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Aidan Baker - The Shape Of Snakes mp3 album

Aidan Baker - The Shape Of Snakes mp3 album Performer: Aidan Baker
Title: The Shape Of Snakes
Style: Drone, Experimental, Ambient
Date of release: 2013
Country: Germany
Size MP3: 1783 mb
Size FLAC: 1130 mb
Rating: 4.3

Aidan Baker is a Canadian musician making experimental ambient music. More Aidan Baker & Nadja downloads can be found at brokenspineprods.

Aidan Baker explores the deconstructive sonic possibilities of the electric guitar as a primary sound source, creating music that al to post-rock to contemporary classical. He performs in the experimental collective Arc and the ambient/doom metal projectNadja. Similar Bands: Nadja, Tauusk, Troum, Thisquietarmy, Tim Hecker. Rate It Awful Very Poor Poor Average Good Great Excellent Superb Classic.

Aidan Baker is a musician and writer from Toronto, Canada, currently based in Berlin, Germany. Classically trained as a flutist, he is self-taught on the guitar, drums & various other instruments. As a prolific solo artist since 1999, his releases have explored the deconstructive sonic possibilities of the electric guitar as a primary sound source, creating music that ranges across genres. As well as being a founder-member of various side-projects, including Nadja, ARC, and Mnemosyne, he has also published several books of poetry & works of fiction.

Aidan Baker clearly loves to work; solo, as Nadja with Leah Buckareff, or in many many collaborations, he makes and releases enough music that you could spend a significant portion of your listening time just following his efforts. Thankfully his work generally avoids the most glaring potential pitfall of being so productive. Baker has yet to hit a point where it feels like he’s run out of ideas or is just repeating himself. The story of the album’s origins is striking. Baker had been working on these songs several years ago, lost them in a hard drive crash and eventually recovered corrupted versions of those files. Then Baker worked with (and over) those files. Anyone expecting some sort of Loops hybrid will be disappointed, though; the effects of the crash, and Baker’s subsequent work, are both going for something much more subtle.

The Snakes were a British-Norwegian hard rock band, formed by former Whitesnake members Bernie Marsden and Micky Moody in 1997. The line-up consisted of guitarists Marsden and Moody with Norwegian musicians, vocalist Jørn Lande, bassist Sid Ringsby, who later joined the Norwegian band TNT, and drummer Willy Bendiksen. The band released one live album, one studio album and broke up in 1999.


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  • Guitar – Aidan Baker


12 remaining copies (out of a total print run of 100 copies on coloured vinyl) were released in January 2013 in a specially letterpressed hand-made boxset. Contains the "Shape Of Snakes" 7" and the book of poetry by Aidan Baker called "The Shape Of Snakes".

The 7" itself was packaged in a sewn vellum sleeve with a perforated tear-off top. Each record is uniquely coloured, ranging from dark purple to gold to aquamarine.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
BSP02 Aidan Baker Shape Of Snakes ‎(7", Ltd, Col) Broken Spine Productions BSP02 Germany 2010