On Thursday 21/09/23 we played a gig at the Fly Tower, part of the Abbeydale Picture House. Kind of meaningful, since Nick used to go there in the 60s to watch movies! The venue is an extraordinary place, 4 stories high behind the main screen of the cinema. It’s run by CADS who are working […]
Martin gave a talk about Discus Music on Chapel FM Radio recently, playing Das Rad and other marvellous music. The story behind the label is well worth a listen!
After far too long a gap, we have a gig lined up at the Fly Tower in Abbeydale Picture House. We’ll be playing tracks from our recent album “Veer”. Thursday 21st September, 2023 – book here. Support will be Åyusp – a Sheffield based duo consisting of Graham McElearney and Paul Jonathan Mills. The band was […]
Our famed percussionist laying down some grooves…
Discus Music just announced a Listening Party for Veer – 154CD (2023) The event is scheduled for: Tuesday, June 27, 2023 at 8:00 PM BST We’re celebrating the release of Das Rad’s fourth Discus Music album Veer. Please come along to Bandcamp’s new “listening party” to hear the album and join the live chat – […]
An edited version of a track from our forthcoming album Veer, shot at our rehearsal space in Sheffield.
Spent a happy day recording a video for “Lutraphobia” from our latest album “Veer”, out in a few weeks. Here’s a moody shot of Jon, taken entirely by accident.
Martin and Nick at Seaview Studios, doing the final mix of “Lutraphobia” (google it!) for our 4th album “Veer”, due out within a month or two. This will be the first album to feature Jon Short on bass!
Veer is the latest album from Sheffield-based Das Rad, about whom one reviewer said “They walk in the footsteps of the rock/jazz/fusion gods of the 70s but make their imprints deeper, more unshapely, and longer-lasting. Ears be blown here, folks. Godlike”. Currently at the mixing stage, it builds on and develops their unique “improg” style. […]
A short (cough) video of Jon laying down some fretless bass on a track from our forthcoming (as yet untitled) album.
A remix of one of the tracks from “Laik Tors”. The footage of dragonflies was taken in the Lincolnshire Wolds at 8 o’clock in the evening.