The Speaking Earth
CD-R/DIGITAL DOWNLOAD, Private Release, 2011
When listening to their ninth album "The Speaking Earth", it at times appeared to me the UK-project Soundician (aka Kit and Odette Johnson) is further heading into a more introspective direction.
The 12-track album offers an eclectic mix of instrumental electronic miniatures combining a classical style with minimalism and lush spherescapes along melodic and string passages. At times, there’s a dreamy side to the music such as in "Breeze" and "Amber Sky", but the most part of Soundician’s output remains fairly unique and hard to describe in words.
It’s balanced mood music with a positive approach, staying away from conventions, making up their own sonic cocoon rooted in everyday life and beyond…