Dasha Rush , real name Dasha Ptitsyna Van Celst
Russian born, well-travelled Moscovite has spent most of her time between Paris, London and Japan, combining her activities as techno producer and dj with multi-artistic collaborations alongside artists and dancers. Her first live performances formed part of gallery exhibitions, using sound installations and theatre performances, exploring the emotional and technological aspects of electronic music. She now runs her own techno label “Fullpanda” and a more experimental sub label “Hunger to create”
Her first techno release on “Fullpanda “was quite successful, track called “Shtirlitz” was taking places in various dj’s charts. In 2006 her debut album “Forms ain’t Formats”, where she combine dancefloor rhythms and bass lines with experimental soundscapes, mixing cold industrial with minimalistic atmosphere . This release provoke numerous reaction and reviews from international music magazines, dj , producers as well as several following Ep’s. Never stopped experimenting, In 2009 She released her second album, called “I run iron I run ironic” on “Hunger to Create records”,
Regardless techno community expectations, Dasha took risk to hit a different musical aspect, pointing towards experimentation based on “concrete” music combining with French pop . Presentation of the release was taking pl
ce, as special live concert with elements of theater play , at the small church , Theaterkaplle in Berlin. This release provoked very diverse opinions, followed by some reviews
In several music magazines like De:bug, Groove and more.