No Places

11/10/2017 § Leave a comment

Newly released today on Gizeh Records is Aidan Baker’s collaborative album with drummer Thor Harris (also of Thor & Friends, Swans, etc.) and violinist Simon Goff:

This limited LP is available from Gizeh or directly from me via the BSP webshop:

http://brokenspine.bigcartel.com/product/baker-goff-harris-noplace-lp

And for some non-musical listening opportunities, Aidan recently spoke to Brainwashed and Attn:Magazine for their respective podcast series:

Crucial Listening #11
Brainwashed Podcast #371

And some last few tour dates for 2017:

Aidan Baker:

12-11-17: Monarch, Berlin, DE – w/ Tiny Vipers
23-11.17: Round Robin, Heimathafen, Berlin, DE

Nadja:

10-11-17: Subset Festival, Rostock, DE
11-11-17: Sorte Firkant Musikfestival, Copenhagen, DK
15-11-17: Bei Ruth, Berlin, DE – w/ Vampillia
17-11-17: Zilarena, Moscow, RU
18-11-17: Svoboda, Ekaterinaberg, RU
19-11-17: Mod Club, St. Petersburg, RU

Whirl

09/08/2017 § Leave a comment

Today marks the release of WERL’s vinyl debut, a limited live LP recorded on Hamburg’s MS Stubnitz on Dio Drone/Wolves & Vibrancy Records. The album is streaming below and available physically from the BSP webshop:

In performance news, Nadja will be playing in Montreal at Temple damné – this will be our only North American appearance in 2017…

Aidan Baker will be in Krakow on September 30 at the Sacrum Profanum Festival where the Spółdzielnia Muzyczna Contemporary Ensemble will be performing a commission work of his.

Sacrum Profanum

Post-Apocalyptic Motorcycles

06/27/2017 § Leave a comment

This summer, Aidan Baker will be once again participating in the Freiluftkino Pompeji / Zukunft am Ostkreuz open-air-cinema live-soundtracking series. The first in the series is June 30 with Swedish trumpeter Christian Magnusson and Swiss percussionist Alexandre Babel.

More info here, including details on upcoming soundtracking performances with B/B/S/ and Nadja later this summer.

In other news, Aidan has launched a webshop for his paintings and books and other non-musical-related projects. Check it out here:

aidanbaker.tictail.com

Stone, Sun, Knife…

11/04/2016 § Leave a comment

The latest Nadja album, The Stone Is Not Hit By The Sun, Nor Carved With A Knife—which last month’s The Wire called ‘almost funky’—is now available on CD and LP via Gizeh Records.

nadja-cd

The album will be readily available in shops and online retailers, or you can mailorder a copy directly from us via the BSP webshop.

We will also have copies available at these upcoming concerts:

10-11-16: Le Guess Who Festival, Utrecht, N
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 *
18-11-16: Bar Pepper, Massa, IT
20-11-16: Dio Drone Festival, Florence, IT
30-11-16: Urban Spree, Berlin, DE

* = also w/ Aidan Baker solo performance

Nadja Berlin poster Nadja Edinburgh poster

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…

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

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