All posts tagged: nils frahm the gamble

R&S Records release album by Nils Frahm and childhood friends

R&S Records throw a curveball for 2016 with the debut recordings from ‘Nonkeen‘, a super-group of sorts composed of Nils Frahm, Sebastian Singwald and Frederic Gmeiner. Having been friends since childhood the trio have come together to record ‘The Gamble’ a highly evocative mixture of future soundtracking trip-hop and electronica. They reassembled and produced a stunning LP which fuses influences from radiophonic film score techno, hazy guitar drone and post-rock funk. Nils Frahm has described ‘The Gamble’ as the record that he is the most proud of, and from early listening its sure to be one of the peak highlights in his endlessly enjoyable discography. The video for ‘chasing god through palmyra’ from the upcoming album portrays the close friendship between a man and a machine bonded by their escape fantasies as they circle together on an endless loop along the tracks of life inside a repetitive and psychedelic world. Drafted, filmed and edited by FELD in close collaboration with nonkeen and the mectub railway club Berlin. Gmeiner and Frahm attended the same primary school …