Premiere: “Substances” EP from Svarog is Yet Another Techno Masterclass on Affin

Svarog Affin
Author : Marco Sgalbazzini
June, 29 2020

Premiere: “Substances” EP from Svarog is Yet Another Techno Masterclass on Affin

Ukranian producer/DJ Svarog lands on Affin with his Substances EP, the fifth on the label ran by Joachim Spieth.

This three-tracker is signature Svarog work, as our premiere of “Red Poison” so beautifully demonstrates. Deep textures, layered hypnotic percussions and atmospheric soundscapes permeate throughout, as the track builds in tension.

Svarog is one of the Ukranian mythology gods, the god of metal, the forge operator, the god of fire. This is the artistic name of Oleksa Moroz, musician and DJ from Lviv, Ukranie.

He starts his career in 2015, releasing an EP in the cult label Circular Limited, showcasing the best deep and profound sounds of techno, where textures and ambiances equal the power of the beat. Soon after he releases in the german label Nachstrom Schallplatten, Affin Ltd. y Black String Records as well as in Mexican label Illegal Alien, Animal farm or PoleGroups’ own Aine.

His sound is personal and unique, always focusing in dark but evocative textures, combining saturated timbres, industrial sound and atmospheric landscapes, even broken rhythms. Shades of ambient, mysticism, and real techno are the elements that characterize all his output. Modern and futuristic sounds, far from trendiness and simplicity, from the soul to all intelligent dancefloors out there.

Inspired by mountains and architecture, with this EP Svarog continues his quest to combine saturated timbres, industrial sound and atmospheric textures, often uses broken rhythms.

Substances Track Listing:

  1. Red Poison
  2. Dissolvent
  3. Frankincense

Substances by Svarog is available on Affin via Bandcamp

Connect with Svarog: Facebook | Resident Advisor | Instagram | SoundCloud

Cover photo by Andriy Amorf Yovbak
Cover photo style: Lilya Sushko