Reviews – Memorophilia (2006)

MEMOROPHILIA (2006) Nominated Best Electronic Album Zone Music Reporter 2006    Soundician – Memorophilia CD-R, Private Release, 2006 “Memorophilia” is the fifth cd of the English duo Odette and Kit Johnson on which they continue the musical path of its predecessors. Soundician’s output always had a rather unique style and sound, and on this recording … More Reviews – Memorophilia (2006)

Reviews -L.S (2009)

L.S ( 2009 )     L.S –  After a bit longer hiatus than normal, September 14 saw the release of “L.S.”, the seventh album by Kit and Odette Johnson, aka Soundician. Based on the work of painter L.S. Lowry (known for his industrial landscapes of British Manchester), the English duo says about the music to … More Reviews -L.S (2009)

Reviews -Seven Sisters (2004)

SEVEN SISTERS (2004)   Winner Best Electronic Album 2004 New Age Reporter / Zone Music Reporter   And in the final actual-world review, Soundician recur with their fourth album, the third reviewed here (2001_16, 2003_d). Multi-instrumentalist Odette Johnson and partner Kit (mixing and producing) have produced Seven Sisters (www.soundician.com), a suite inspired by a Neolithic burial … More Reviews -Seven Sisters (2004)

Reviews – Tranquilicity (2003)

TRANQUILICITY (2003) Soundician Tranquilicity [Self-published] Soundician first appeared in 2001_16, and now the Johnson duo return with a new album of melodic ambience which refines and focuses their sound. ‘Freefall’ and a sequence of rising scales, string bass, shimmers and shakes, balancing downwards spirals – dense aquatic propulsive layers. Another slowish rhythm in ‘Cherryblossom’, synthetic … More Reviews – Tranquilicity (2003)

Reviews – The Beauty is Knowing…(2001)

THE BEAUTY IS KNOWING…(2001)   Soundician The Beauty is Knowing… While Soundician have released via the web (Liquid Audio and MP3 albums) it is also possible to get ‘hardcopy’ disks from them directly, so they fit this issue. Musically untrained, they represent one of the other aspects of DIYing: the tools of the trade (synths, … More Reviews – The Beauty is Knowing…(2001)

Reviews – SOUNDICIAN (2000)

SOUNDICIAN (2000)   SOUNDICIAN Soundician (CD-R of Liquid Audio tracks on the artist’s website) (2000) Mixing up various forms of electronic music, e.g. dark-flavored ambient dub, noir-ish electronica, beat-oriented space music and melodic yet still atmospheric soundscapes, the duo that call themselves Soundician have fashioned music that is imminently listenable yet also challenging enough so … More Reviews – SOUNDICIAN (2000)