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Biosphere / Namlook - The Fires of Ork 1 & 2


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#1 purlieu

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Posted 13 June 2018 - 03:26 AM

Latest reissue on Biophon, a very long-awaited 2CD set of the two albums Geir recorded with Pete Namlook in the '90s. Not remastered as he said the originals sound perfect as they are.

 

https://firesofork.b...he-fires-of-ork

 

Official release date is the 22nd but mine's shipped already.



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Posted 13 June 2018 - 04:17 PM

Oh nice, have had the digital on my want list for ages but will definitely get the CD reissue. Thanks for the tip.

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 05:08 AM

Some of this hasn't aged too well.



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Posted 14 June 2018 - 09:06 AM

Noice, this is probably my favorite Namlook collab.

 

Some of this hasn't aged too well.

 

I guess I know what you mean. It has the distinctive early 90s intelligent techno feel with stereotypical Bladerunner samples and everything but I still love the whole thing. Early Biosphere has a certain atmosphere that I haven't really heard replicated by anybody else.



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Posted 14 June 2018 - 10:16 AM

I think it's aged fine. I mean it's definitely of its era, but it still sounds good.

 

Really hoping the two HIA / Namlook albums come out on a similar set at some point - I think Bobby is considering it.

 

And then to complete the triptych, the two Biosphere / HIA albums.



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Posted 14 June 2018 - 11:04 AM

I think it's aged fine. I mean it's definitely of its era, but it still sounds good.

Really hoping the two HIA / Namlook albums come out on a similar set at some point - I think Bobby is considering it.

And then to complete the triptych, the two Biosphere / HIA albums.


Out on digital on Bobby’s bandcamp.

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 01:29 PM

Been enjoying all the HIA stuff off his Bandcamp recently. Wasn’t familiar with any of it before.

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 02:59 PM

 

I think it's aged fine. I mean it's definitely of its era, but it still sounds good.

Really hoping the two HIA / Namlook albums come out on a similar set at some point - I think Bobby is considering it.

And then to complete the triptych, the two Biosphere / HIA albums.


Out on digital on Bobby’s bandcamp.

 

 

Aye - though I recommended a 2CD set to him on Facebook a few weeks back and he replied saying good idea. The originals, as with so many FAX releases, cost a fortune so it'd be nice to get an affordable set, like this Fires of Ork release and the Dark Side of the Moog boxes.

 

 

Shit, I just realised, I don't know whether to put The Fires of Ork in the Biosphere section or the Namlook section of my CD collection when it comes.


Edited by purlieu, 14 June 2018 - 03:02 PM.


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Posted 14 June 2018 - 04:01 PM

Been enjoying all the HIA stuff off his Bandcamp recently. Wasn’t familiar with any of it before.


It’s all stellar.

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Posted 14 June 2018 - 04:18 PM

Such an underrated musician. Freefloater is one of my favourite IDM records. A touch of Tri Repetae in it, I always found.