Biosphere

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Info and Intro

This is the primary recording moniker of Geir Jenssen a Norwegian musician who has put out a notable catalogue of Ambient/Ambient House & Electronic Dance Music. He is well known for his Ambient Techno, plus his use of music loops, as well as some unusual samples from science fiction.

His album ftom 1997 "Substrata" was voted by the users of the Hyperreal website in 2001 as the best all time classic Ambient/Ambient House album.

Discography

As E-Man

  1. E-Man (1984)

As Bleep

  1. The North Pole by Submarine (1990)

As Biosphere

  1. "Microgravity (1991)
  2. Patashnik (1994)
  3. Substrata (1997)
  4. Cirque (2000)
  5. Substrata² (2-CD reissue of Substrata, 2001) (Touch)
  6. Shenzhou (2002) (Touch)
  7. Autour de la Lune (2004) (Touch)
  8. Dropsonde (2006) (Touch)
  9. Wireless: Live at the Arnolfini, Bristol (2009) (Touch)
  10. N-Plants (2011) (Touch)
  11. L'incoronazione di Poppea (2012)
  12. Patashnik 2 (Tracks recorded between 1992 and 1994) (2014)
  13. Das Subharchord EP (2014)
  14. Departed Glories (2016)
  15. Black Mesa EP (2017)
  16. The Petrified Forest (2017)
  17. The Hilvarenbeek Recordings (2018)

Soundtracks and Sounds

  1. Eternal Stars (1993 film soundtrack)
  2. Man with a Movie Camera (1996 festival soundtrack, 2001 release in Substrata²)
  3. Insomnia (1997 soundtrack for the original Norwegian version of Insomnia)
  4. Cho Oyu 8201m – Field Recordings from Tibet (as Geir Jenssen, 2006) (Ash International)
  5. Nokas (2010 film soundtrack, as Geir Jenssen)
  6. Kill by Inches (soundtrack to the 1999 movie Kill by Inches, released 2012)
  7. Stromboli - field recording from the Stromboli crater edge - 2013 12" single released on Touch
  8. Sound Installations (2000-2009) (2015)

Collaborations

Generally listed as "Geir Jenssen"

  1. White-Out Conditions (1987, in Bel Canto)
  2. Birds of Passage (1989, in Bel Canto)
  3. Fires of Ork (1993, with Pete Namlook)
  4. Polar Sequences (1996, live, with Higher Intelligence Agency)
  5. Nordheim Transformed (1998, with Deathprod, remixing Arne Nordheim)
  6. Biosystems: The Biosphere Remixes (1999, collection of 8 other bands)
  7. Birmingham Frequencies (2000, live, with Higher Intelligence Agency)
  8. Fires of Ork II (2000, with Pete Namlook)
  9. Stator (2015, with Deathprod) (Touch)