo-classical, from Swiss label Dead Vox.

objekts

This is available physically in the BSP webshop and digitally here:

Dosimetry

03/29/2016 § Leave a comment

The brand new Nadja album Sv from Brazilian label Essence Music is out now and available digitally from our bandcamp page and physically in the BSP webshop:

This CD-only release is packaged in a 6-panel digisleeve, with artwork by Seldon Hunt and mastering by James Plotkin.

Also in new release news, Aidan has a new limited cassette release from Manyfeetunder, Synth Studies II, a collection of ambient/drone pieces created with synth alone:

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