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BIOSPHERE comes as the solely made work adaptation of norwegian (born 1962 in Tromsø) electronic instrumentalist Geir JENSSEN, being the most succesful and well-recognized of his main recording names, as well as the deepest reach ever done by him (extensively and qualitatively), as a project and as a way of interpreting the music gift. JENSSEN evolvs slowly around the imperatives of ambient music, electronic workings and, to the extent of a originality's delight, to the so-called "arctic sounds", drawn elegantly from (or in relation) to his life and spirit, having the close touch of the Arctic Circle, with its surroundings that managed to impress him in all soundscaping ideas possibilities.The alias basically comes from the "Biosphere 2 Space Station" a sealed dome project undertaken in Arizona Desert. In the early and anonymous years, Geir JENSSEN spend three years and two albums with the pop outfited dance oriented BEL CANTO (1987-1989) and also made his solo debut by peculiar and modest trance-oriented works, as BLEEP, in 1990, producing 12'' records, under influence of acid house/new beat music. The BIOSPHERE idea proved the most lasting and the most effective journey through mastering a never easy art and gaining a never lost sense of depth impressionistics.

Geir JENSSEN can go regarded as uncontrolably popular and easy-oriented (however, not necesarily in the deficit of everything). Several live festivals and clubs performances, under the auspicies of electronic mix approach, plus many commissions towards remixes and soundtrackings acknowledge a modern fame. Still, he remains a proving artist in the same modern world being present in the recognitions of art movement, inner feeling (or passion) and influenciality. "Substrata" is considered an ambient material peak, considered the best of its year. Moreover, he can be a spiritual person. With a hobby in active climbing and mountaineering, his highest reach was Cho Oyu, sixth giant from Himalaya, making the full summit sans oxygen. Plus, the constant allusion of cold, space, ice or exploration can be much more than just the common sense inspiration to his work, but, as already mentioned, a way of life transposed in a way of music.

Nine albums up to date and several collaborations express around that many tendencies, though the succint style remains the cold-entrusted ambient power, the naturalscapes environmental, the dark/light gravity, some loops accents and a bit of "analog popular" te...
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Departed GloriesDeparted Glories
SMALLTOWN SUPERSOUND 2016
Audio CD$7.25
$8.00 (used)
Substrata 2Substrata 2
Extra tracks
Touch UK 2004
Audio CD$12.78
$11.78 (used)
DropsondeDropsonde
Touch UK 2006
Audio CD$8.97
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CirqueCirque
Biophon 2016
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MicrogravityMicrogravity
Biophon 2015
Audio CD$15.25
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PatashnikPatashnik
Biophon 2016
Audio CD$14.04
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Autour De La LuneAutour De La Lune
Import
Touch UK 2005
Audio CD$20.00 (used)
Wireless: Live at the Arnolfini BristolWireless: Live at the Arnolfini Bristol
Touch UK 2009
Audio CD$9.37
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CirqueCirque
Touch Records/Forced Exposure 2007
Audio CD$112.55
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2.20 | 6 ratings
Microgravity
1992
2.00 | 1 ratings
The Fires Of Ork (with Pete Namlook)
1993
2.96 | 4 ratings
Patashnik
1994
2.00 | 1 ratings
Insomnia OST
1997
3.96 | 10 ratings
Substrata
1997
4.00 | 1 ratings
Biosphere and Deathprod: Nordheim Transformed
1998
4.00 | 1 ratings
Birmingham Frequencies (with Higher Intelligence Agency)
1999
3.50 | 2 ratings
The Fires Of Ork 2 (with Pete Namlook)
2000
3.83 | 5 ratings
Cirque
2000
3.00 | 5 ratings
Substrata²
2001
3.48 | 6 ratings
Shenzhou
2003
3.96 | 7 ratings
Autour De La Lune
2004
3.98 | 9 ratings
Dropsonde
2005
3.96 | 7 ratings
N Plants
2011
4.00 | 2 ratings
L'incoronazione di Poppea
2012
4.05 | 2 ratings
Patashnik 2
2014
3.87 | 4 ratings
Biosphere and Deathprod: Stator
2015
3.00 | 1 ratings
Departed Glories
2016

BIOSPHERE Live Albums (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

4.00 | 1 ratings
Polar Sequences (with Higher Intelligence Agency)
1996

BIOSPHERE Videos (DVD, Blu-ray, VHS etc)

BIOSPHERE Boxset & Compilations (CD, LP, MC, SACD, DVD-A, Digital Media Download)

5.00 | 1 ratings
Compilation 1991-2004
2012

BIOSPHERE Official Singles, EPs, Fan Club & Promo (CD, EP/LP, MC, Digital Media Download)

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 Departed Glories by BIOSPHERE album cover Studio Album, 2016
3.00 | 1 ratings

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Departed Glories
Biosphere Progressive Electronic

Review by admireArt
Prog Reviewer

— First review of this album —
3 stars "Departed Glories", BIOSPHERE's 12th album, 2016, touches on those folk tale lands which actually do exist but are too rural and culturally remote from our usual plastic, concrete and perfectly wireless boxes.

Of course Geir Jenssen (BIOSPHERE), has a close geographical connection to these frozen and enchanted lands, being born in north-Norway and residing there where, as his BANDCAMP bio describes, composes most of his releases.

OK. Enough geography for today!

Short electronic soundscapes which sound like sections or parts of longer compositions. Some are too brief to go anywhere and sadly they go nowhere. Too many tracks for so few highlights and these are lost in the crowd diminishing the probabilities of going through all the album to relive them again.

To be honest, I feel disappointed by the lack of teeth most of these compositions show. Even the nostalgic moods seem bland .

At least he does not fall for cliches or rip-offs but in the belle-arts that is not enough it is only the beginning.

Anyway, BIOSPHERE has many great releases this is not one of them.

***3 "flat, flat" PA stars.

 The Fires Of Ork 2 (with Pete Namlook) by BIOSPHERE album cover Studio Album, 2000
3.50 | 2 ratings

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The Fires Of Ork 2 (with Pete Namlook)
Biosphere Progressive Electronic

Review by admireArt
Prog Reviewer

4 stars Way beyond!

I would not make a big issue about both "The Fires of Ork" Vol.1 and 2, 1993 and 2000 respectively, being misplaced in BIOSPHERE's (a.k.a. Geir Jenssen) discography, rather than in long gone Pete Namlook's one. But not even the first one's cover art, which were like a trademark for most of Namlook's works, helped a bit.

Anyway, this second encounter of both electronic musicians, is by far more structured and accomplished, than their first, highly raw and experimental, one. Both musical languages are tightly blended into a single one, and by the way, with its best possible results, maybe in a very low keyed manner, that may fool some in comparing it to each one's own language and works, but at close distance, as in all of Pete Namlook's collaborations, music composition wise, this effort explores teamwork as a way of expression and not just as mere addition.

Its relaxed mood, its non-cheesy embellishments, its detached and subtle but effective dark environments, its refined experimental nature and the cosmic overtone of the human spirit, is quiet intoxicating by its unpretentious but extremely deep songwriting.

To the followers of each or both musicians, the connection of both musical languages in this second effort will be more than apparent and for those who do not follow any of them, this is the kind of release that clearly shows that Progressive Electronic, is not just a bunch of polite Tangerine Dream's clones pulling off the same old tricks again and again, but the possible and endless future this sub-genre still has to offer.

As far as this unrepeatable Namlook & Jenssen association went, this is top game.

****4.5 (low keyed almost masterpiece) PA stars.

 L'incoronazione di Poppea by BIOSPHERE album cover Studio Album, 2012
4.00 | 2 ratings

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L'incoronazione di Poppea
Biosphere Progressive Electronic

Review by admireArt
Prog Reviewer

4 stars Electronic music in 1642.

Realizing that 2012 was a great year for this prog/electronic genre, to keep up the good news Geir Jenssen´s (aka BIOSPHERE), released "L'incoronazione di Poppea" an electronics meets Claude Monteverdi´s 1642 opera of the same name, comissioned project.

Not to scare non-opera lovers as myself, this is the kind of opera I will surely attend and sadly even consider it brief.

Resembling a sinking museum of gigantic white-blue sculptures alongside drowning women´s laments, tainted by deep dramatic or subtle flowing melody lines into sometimes sweet others chaotic or simply raw musical environments, without subduing nor losing the grandeur of its operatic root.

Electronic/crossover experimentation at its best.

Bravo!! ****4.5 solid PA stars.

 Biosphere and Deathprod: Stator by BIOSPHERE album cover Studio Album, 2015
3.87 | 4 ratings

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Biosphere and Deathprod: Stator
Biosphere Progressive Electronic

Review by admireArt
Prog Reviewer

4 stars Two worlds collide independently.

STATOR, 2015, is more or less evenly disposed between Geir Jenssen "Biosphere" and Helge Sten "Deathprod". (3 Biosphere's and 4 Deathprod's songs).

Helge Sten previously associated with Supersilent and Motorpsycho (between 1992?1994; frequent guest and producer 1994?2002 and 2007), began this DEATHPROD solo project in 1991 and has released some boxes of its recorded material.

Anyway, the contrast of musical languages in this kind of separate collaboration makes the whole experience musically untangible the same as attractive. Biosphere's ways are more melodical and dream like. Deathprod's are more inclined to the noise/drone nightmarish ambients. Matched in perfect balance as creativity goes, one's language enhances the other's as well.

Now! It is hard to rate it as a single Biosphere project due to its inherent idea of separate collaboration in a single release. I mean 3 songs although perfect, are just 3 songs and Deathprod (not yet included in PA), also perfect adds up one more.

Nevertheless an easy ****4 "Progressive/Electronic collaboration" PA stars.

 Compilation 1991-2004 by BIOSPHERE album cover Boxset/Compilation, 2012
5.00 | 1 ratings

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Compilation 1991-2004
Biosphere Progressive Electronic

Review by admireArt
Prog Reviewer

— First review of this album —
5 stars Talking about dreams!

Biosphere aka Geir Jenssen's "Compilation 1991-2004" , resembles in surface a best hits collection yet it is actually a recopilation of all sorts of over the years prodigal orphan's returns. Full of prog/techno/ambient/noise/COSMIC- electronic creativity, each song will take you to very different atmospheres and still sound like if they were before-thought of as a single release instead of a sum of its parts.

Of course the techno touches will certainly offend most prog-heads, but what the hell! they rarely visit these electronic- lands for starters. Therefore an open minded prog-electronic follower is all it takes to enjoy such an exquisite joyride.

Good things are hard to explain, excellent things? Well you have to be there or in this case, here !

*****5 "masterpiece", not all prog electronic, PA stars.

 Biosphere and Deathprod: Nordheim Transformed by BIOSPHERE album cover Studio Album, 1998
4.00 | 1 ratings

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Biosphere and Deathprod: Nordheim Transformed
Biosphere Progressive Electronic

Review by admireArt
Prog Reviewer

— First review of this album —
4 stars Two Norwegian artists remodeling a third.

The third in question is Arne Nordheim and both parties, Geir Jenssen (BIOSPHERE) and Helge Sten (DEATHPROD), render their reinterpretations to Nordheim's material "Electric". (originally recorded in late 60s/early 70s). The artists take turns in presenting us with their reinterpretations of this work.

The original score is respected to the point of recognition, but these "transformations" are in themselves full of sonic proposals that offer new directions in the whole scope of the original "Electric" music.

So we get an almost one and one understanding of the original project. And their respective languages serve the purpose of encompassing both approaches without direct collaborations as far as the scarce liner notes depict.

Music wise, both musicians are distinguishable between each other, so as each track goes by, it refreshes the concept from scratch, without losing thread of this as a single effort project.

Ambiental, experimental, contemporary and daringly attractive. A perfect introduction to three Norwegian electronic musicians at their best.

****4.5 PA stars! Slow and mesmerizing!

 Substrata by BIOSPHERE album cover Studio Album, 1997
3.96 | 10 ratings

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Substrata
Biosphere Progressive Electronic

Review by admireArt
Prog Reviewer

4 stars Geir Jenssen emerges to light!

In that not so distant "Ambient Music" planet, Geir Jenssen a.k.a. BIOSPHERE, is quiet known and respected. And as far as they tell "Substrata" (the 1997 release, which will later be added entirely to the "Sustrata2/Man With a Movie Camera" 2001, 2 cd album), was Biosphere's turning point. It even caught the attention of electronic/ambient pioneer Brian Eno, which of course made everyone else turn their heads and listen.

It takes no genius to figure out this is "game". The music itself, although confined in the "ambient" tagging, offers a taste of this musician's "trade", up to that point in his career and shows him as a mature "clean thought" electronic music experimentalist.

Now, all of this would be senseless, if it lacked song writing to match things up. "Substrata" is completely inspired in that regard. The music blends many ways of expression into single songs, unconnected with each other. With brushes of dark symphonics, plenty of attractive electronic environments, down to earth tape recordings, hypnotic lo-fi acoustic guitar melodies (Shoegaze-like), with intense and deep choirs and unintelligible voices here and there. All lightly threaded into huge musical structures in contrast to the minimal ones. But above all it is a great Prog/Electronic album, which offers to this genre a "new" OWN language musician, which we all know are so scarce.

****4 + my review, PA stars. Welcome to this machine!

 Patashnik 2 by BIOSPHERE album cover Studio Album, 2014
4.05 | 2 ratings

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Patashnik 2
Biosphere Progressive Electronic

Review by admireArt
Prog Reviewer

4 stars Everybody is entitled to have their own "space travelling" album, or at least song.

"Biosphere" a.k.a. Geir Jenssen's music has been somehow closer to earth, so to speak, in comparison to this 1992-1994 composed music, later released in 2014, "PATASHNIK 2" album.

It itself, has all the elements to be named "space-electronics", the art cover makes it quiet obvious in fact. Although it is far from being an all "ambient space music" project, in its usual understanding and considering of course, the subtle minimal lines this musician usually works with, this is "Biosphere's" trip to the stars record.

Attractive melody lines, unusual straight forward "drum boxes" , a sexy female voice in off, narrating and questioning here and there, the whole purpose of these cosmic voyages, while all the "atmospheric music" spirals around the lo-fi "trance-dance" electronics. This turn of events brings this project closer to the synth-rock/pop era of people like Gary Numan, Enigma, J.M. Jarre or even Brian Eno. But of course these are only references when it comes to musical language. Geir Jenssen's own way of expression, makes it all quiet clear that this is his OWN "rocket" to the stars.

If you are not set off by "drum boxes" (there are plenty, but not over the top), and of course belong to the selected few who enjoy Progressive/Electronics, this "Patashnik 2" is quiet a thrill, and low-key enough to always be surprising. As far as me, I've enjoyed it throughly and constantly, therefore ****4 PA stars!

 The Fires Of Ork 2 (with Pete Namlook) by BIOSPHERE album cover Studio Album, 2000
3.50 | 2 ratings

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The Fires Of Ork 2 (with Pete Namlook)
Biosphere Progressive Electronic

Review by colorofmoney91
Prog Reviewer

3 stars The sequel outshines the prequel by a longshot.

The first album from this collaborative duo was very boring to say the least. Fortunately, both Biosphere and Pete Namlook have been given enough time to mature as composers and reflect on what went wrong before. The primitive rave-influenced ambient techno has been traded in for an ethereal organic atmosphere that is deeply enlightening. The Fires of Ork 2 also trades in the dark moodiness of the previous collaborative effort for a bright and shiny, optimistic sound.

The Fires of Ork 2 is much more laid-back and ambient than the first installment, staying firmly at mid-tempo until the finale (more on that in a minute). The album opens on a perfect note with "In Heaven" which is appropriately ethereal and celestial with floating ambient soundscapes like clouds, lightly plucked harp chords, and soft breathy female vocals that are nothing short of angelic enough to put the manliest of men into a deep slumber. "Sky Lounge" is another beauty, featuring steady smooth jazz-ish drums with soft synth melodies and distant piano all strung together in a breezy ambient bliss, very reminiscent of the soft interlude portion of the song "Sanzen" by Dredg only extended for nearly 10 minutes.

This album does have its drawbacks though. One of the problems from the previous collaboration is still present on this album: the random manly spoken word segments. They're short, but grate on my ears like a German robotic cheese grater unfittingly walking through a blissful angelic garden. It serves no purpose other than to annoy, and that is certainly does very well. The biggest problem, though, is the finale track "Nouvelles Machines", which is a very subdued ambient minimal techno track that completely eschews the beauty of each previous track on the entire album, being sure of itself that it has absolutely no business hanging among the bunch. It's like eating an apple until you take the very last bite and discover a large rotting worm only in that 1-inch segment. It's an upsetting end to an otherwise pleasant journey.

The Fires of Ork 2 is a huge improvement on the previous collaborative effort between Biosphere and Pete Namlook, but it still isn't perfect. Regardless, this is still a worthwhile listen that is mostly profoundly beautiful. However, there are much better albums in Biosphere's discography that are more worth the money.

 The Fires Of Ork (with Pete Namlook) by BIOSPHERE album cover Studio Album, 1993
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The Fires Of Ork (with Pete Namlook)
Biosphere Progressive Electronic

Review by colorofmoney91
Prog Reviewer

— First review of this album —
2 stars A subpar display of ambient techno and full-on ambient.

This album between Biosphere and Pete Namlook, one of the most famous and prolific electronic music collaborators, is an album that I can only call mediocre. The Fires of Ork is a collection of tracks that are either spacey ambient tracks or primitive ambient techno a la downgraded Microgravity. Regardless of which style is being heard, the music is unimaginative and bland, which is unfortunate considering the stature of these two musicians. The techno tracks are mid-tempo romps of '90s danceclubs, and are much less atmospheric and interesting than the similar and more successful execution of the same style on Biosphere's debut. The ambient tracks are slightly cinematic but develop into absolutely nothing and are far longer than necessary.

Pete Namlook is honestly an artist that I've never been a fan of, but I had my hopes up that Biosphere's usual wonder would save the day, but this seems to be a collaboration where both artists offered up their worst and previously scrapped ideas to create an album that sounds cheap and derivative -- kind of like the results of building a house entirely out of driftwood, scrap metal, and rusty nails. The worst part of the album, though, are the short samples of echoed German spoken word that really serves no purpose except to make this album sound like either Kraftwerk or Rammstein were somehow on board (they weren't).

Out of the five tracks on The Fires of Ork, exactly two tracks stand out to me, and they are both the unimaginative techno tracks. The title track starts off somewhat promising with a spacey synth melody that eventually is pushed along by trademark techno thumping, which is all fine until the 7-minute mark is reached and it becomes supremely annoying. "Talk to the Stars" is an improvement, though, starting off with a lightly atmospheric spacey synth backdrop that is ominous and enticing that eventually becomes more forceful until the trademark techno thumping kicks in yet again. It's a bit more of a open sounding track that has a nice acoustic piano melody that is both beautiful and unsettling but doesn't quite save it from being derivative.

The Fires of Ork is definitely not a standout in Biosphere's discography, and really isn't very interesting in the broad scope of electronic music available in the world, but I'd imagine it makes for a fairly exciting addition to the collection of Pete Namlook collectors.

Thanks to Ricochet for the artist addition.

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