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Cobwebs 06:38
Drops 03:32
Cranes 04:53
Grey 03:41
Chill 03:30
Fallen 02:59
Flakes 04:04
Snow 03:26


Hydref is the Welsh word for October and also, as ‘Yr hydref’, refers to autumn. Technically, this time of year stretches from the end of September to mid-December and is the transition from summer to winter. Autumn, a season of "mists and mellow fruitfulness" (To Autumn - Keats) traditionally evolves into the winter ice and snows.

Or, at least it used to here.

Increasingly, this transition is either early in arriving or winter stretches well into March and some years, it feels like there hasn't been any winter at all.
Snow, for me, is increasingly becoming a distant memory.

At least on this release, the memories are rooted in the music, as hydref is the passage of time, from late summer to winter in sound.


released October 25, 2017

SOUNDICIAN has its own style of electronic music - A mix of classical electronic music with a touch of ambient, minimalist and experimental elements. Since the first release in 2000, albums have always been eclectic and no two releases are the same but there is a definite Soundician sound.
Further information can be found via the website www.soundician.com
Thank you for listening and supporting Independent music.

hydref written and recorded by O Johnson
Mixed by K Johnson
Artwork by O Johnson.
Copyright SOUNDICIAN (2017). All rights reserved.

For Kit, who has more faith in me than I do myself.


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Best Electronic Album -'Seven Sisters' (2004)
Nominated Best Electronic Album -'Memorophilia' (2006) in the ZMR Music Awards.

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