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Odoon takes us on a journey through the stored memory cells of a piece of wood, from the depths of the forest to the workshops, from the sap to the ashes burned in the grate of a fire.

The structure is remarkably tidy, focusing on exposing every facet of the wood and turning it around for our attention. First, we smell the mint camphor of a freshly laminated log, the sap springing up in surprise from its sudden release. Then the heat of the cedar roasted coffee, its peppery flour exposed for the first time to the air. Slowly, the wood dries to the caramelized dryness of sandalwood in anticipation of the carver's tool, where it is polished to a high gloss.

 Odoon is wonderfully rich, balmy and warm, full of character and complexity despite its obsessive, almost singular focus.