Welcome to Das Rad.UK

As a prime mover in the Sheffield improv scene, Martin Archer has played with a great number of musicians and is constantly exploring new combinations. In 2016, having played with both Nick Robinson and Steve Dinsdale individually, he put this trio together with the idea of exploring a “motorik” vein.

Steve’s relentless drumming (and occasional keyboards) providing a basis for Nick’s guitar motifs / loops and Martin’s soaring woodwind & keyboards to interact and explore the sonic and atmospheric possibilities.

Described in one review – “they seem to encapsulate and deconstruct the entire history of British avant-rock in one fell swoop”. Physical copies of their two albums are available on Discus Music and as downloads via Bandcamp,   Amazon and Apple Music


guitar, loops & keys


sax/woodwind, bass & keys


percussion & keys