STROM NOIR – Tanec Rusaliek


DRONARIVM, DR-13, TAPE, C-32, ltd. 52

“Long & calm – couple of words I would use to describe the new “Tanec rusaliek” cassette album.

It is always a pleasure to work on a cassette release. Comparing to all the other formats, there is one great thing about them – in case you have to stop while listen, you can still continue from the exact part – even couple of days after or even on different player. This makes them perfect for longer pieces.

I had been trying to capture this feature of the cassettes as much as possible on “Tanec rusaliek” album which, at the end, consists of the longest tracks I have ever released.

I found out that in case I want to record a peaceful and meditative track, the best way how to proceed is to record the whole track during the one session. Thanks to this approach, proper balance between density of the sound and silence can be reached.”

Emil Maťko (b. 1979) lives and works in Bratislava, Slovakia. He has been producing music as Strom Noir since 2007 and released his works at such labels as Hibernate, dataObscura, Rural Colours, taâlem, Twisted Tree Line, U- Cover and Ginjoha.

Curated by Bartosz Dziadosz (Pleq)
Managed by Dmitry Taldykin
Photo by Lena Lello
Design by Dronarivm Art

If you are looking for a digital download, please support this artist and buy it direct from his Bandcamp page:


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One thought on “STROM NOIR – Tanec Rusaliek

  1. Music Won’t Save you:

    Benché “Tanec Rusaliek” sia dotata di timbriche e frequenze leggermente più elevate rispetto all’altra cassetta di recente pubblicata da Dronarivm, l’ideale accoppiata completa un’ora di musica ambientale purissima e distensiva come da tempo non capitava di ascoltare.

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