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)

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01-01-2016 / 15% –> 2015

01/01/2016 § Leave a comment

Happy 2016 everyone! As a new year special offer, all 2015 releases from Nadja and Aidan Baker’s various projects are available for the first week of January with a 15% discount. Physical items in the BSP webshop are already discounted, for digital downloads use the code “solong2015”. And in case you might have lost track, here is a list of all those 2015 releases:

NADJA:

Songs For Wong Kar-wai (CD/Zine – Wist Rec​)

Tabernanthe (Cass – Envelope Collective​)

/ɪmpəˈfɛkʃ(ə)n/ (w/ Vampillia​ – LP – throne records​)

BSP Live Series: 2015-14-03 Oslo

Songs for Wong Kar-wai

AIDAN BAKER:

Ecliptic Plane (CD – Dronarivm​)

Stimmt (DL – Broken Spine)

Element (CD – Tetamorph)

Sorry For What I Said To You In Your Dreams (DL – Broken Spine)

In The Red Room (w/ Idklang​ – LP – Karlrecords​)

Same River Twice (7″ – Drone Records​)

Half Lives (2CD – Gizeh Records)

The Confessional Tapes (LP – Pleasence Records​)

The Sea Swells A Bit (2LP – Ici d’ailleurs)

BSP Live Series: 2015-08-27 Berlin

BSP Live Series: 2015-08-06 Berlin

Same River Twice

CAUDAL:

Murk (12″ EP – MIDIRA RECORDS​)

Murk

HYPNODRONE ENSEMBLE​

The Shape of Space (CD/LP – Little Crackd Rabbit Records​ / Calostro Recordings)

The Shape of Space

ADORAN:

Children of Mars (CD – Consouling Sounds​)

Children of Mars

MNEMOSYNE:

The Air Grows Small Fingers (DL – Beta-lactam Ringrecords​)

The Air Grows Small Fingers

ARC​:

Somewhere There” (LP – Betalactam Ringrecords)

Somewhere There

Stay tuned for news on our 2016 releases, including a new Nadja full length on Essence Music and a repress of the LP version of Queller:

Wistful Songs

11/21/2015 § Leave a comment

Our new limited EP Songs for Wong Kar-wai, part of the biographical zine series from Wist Records, is now out:

The zine features artwork by Manfred Naescher based on stills from Chungking Express, In The Mood For Love, and 2046 by Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai. The EP is already sold out from the label, but we do have a few copies available in the BSP webshop and will have some at these upcoming shows:

Aidan Baker:

26.11.15 at Palac Akropolis in Prague
27.11.15 at Festival Ambientalny in Wroclaw.

And Nadja:

28.11.15 at Berghain Kantine in Berlin, with our friends Insect Ark.

Nadja in Berlin

The Visual Spectrum

10/28/2015 § Leave a comment

Some new visual media:

A montage of the paintings by Manfred Naescher which accompany Nadja’s limited EP, Songs For Wong Kar-wai, third in a series of a biographical fanzine series from Wist Records, and coming out November 10:

Filmmaker Marie Elisa Scheidt has made a lovely video for Aidan Baker’s A Black Crow Flies, from the album Half Lives: Mountains Sweat Clouds on Gizeh Records:

And, lastly, a trailer for Emily Schultz’s book The Blondes, directed by Brian Joseph Davis, and with Nadja’s song Drown (from Flipper on Oaken Palace Records as the background soundtrack:

The Blondes from Brian Joseph Davis on Vimeo.

Warchilds

09/03/2015 § 3 Comments

The second album, Children of Mars, from Adoran, Aidan Baker’s bass and drums dronesludge duo with Dorian Williamson on Northumbria is out now on Consouling Sounds. It is available directly from the label here or the BSP webshop. Those of you in North America will be able to get it directly from a href=”http://northumbria.bandcamp.com”>Northumbria shortly.

Children of Mars was recorded at Polyphasic Studios in Toronto and mastered by James Plotkin (as was our self-titled debut), and features artwork by Karlynn Holland:

In performance news, Aidan Baker will be performing solo at the Hermetic Chamber Festival at Marie Antoinette’s in Berlin on 10.09:

And then embarking on a short tour in northern Italy:

15.09 – Freakout Club, Bologna – w/ Uochi Toki
16-09 – Via Mazzini 66, Ravenna
17-09 – tba
18.09 – Altroquando, Zero Branco
19.09 – Stay At Home Festival, Bagnaria (Udine)
20.09 – Nerodiseppia (afternoon/acoustic) & Spazio Aereo (evening/electic), Venice

Murky Rooms In Space

06/01/2015 § Leave a comment

A clutch of new releases out:

Hypnodrone Ensemble, Aidan Baker and thisquietarmy’s collaborative, multi-drummer project have a new, studio-recorded album, The Shape of Space, available now on limited LP from Calostro Recordings and even-more limited CD from Little Crack’d Rabbit Records:

Caudal have a new, limited 12″ ep called Murk out on Midira Records, which is available from either the label or directly from the band at the Calostro webshop:

Lastly, Aidan Baker & Austrian artist Idklang have a collaborative LP In The Red Room out on Berlin’s Karlrecords. This is also available from the label, directly from the artist in the BSP webshop, and at the upcoming Aidan Baker Trio/Idklang tour in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland:

11-06-15: Golem, Hamburg, DE
12-06-15: Westwerk, Leipzig, DE
13-06-15: Südkiez P2, Dresden, DE
14-06-15: Roter Salon, Berlin, DE
15-06-15: K15, Augsburg, DE
16-06-15: Rhiz, Vienna, AT
17-06-15: Shedhalle, Tübingen, DE
18-06-15: Klubi, Zurich, CH
19-06-15: Sonnenstube, Lugano, CH
20-06-15: Heart of Noise Festival, Innsbruck, AT

Half Shapes

04/08/2015 § Leave a comment

Aidan Baker’s latest solo album Half Lives is now available from Gizeh Records in the UK or from the Broken Spine Webshop in Europe. This album is widely distributed, so please hit up your local independent retailer, if you’re in other places…


And if you are still hankering after new music, the Hypnodrone Ensemble’s second release, The Shape of Space is now available for pre-order from Little Crack’d Rabbit (CD) or Calostro Recordings. Please note, the LP pre-order is limited to 100 copies of the translucent vinyl (regular black vinyl version will be available as of May 8). Sample an excerpt of the opening track here:

And if you’re in Berlin, come to our release party at Tiefgrund on May 31 – details here.

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