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Indoor Plant Life I

by Ki Oni

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  • Ki Oni - Indoor Plant Life Limited Edition Cassette
    Cassette + Digital Album

    - includes indoor plant life I and indoor plant life II on ONE cassette
    - first press limited edition of 150
    - pink ink on green cassette with o-card outer sleeve
    - reversible j-card showcasing both album covers

    Side A - Indoor Plant Life I
    1. Plant Life I
    2. Plant Life II

    Side B - Indoor Plant Life II
    3. Plant Life III
    4. Plant Life IV

    Digital Bonus - Not included on cassette
    5. Plant Life V

    Includes unlimited streaming of Indoor Plant Life I via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

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Plant Life I 15:38
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Plant Life V 16:04

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Indoor Plant Life II - kioni.bandcamp.com/album/indoor-plant-life-ii

Ki Oni is the pseudonym of ambient artist Chuck Soo-Hoo named after a creature in a Japanese monster movie – a tree with a human face that spews flower pedals from its mouth. Soo-Hoo similarly inhabits a surreal space between the artificial and natural worlds, a liminal zone where the fabricated blends with the fluid and music is a river, flowing of its own accord.

Soo-Hoo's newest release is concerned with the confluence of human artifice and the infinitude of nature. For example, Indoor Plant Life approximates the swishing of a houseplant next to an open window, a symbol of a year spent shut inside. Of the album's creation, Soo-Hoo says: "Inspired by quarantine life, I resonated with my indoor plants."

Soo-Hoo splits his time between working at dublab, L.A.'s freeform radio station, and co-hosting Contact Wave, the station's resident ambient and experimental music program. He has previously released music on Inner Islands, Atlantic Rhythms, Doom Trip, Geographic North, Never Content, and Pyramid Blood.

Bio by Chris Kissel

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released March 5, 2021

Music by Chuck Soo-Hoo
Artwork & Mastering by Sean Conrad

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