Some might not call it music, but that’s not stopping kids from listening to this up and coming sound. Endel is an algorithmic sound designed to provide focus, stress relief, and relaxation to listeners. Tracks (with names such as “Three Through the Mist” and “Two Visible Heavens”) sound like a combination of organ notes and earthier sound machine tones. Endel is available on its own app and it’s also available through media-streaming providers such as Amazon, Google Play, and Spotify.
Our Take on Endel
Endel is part of the “chill-out music” trend teenagers have latched onto while they’re doing homework, chores, or sleeping. And teenage trends always seem to make their way down to preteens. Endel has as times replaced regular music for kids—and it’s replaced silence, too. While completely replacing silence isn’t a good thing, Endel sounds can bring peace to already stressed-out preteens instead of pop, rap, and rock, which often deliver unsuitable lyrics for kids. The sounds may even help preteens focus during prayer.
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