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Nadja announce their new studio album »Labyrinthine« on Broken Spine Productions and premiere the first single »Necroausterity«

Berlin-based ambient/experimental/doom metal duo Nadja announce their new studio album, »Labyrinthine«, which will be released in September via the band’s own label Broken Spine Productions.

Watch a music video for the first single »Necroausterity« featuring Dylan Walker (Full Of Hell) on guest vocals!

Says the band: “Everything Is Noise premiers a video of a track, with guest vocals from Full Of Hell’s Dylan Walker, from our forthcoming album, »Labyrinthine«.

Each track on this album features a guest vocalist – the other three are: Alan Dubin (Khanate, GNAW), Rachel Davies (Esben And The Witch) and Lane Shi Otayonii (Elizabeth Colour Wheel).

»Labyrinthine« is coming out in September on CD on our own label, Broken Spine, and on multiple cassettes from these indie/underground labels in different countries: Adagio830 Records, Ur Audio-Visual, Pale Ghoul Recordings, Muzan Editions, Cruel Nature Records, Katuktu Co / A Red Thread, WV Sorcerer Productions & Bad Moon Rising.

Video & album artwork by Magick Helgar – album mastered by James Plotkin.

The album will be CD and cassette only, with a pre-order option in late July… Stay tuned!”


Photo by Janina Gallert

Nadja is a duo of multi-instrumentalist Aidan Baker and bassist Leah Buckareff which formed in 2003. Nadja creates music that has been described as ambient doom, dreamsludge, and metalgaze, combining the atmospheric textures of shoegaze and ambient music with the heaviness and volume of metal and noise. Nadja have released numerous recordings on such labels as Alien8 Recordings, Hydrahead Records, Important Records, Essence Music, and their own label, Broken Spine Productions. The duo has toured and performed extensively around the world, appearing at such diverse festivals as SXSW, FIMAV, Roadburn, and Unsound.

In addition to Nadja, Baker is also active as a writer, a solo musician, and with the group projects Caudal, B/B/S/, Adoran, Hypnodrone Ensemble, and Whisper Room. He has released many solo albums and is the author of four collections of poetry. Buckareff is also the owner/operator of Coldsnap Bindery, a production house of handmade books, and Pulp Papier, a distributor of Japanese paper. She is also the curator of The Wunderkabinet, a wandering exhibition of art, craft, and curios, and The Lesen Lounge, a mobile zine library,

Originally from Toronto, Canada, the duo now resides in Berlin, Germany.

Nadja EU and UK summer dates:
07 July – Audio, Glasgow, UK *
08 July – Gorilla, Manchester, UK
09 July – Supersonic Festival, Birmingham, UK *
10 July – The Lexington, London, UK *
05 Aug – Vriompeis Festival, Oslo, NO
02 Sept – Intersections Festival, Toronto, CA
03 Sept – Hiatus, Montreal, CA
13 Sept – Merelyn, Nijmegen, NL **
14 Sept – Hafenklang, Hamburg, DE **
15 Sept – Basement, Copenhagen, DK **
16 Sept – Urban Spree, Berlin, DE **
17 Sept – Las, Poznan, PL **
18 Sept – Schenne Blechschloss, Dresden, DE **
20 Sept – Klub Re, Krakow, PL **
21 Sept – Voodoo, Warsaw, PL **
22 Sept – Replugged, Vienna, AT
23 Sept – A4, Bratislava, SK **
24 Sept – Zlzkovska Noe Festival, Prague, CZ **

* = w/ Bismuth
** = w/ My Disco

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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