Robo Sapiens is the brain child of 3 highly respected
musicians/producers : Milan
Polak, Thomas Lang, Fabio Trentini
Drummer and producer Thomas Lang is considered one of the world's best
drummers, has won multiple awards, is known for his recording and
touring work for international artists and for his award-winning work
in music education.
Fabio Trentini is not only known for his bass playing, groove &
tone but also a demanded international producer with many successful
CD’s to his name.
Milan Polak has released several solo CD’s and has been featured on
various compilations of the world’s hottest guitarists. He was also
mentioned in a list of the “World’s 50 fastest guitarists" by Guitar
The 3 members of Robo Sapiens have been friends for many years and have
worked together on various occasions. They had been talking about
forming a super group together for quite some time but due to each
musician’s busy schedule it took a while to realize the project.
Despite the high technical level of musicianship the song writing &
production always remained priority, resulting in 9 well-crafted songs
that should appeal to a broad audience of musicians and lovers of
- Please describe
the new album musically and lyrically?
Well-crafted instrumental songs that should appeal to a broad audience
of musicians, prog fans and lovers of instrumental music.
- If you had to
choose one artist (I know this is hard) but if we had to say
"recommended for fans of XXXX" who would that be?
Recommended for all fans of instrumental rock & prog music
- How does it
differ from previous recordings (if any)
This is our first album. Each of us 3 has recorded several solo albums
and band projects previously but “Catalyst” features the unique
chemistry of the 3 individual musicians creating music together for the
- What was the
goal with making this album?
The goal was to finally make an album together, composing songs on a
high level of musicianship yet still melodic and with the song writing
always remaining the top priority.
- Any specific
influences towards music or lyric subject?
Only the challenge to fulfill our expectations. The 3 of us have
various different influences and backgrounds which make this album very
- How long did it
take to make this album:
- What have the
different musicians contributed to the result?
Milan Polak: guitars, songwriting & arrangement, production, guitar
Thomas Lang: drums & percussion, arrangement, production, drum
Fabio Trentini: 4- and 12-string bass, additional guitars, electric
sitar, songwriting & arrangement, production, bass recording
engineer, mix & mastering engineer
Musicians on the release:
- Production and recording credits:
Produced & arranged by by Robo Sapiens
Mixed & mastered by Fabio Trentini
Recorded at Nice Noize Studios VI, Europe and Fab Labs, Europe
Drums and percussion recorded at Muso Studio in Los Angeles, CA
All songs written by Milan Polak except “Distant Memories” (M. Polak
& F. Trentini), “Turmoil” (F. Trentini & M. Polak),
(F. Trentini & M. Polak), “Insomnia” (F. Trentini)
websites, facebook and so…:
1) No Turning
2) Rat Race
4) Distant Memories
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