Awake / otom


New song, Awake is now available on digitally.
released May 31, 2020

Awake is a floating feeling mid-tempo dream pop song.
It is based on a swinging low tone drums and bass,
And overdubbed a arpeggio guitar phrases like a cosmic sound over them.
Also the space fill up by the overdrive guitars.
It used many tracks again for layer of hazy and blurry voices.
Originally this song was made in 2009 and has not been released for a long time.
And this time, all parts and sequences are re-recorded and rebuilt.

Are you interested to first version of Awake?
You will listen to original 2009 version of Awake on SoundCloud.

☞ Awake の日本語での解説 ☜




musician, composer. otom was born in tokyo, japan in 1976.
otom sound has been making with guitars, computers, MaxMSP and many musical instruments to create
shoegaze, dream pop, electronica and acoustic sound.
Also otom often makes a experimental, drone, ambient sound and audio/visual works.
And otom keeps influencing those music and movies now.
otom then began to play the guitar when 14 years old.
loved 60's to 70's music, especially important that artists were making beautiful chorus work and like a floating sound.
Then otom met my bloody valentine, flying saucer attack, slowdive, galaxie500... and many electronica artists.
A most important artist is fennesz, so fennesz's sounds made him change an output.
otom made 4albums and 6eps so far, since about 1998.
And also early years, otom has another name that called "alphabet", it changed a name on the first of 2008.
now, otom keeps to making various types of sound with MaxMSP.