He is married to Nadja bandmate, Leah Buckareff. A regular performer in and around Toronto, Baker has also performed in New York, Montreal, Chicago, San Francisco, and music festivals as The Om Festival, Mutek, SXSW, and The Distillery Jazz Festival. He is known to utilize a very experimental style of playing guitar, inspired by artists such as Caspar Brötzmann, James Plotkin, Kevin Shields, and Justin Broadrick. Early influences for his characteristically deconstructive sound included Sonic Youth, Swans, Sunn O))), Red House Painters, Godflesh, Codeine, and PJ Harvey. He performs in the experimental collective ARC and the drone doom project Nadja.
He has also composed works for The Penderecki String Quartet and The Uxbridge Chamber Choir. Most of his records consist of some lengthy songs and are usually improvised, as are his live shows. He is also the author of two books of poetry, two poetry chapbooks, and has published poetry, fiction, and criticism in various international and scholarly journals. Official site: http://www.aidanbaker.org Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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