Handmade C24 cassette that includes a sample of the Cyan Nori scent embedded in the cassette body, for an immersive experience combining the scent with the sounds. The scent sample can be easily removed for use, and stored in the cassette body.
Side A: cyan
Side B: nori
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Abel Odor X andarctica present 'cyan nori'
an ambient-fragrance collaboration
The bright opening tones of ‘cyan’ capture the juicy notes of tangerine and white peach that lead the scent. Field recordings from the pacific coast and shining bell tones reflect the sunlight as it sparks across the tops of the bright blue waves.
‘nori’ takes us under the water to capture the darker salt-sweet of the underlying nori base. Hydrophone recordings among fields of kelp combine with sustained, overlapping tones, to capture how the light streams down in long beams from the surface.
andarctica crafts flowing, persistent pieces that combine orchestral and electronic sounds with field recordings from their small studio in Amsterdam.
About Abel Odor
Abel Odor creates 100% natural fragrances which are are complex, powerful and gender-neutral. Abel was founded by Frances Shoemack in Amsterdam, and is based in Wellington, New Zealand.
released October 7, 2022
composed, performed and mixed by andarctica
mastered by Ian Hawgood
album design by Emma Mällinen
cassette photography by Emma Mällinen