New single "Cntrl" out now


"Cntrl" is the first single from Kai Orion's upcoming second album. Beatbox flute, wine glasses, telephones, vacuum cleaners, and other found sounds merge with traditional rock instruments to create a soundscape that's both bizarre and familiar. 


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Studio Releases

The nuances are many. The ingenuity is unparalleled. The execution is mind-blowing. The end result is genius. A secret world, indeed.
— The Frederick News Post


Cntrl is the first release from Kai Orion's upcoming second album. Experimental rock with beatbox flute, wine glasses, & found-sounds. 

POts & Pans (album)

Kai Orion's debut album is moody alt-pop made using found-sounds and household objects as instruments.



To say recording one of his songs live requires serious attention to details is an understatement... you can see the magic of bringing it all together in his videos.
— 72 Hours

Heartless (Live)

Live performance of 'Heartless' from Orion's upcoming second album. Hybrid of rock instruments, flute, & found objects.

Quiet Love (Live)

Live performance of 'Quiet Love' using a wireless doorbell, sampled microwave, wine glasses, bottle, & a pan.


short films

Brian Novotny, a reclusive writer, ventures outside The Neighborhood in search of the perfect final word to end his latest novel.

Click “more films” below to watch The Final Word and other short films by Kai Orion.