Biosphere’s Geir Jenssen has long been one of ambient music’s most intriguing producers. His work falls somewhere between film music’s cinematic sweep and the rigorous focus of a psycho-acoustic experiment. Austere yet rich in detail, Biosphere albums inhabit a liminal space where the organic meets the synthetic and the familiar is juxtaposed with the alien to create new and unique sonic worlds. As it alternates between the lyrical and the minimal Jensson’s music always boasts a tactile mystery that is rare in the world of abstract electronica.
Born in 1962 Jenssen is based in Tromso, Norway. Tromso’s arctic climes can be felt in Jenssen’s often icy sound design. Initially inspired by Brian Eno’s ambient work and... Read More