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Kodomo – Patterns & Light (Self-Released)

kodomo - Patterns & Light

Is it nighttime? Good. Go outside and look up at the stars. Now close your eyes and open your mind as you stretch yourself around hues of purples and blues, bright whites, and glowing reds like sensors whizzing by you.


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Is it daytime? Good. Go outside and stare at the sun. Now close your eyes and open your mind as you become a part of the solar flares and sunbursts that blow out into the universe as you ride by on a chariot of fire. Oranges and yellows shoot by you in a sense of flashing intrigue.

Both can describe Kodomo’s Patterns & Light. Both engage in the feeling of the classical approach to IDM that Chris Childs creates. He wants you to close your eyes and open your mind to a new realm of reality, a sound that stretches beyond the impossible with a National Geographic sense of wonderment, and club-like mystery.

From the strange glitch-based softcore drum n bass of of “Red Giant,” to the minimal sound installation of “Orange Ocean,” the chill out of “Infinity Divided” and Trip Hop lethargically electro of “Holographic,” these songs will embody you with a new sense of reality.

Kodomo goes beyond the human element and gives us a reason to look beyond our mind and bodies and envision beyond what is real and allow our cerebrum to explore the impossible because the way sound is composed, bent and re-assembled, anything is possible with Patterns & Light. It’s an easy listen for anyone who is wanting to dip their toes in the water can explore at any given point within and still find gratitude out of it.

Andrew Duncan
Dug out from a pile of zines and hot sauce, Andrew Duncan has contributed to many publications through the years, including Chord and work with the ever so spunky Readyset...Aesthetic! He now resides deep within your membrane.

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