Nick is interviewed by Ellie Colton on BBC Radio Sheffield’s Upload programme to be streamed on Wednesday 14th October at 9pm. Oslo Star is the featured track.
A review from Darren Bergstein (Downtown Music Gallery NY) – no money changed hands! Let’s open simply with: wow. Rarely am I rendered speechless by a recording, but when those moments occur, it’s pure heavenly euphoria. This, the second Das Rad joint, isn’t your father’s prog-fuelled space truckin’ by any stretch of the imagination. Hell, […]
We’re looking to release a 10″ vinyl sometime soon, It features 2 tracks especially recorded for this project – “Alysum” and “Qul Na Qar”, currently being mixed. Individually hand-cut and checked by local lathier, the package will include gifts such as hand-made origami, a Das Rad “flexagon” and signed sleeve liner. This will be a […]
This is the second outing from Sheffield’s Das Rad, following their excellent and highly recommended debut. “Goodbye to the Future” might seem a darkly pessimistic title for this set; and the images of our esteemed leaders from the UK, USA, Russia and North Korea and surreal pastiches of Biblical scenes or fairy tales pasted on top […]
Das Rad is an English trio of Nick Robinson (guitars, keyboards, electronics), Martin Archer (woodwind, keyboards, synth bass, electronics) and Steve Dinsdale (drums, keyboards, electronics). They define themselves as a band “informed by progressive and krautrock esthetics”. To use a German name as an English Trio is almost a statement in these Brexit-times. Even more, […]
Nick talks (briefly) about his setup and adds some overdubs to a 25 minute piece we are working on for our third album.
Remember when you were young And live music events took place. Here’s an early outing for Das Rad at Bishop’s House a couple of years ago, when it will happen again is anybody’s guess. You can watch a video here
Sid Smith’s thoughts on our debut
Someone on rateyourmusic,com has described AAF as “Excellent – a genre must-have”…
A gentle track from the new album