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Tromsø, Norway

Biosphere is the main recording name of Geir Jenssen (born 1962 in Tromsø, Norway), a musician who has released a notable catalog of ambient electronic music. He is well known for his “” then “” styles, and his use of music loops and peculiar samples from sci-fi sources. His track “Novelty Waves” was used for the 1995 Levi’s ad campaign. His 1997 album Substrata is generally seen as one of the all-time classic ambient albums. Before launching Biosphere, Jenssen was a member of the Norwegian dream pop band Bel Canto. Bel Canto released records on the Belgium-based label Crammed Discs.

Some tracks are freely downloadable on Biosphere’s website.


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  • Tranceroute

    18 Dec 6:42pm Reply
  • iMurk

    The winter is back and so is Biosphere!

    5 Dec 10:07pm Reply
  • Xhi

    neat new pics

    26 Nov 11:40am Reply
  • kajuga

    Night_Driver thanks a lot! Insane performance, Africa in the middle of sunny day, strange guy in the background pouring tea. That's not what you imagine when you think about Biosphere concert :)

    21 Oct 12:14am Reply
  • Skittles-90

    Thanks Night_ Driver! It sure feels weird seeing Geir in a desert setting.

    13 Oct 6:12pm Reply
  • Minasti_7

    Cualquiera hace esos sonidos en FL Studio .-. Primera vez que lo oigo, me quedo solo con "Poa Alpina" pero igual la malogro con el piano -.- , de no ser por eso, la tonada ambient hubiera sido epica :(

    2 Oct 6:39am Reply
  • Night_Driver Interesting collaboration between Biosphere and Moroccan artists representing traditional desert music called Gnawa. Boiler Room session in Marrakesh, Morocco.

    1 Oct 8:21pm Reply
  • why-am-i-here

    some of the best ambient around

    30 Sep 4:20pm Reply
  • darkCcomedy

    Very good music , Listen to Laika

    4 Sep 10:38am Reply
  • Carpe4Diem

    Чудесен, слушая его, реально ощущаешь себя замурованным внутри айсберга, либо же шагающим по бескрайним ледяным просторам под северное сияние на сиреневом небе.

    29 Aug 7:57pm Reply
  • Tranceroute

    check up renovated GJ group for last info and most full and colorful biography. join.

    29 Jul 6:41am Reply
  • lotus-92

    such calming music

    29 Jun 9:01pm Reply
  • Tranceroute

    Over 1 000 scrobbles of Substrata I have for now :o

    27 Jun 7:14am Reply
  • BreakfastPills

    This is really a cool thing we humans got going on here on planet Earth with Biosphere.

    25 Jun 9:23pm Reply
  • kajuga

    Biosphere released new track, 10min long Das Subharchord. It was recorded on famous german synthesizer, which typical sound had huge impact on 'elektronische musik' back in 1950'. Nonetheless it's much more than only interesting historical curiosity, especially in the second part of a track.

    21 Jun 12:52pm Reply
  • sabrage

    @smwxs: Listen to Patashnik 2.

    15 Jun 8:00pm Reply
  • smwxs

    as much as I love Substrata, there is something about Microgravity that I cannot find in any other album and it keeps me coming back to it.

    14 Jun 4:57am Reply
  • Tranceroute

    ок. не ходил даже на его стр.

    27 May 11:21am Reply
  • Nextdoorscream

    Tranceroute, дроп, в любой EDM, это резкий переход трека к самой интенсивной, энергичной части. Обычно с характерным "выбросом" бита, вступлением основных басовых/мелодических линий и т.д. Так что с этой точки зрения подобная музыка - сплошное интро. А т.к. она слушает Биосфер, и он аж на 4-ом месте, то это исключительно ироничного толка шутка.

    27 May 8:42am Reply
  • Tranceroute

    shephard_advis, поясни

    25 May 4:45am Reply
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