Shenzhou

Ultimae records

BIOSPHERE | Shenzhou (Biophon Records) – 2xCD/LP

Shenzhou

BIOSPHERE
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 ” “Shenzhou”, aside from being the name of the Chinese manned-spaceflight vehicles, means “magic vessel”, and I can’t imagine a more apt description for Geir Jenssen’s latest excursion into ambient deep listening. After following an Aphexian trajectory with his releases on Apollo, the ambient sublabel of Belgium’s R&S; Records, Jenssen veered from the padded sci-fi-inspired techno of Microgravity and Patashnik with 1997’s Substrata, a genre-defining exploration of drifting soundscapes. Substrata remains for many the album that perfectly expresses the serenity and intensity of Arctic wildernesses, a landscape Jenssen knows intimately, having spent much of his life in the Norwegian Arctic Circle. (…) 

Paul Cooper | Pitchfork