DaDa are a London based psychedelic rock trio. With a similar past, musical taste and previously knowing each other from different bands, the trio, composed of James Schiavone (main Vox, guitars, synths), Manuel Crisci ( bass) and Ryhan Lovell ( drums) was brought together in London to form DaDa.
Born in Shoreham-by-sea, England, James s pent many of his youth years in southern Italy’s small seaside town south of Salerno where he met Manuel, born and raised in Italy. Manuel and James had a teenage band together for a couple of years. In 2013, after returning from a brief three month experience in Los Angeles, James moved to London to study sound engineering at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance where he met Ryhan. Hailing from Weston-super-Mare, a seaside resort in Somerset, England, Ryhan also moved to London in 2013.
Drawing influences from the likes of ATDI, Sonic Youth, Soft Machine, Frank Zappa, Robert Johnston, Black Sabbath, Can, from the ancient sounds of the universe to Conan Mockasin, Ryoji Ikeda, 50’s to 2000’s, DaDa’ s explosive hooks and catchy guitar work provide for a pure adrenaline rush. DaDa incorporates flowing rhythms, a captivating vox and powerful lyrics, revealing a fleshy undertone to their sound, subduing you into expanding the senses while going on a spacey trip. “ It’s been very exciting to work on this release. These riffs were born in small room playing guitar and it’s been fantastic to see them come to life and mature. A lot of work has gone into this, nevertheless recording has always been fun, boozed and fairly straight forward.”
Connect with DaDa