Biosphere ‎– The Senja Recordings

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Biophon Records ‎– BIO31LP
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Album
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Tracklist

A1 Skålbrekka 2:44
A2 Strandby 4:37
A3 Bergsbotn I 4:52
A4 Bjorvika 2:00
B1 Berg 8:42
B2 Kyle 1:13
B3 Fjølhøgget 4:50
B4 Stordjupta 3:10
C1 Bergsbotn II 3:56
C2 Bergsbotn III 3:12
C3 Lysbotn 5:28
C4 Straumen 1:00
C5 Steinfjord 2:47
D1 Gilberg 4:50
D2 Alteret 2:54
D3 Geatkejávri 2:47
D4 8:40

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Released in a gatefold cover. Bandcamp download card included.

A1: Field recording, November 17th 2015. Throwing ice onto a new frozen lake + Tara the dog.
A2: December 9th 2016. Roland System-100.
A3: Field recording, military snow shed, December 2016. A 300m long snow shed where the wind is blowing through the ventilation pipe towards the opening, sounding like a giant flute.
A4: Field recording, December 30th 2016. Rain and thunder as heard from inside a storage container.
B1: February 3rd 2017. Commissioned work for the Kåre Kivijärvi-exhibition, Henie Onstad, Oslo. Waldorf Blofeld.
B2: Field recording, Litjedalen, July 13th 2017. Below the mountain wall recording the reflections of a vuvuzela.
B3: July 6th 2017. OSCar + Yamaha FB-01.
B4: July 21st 2017. OSCar + VHF distress call.
C1: Field recording, military snow shed, August 9th 2017. Cambodian bamboo flute + Argeïphontes Lyre.
C2: Field recording, military snow shed, August 9th 2017. Vietnamese hand drum + Argeïphontes Lyre.
C3: Field recording, September 21st 2017. Finger tapping on a hydroelectric pipe. Contact microphones.
C4: Field recording, September 27th 2017. Transformer station.
C5: Field recording, November 22nd 2017. Wind in the wires. Restricted area. No admittance.
D1: August 31st 2018. MetaSynth + ARP Odyssey.
D2: Field recording, Mefjordvær, March 14th 2018. Reindeer high on the mountain + military plane.
D3: Field recording, Fjellfrøstvatnet, August 1st 2018. Thunder.
D4: December 13th 2018. Hydrophones + Waldorf Blofeld.

In memory of Knut Fjørtoft (1960-2017). For Lea, Johanna and Tara

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7090029003130
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A [Etched]): A BIO31LP pole·scapemastering
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B [Etched]): B BIO31LP pole·scapemastering
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C [Etched]): C BIO31LP pole·scapemastering ᴧ=
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D [Etched]): D BIO31LP pole·scapemastering
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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
BIO31D Biosphere The Senja Recordings(17xFile, FLAC, Album) Biophon Records BIO31D Norway 2019
BIO31CD Biosphere The Senja Recordings(CD, Album) Biophon Records BIO31CD Norway 2019 Sell This Version
BIO31D Biosphere The Senja Recordings(17xFile, AIFF, Album) Biophon Records BIO31D Norway 2019
BIO31D Biosphere The Senja Recordings(17xFile, WAV, Album) Biophon Records BIO31D Norway 2019
BIO31D Biosphere The Senja Recordings(17xFile, MP3, Album, 320) Biophon Records BIO31D Norway 2019

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andinoble

andinoble

June 7, 2019
A haunting, minimal, wind-blown drone-fest. Beautiful and disturbing, warm yet simultaneouly cold. Some of Zoviet*France´s albums immediately spring to mind, without any risk of plagiarism.

Simply wonderful.