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Aidan Baker is a musician & writer currently based in Toronto, Canada. Classically trained in flute, he is self-taught on guitar, drums & various other instruments. A regular performer in & around Toronto, he has also performed in New York, Montreal, Chicago, San Francisco, & such festivals as The Om Festival, Mutek, SXSW
, & The Distillery Jazz Festival. He has released numerous cds on independent labels from around the world. He is the author of two books of poetry, two poetry chapbooks, & has published poetry, fiction,
& criticism in various international & scholarly journals.
As a solo artist, Baker explores the deconstructive sonic possibilities of the electric guitar as a primary sound source, creating music that ranges from experimental to post-rock to contemporary classical. He performs the experimental collective ARC & the ambient/doom metal project Nadja. He has also composed work for the The Penderecki String Quartet
& The Uxbridge Chamber Choir.