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Aidan Baker - kanadyjski muzyk i pisarz, mieszkający w Toronto. W jego muzycznym instrumentarium dominuje gitara elektryczna lub akustyczna i perkusja. Od 1999 r. aktywnie nagrywa i wydaje muzykę (w swojej własnej wytwórni Arcolepsy Records lub u innych niezależnych wydawców) pod własnym nazwiskiem lub wspólnie z basistką Leah Buckareff jako drone ambient/doom metalowa Nadja, z Richardem Bakerem i Christopherem Kukiel jako etniczno/eksperymentalny ambient Arc, z Richardem Bakerem i Rodinem Columb jako Mnemosyne. (emd)


Aidan Baker (born 1974) is a musician from Toronto, Canada who has released numerous records both as a solo artist and with his groups Nadja, ARC, and Mnemosyne. He has also written several books of poetry.

He has toured in both North America and Europe, and has made appearances at the OM Festival, MUTEK, South by Southwest, and the Distillery Jazz Festival. He is married to Nadja bandmate, Leah Buckareff.

Baker utilizes a very experimental style of playing guitar, influenced by artists such as Caspar Brötzmann, James Plotkin, Kevin Shields, and Justin Broadrick.[1] Influences on his musical structures and sound include Sonic Youth, Swans, Sunn O))), Red House Painters, Godflesh, Codeine, and PJ Harvey.

Most of his records consist of some lengthy songs and are usually improvised, as are his live shows. (wikipedia)

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