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:

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

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:

Dualities

01/22/2016 § Leave a comment

Out now from Midira Records: Aidan Baker’s new album Dualism, a double CD release featuring two versions of the same songs, one set recorded at Broken Spine Studios and the other at Legato Studios, both in Berlin.

A special, limited 3CD set in a handmade cloth pouch is available directly from Midira or one can order the 2CD version directly from the us at the BSP webshop.

Dualism

Dualism

And in touring news, Nadja will be heading out next month for a show tour in Germany, Czech Republic, and Switzerland:

11-02-16: K4, Nuremberg, DE
12-02-16: Papirna, Pilsen, CZ
13-02-16: Kabintet, Muz Brno, CZ
14-02-16: Fuga, Bratislava, SK
15-02-16: Klub Famu, Prague, CZ
16-02-16: Klubi, Zurich, CH
17-02-16: Diamant d’or, Strasbourg, FR (Aidan Baker solo show)
18-02-16: Jubez, Karlsruhe, DE
19-02-16: Komma, Esslingen, DE (AB solo show)
20-02-16: W71, Weikersheim, DE (also w/ AB solo)

NuremburgPragueZurich

Los Perros de la Navidad

12/12/2015 § Leave a comment

Next week, Wednesday December 16, Nadja will be performing in Madrid (for the first time since 2010) at El Perro:

Nadja in Madrid

And, Thursday December 17, at Lounge in Lisbon (first Lisbon show since 2008!):

Nadja in Lisbon

Aidan Baker will also be playing in Lisbon (for the first time, solo), the next day, Friday December 18, at Zaratan:

Aidan in Lisbon

In conjunction with our Madrid show, Nadja will be releasing a super limited cassette, Tabernanthe…which is actually already sold out…but is at least available digitally here:

Aidan Baker also has a new release, Ecliptic Plane, a limited CD out on the Russian label Dronarivm, which is also almost sold out (though we will have some copies in the BSP webshop, eventually), but likewise available digitally:

Fantasies, Plagues…

10/16/2015 § Leave a comment

Back in 2011 Aidan Baker released a limited LP, Plague of Fantasies, with Blackest Rainbow Records. This album was supposed to have a companion LP, Sorry For What I Said To You In Your Dream, which ended not being released…so, we have made it (along with Plague of Fantasies) available digitally on the BSP bandcamp page as a ‘buy now/pay-what-you-can’ release:


Both of these albums were originally recorded on cassette 4-track back in 2005 (around the same time as Lost In The Rat Maze, released on CD by Consouling Sounds) and digitally re-worked/-mixed/-mastered in 2010. For anyone interested in comparing, some of those earlier, 2005 versions of these tracks are available digitally now on Aidan’s bandcamp:

In touring news, things are quite busy in the next two months, as we jaunt around the European continent:

Nadja

01.11 – Sonic Ballroom, Köln, DE – w/ [ B O L T ]
02.11 – OCCII, Amsterdam, NL (also w/ Aidan Baker solo set)
03.11 – Magasin 4, Brussels, BE – w/ Enablers
04.11 – Espace B, Paris, FR
06.11 – Trauma, Marburg, DE
28.11 – Kantine am Berghain, Berlin, DE – w/ Insect Ark
03.12 – Loppen, Copenhagen, DK
04.12 – 1000Fryd, Aalborg, DK
10.12 – Glimps Festival, Ghent, BE
16.12 – El Perro, Madrid, SP
17.12 – Lounge, Lisbon, PT
27.12 – Revolver, Oslo, NO – w/ Svarte Greiner

Nadja in ParisNadja in Oslo

Aidan Baker will be touring with a trio of Lori Goldston (cello) and Andrea Belfi (drums) playing live-soundtracking performances to Dreyer’s La passion de Jeanne d’Arc:

07.11 – Silent Green Kulturquartier, Berlin, DE
08.11 – Golden Pudel, Hamburg, DE
09.11 – Consouling In-store Session, Ghent, BE
10.11 – Café des Images, Caen, FR
11.11 – Le Picolo Café, Paris, FR
12.11 – The Hanger, Brussels, BE
13.11 – Christuskirche, Bochum, DE
14.11 – UT Connewitz, Leipzig, DE

Lori Goldston, Aidan Baker, Andrea Belfi

And the following solo performances:

26.11 – Palác Akropolis, Prague, CZ – w/ Ulrich Schnauss
27.11 – Festiwal Ambientalny, Wroclaw, PL
19.12 – Zaratan, Lisbon, PT

Earth, Wind, Fire, Water

09/23/2015 § Leave a comment

Aidan Baker’s first solo release of experimental/ambient guitar, Element, has been newly re-mastered and -issued on CD by the Russian label Tetamorphosis. These are recordings that date from the late 90s and were originally released on CDr by the micro-label Arcolepsy Records. The album is available physically here in the BSP webshop or digitally here:

There are also a handful of the last few copies of Baker’s limited LP releases Mépris (with Jakob Thiesen on drums) and Smudging (with Richard Baker on drums):

In performance news, Caudal will be heading out on tour in Germany with thisquietarmy next week for the following shows:

02.10 – Bei Ruth​, Berlin
07.10 – Hühnermanhattan, Halle
08.10 – Rote Flora​, Hamburg
09.10 – Christuskirche Bochum​, Bochum
10.10 – Jam Room​, Koblenz

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