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

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:

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:

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

Film In Sounds

08/06/2015 § Leave a comment

This month, Aidan Baker will be participating in Freiluftkino Pompeji’s “Film In Sounds” series, performing live soundtracks in the open-air ‘ruins’ at Kino Zukunft/Tiefgrund in Berlin, solo and with various ensembles:

06.08 – Guy Maddin’s Keyhole
Soundtrack: Aidan Baker (guitar)

Keyhole

16.08 – Neil Jordan’s The Company of Wolves
Soundtrack: Aidan Baker (guitar) & Leah Buckareff (bass), aka Nadja

The Company of Wolves

20.08 – René Laloux’s La planète sauvage
Soundtrack: Aidan Baker (guitar), Andrea Belfi (drums/electronics), Erik Skodvin (guitar/electronics), aka B/B/S/

La Planete Sauvage

27.08 – David Lynch’s Eraserhead
Soundtrack: Aidan Baker (guitar), Simon Goff (violin/electronics), James Welburn (bass/electronics)

Eraserhead

Enter The Murk

03/16/2015 § Leave a comment

Aidan’s ‘trance-punk’ trio Caudal will be heading out on tour in Germany, Belgium, and France this week, in conjunction with the announcement of a limited 12″ ep, Murk, on Midira Records. The ep will be out at the end of April, but is available now to pre-order directly from Midira. Here is an excerpt of the title track:

And the tour dates:

19-03-15: Die Waggon, Offenbach, DE
20-03-15: Cinepalace, Kortrijk, BE
21-03-15: Kinkystar, Ghent, BE
22-03-15: Magasin4, Brussels, BE
23-03-15: Centre Culturel Libertaire, Lille, FR
24-03-15: Antwerp Music City, Antwerp, BE
25-03-15: private event (email midirarecords(at)gmail.com for details), Köln, DE
26-03-15: Ose, Leipzig, DE
27-03-15: Hühnermanhattan, Halle, DE
28-03-15: Antje Oeklesund, Berlin, DE

Caudal poster

Also, Aidan’s recent solo LP release, The Confessional Tapes, from Pleasence Records is now available on the Broken Spine webshop, along with a few copies of the first two LPs in The Drone Compendium from Beta-lactam Ring Records:

Half Ice Rivers

02/25/2015 § Leave a comment

In more new release news, Aidan Baker’s double CD album Half Lives, forthcoming in April from Gizeh Records, is now available for pre-order here. This album combines experimental/ambient sounds with slowcore/post-rock-ish songs, one cd more electric, the other more acoustic. Stream a sample track here:

And in re-issue news, Aidan Baker’s 7″ Same River Twice, originally released back in 2004 by Drone Records, has been newly repressed and is now available in the BSP webshop or digitally below:

In tour news, Nadja and Aidan Baker will be performing a few select dates next week in Iceland and Scandinavia:

07.03 – Mengi​, Reykjavik (Nadja & Aidan Baker sets)
11.03 – KB18, Copenhagen
12.03 – Music Lovers Records, Göteborg (AB solo in-store performance)
13.03 – Skjul Fyrs Sex, Göteborg
14.03 – Revolver, Oslo

Nadja - Copenhagen

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