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:

Colourtoning

03/09/2016 § Leave a comment

Next week, Aidan Baker will be heading out on tour with Dortmund guitarist N for a string of dates in Germany, Belgium, and France:

15-03-16: MS Stubnitz, Hamburg, DE
16-03-16: unterholz, Leipzig, DE
17-03-16: Sissikingkong, Dortmund, DE
18-03-16: Institut für Neue Medien, Frankfurt, DE
19-03-16: Cirque Constance, Kaprijke, BE
20-03-16: Muziekcentrum Kinky Star, Ghent, BE
21-03-16: Quelque part Records, Lille, FR
22-03-16: Café Central, Brussels, BE
23-03-16: Grölle Gallery, Wuppertal, DE
24-03-16: Loophole, Berlin, DE

As part of the tour, Baker will be showing some of his watercolours at Unterholz in Leipzig — here a few of the paintings:

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And, released in conjunction with the tour as a limited cassette, from Manyfeetunder: Baker’s Synth Studies II — stream a sample track here:

Re-Quelling

02/22/2016 § Leave a comment

Finally, our album Queller is available again on vinyl! Repressed on 180g vinyl, with new label artwork, and a black&white variant of the original artwork by Error Design, the LP is exclusively available from us (at the moment — a limited quantity will be available shortly through regular distribution channels) in the BSP webshop.

Queller LP

We also have a handful of copies of the live cassette version of The Bungled & The Botched in the webshop as well.

The cassette is also available directly from Midira Records, as part of a slightly different edition…details here.

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