Aidan Baker – Electric guitar , sound processing, amps.
Aidan Baker is a musician from Toronto, Ontario, Canada who has released numerous records both as a solo artist and as part of various side projects, including Nadja, ARC, Caudal and Mnemosyne.
He has also written several books of poetry.
Aidan Baker utilizes a very experimental style of playing guitar, developing his style with extended guitar techniques and is influenced by artists such as Caspar Brötzmann, James Plotkin, Kevin Shields, and Justin Broadrick. Influences on his musical structures and sound include Sonic Youth, Swans, Sunn O))), Red House Painters, Godflesh, Codeine, and PJ Harvey.
His guitar works are strongly organic but atmospheric, melodic and dissonant at the same time creating long ambiental phrases, based upon the layering of notes giving as result soundscapes and highly textural themes.