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

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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.

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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.

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: