Carbon based lifeforms

This article is about a music group. For other uses, see Lifeform (disambiguation). For the biochemical term, see Carbon-based life.
Carbon Based Lifeforms
Carbon Based Lifeforms performing at Cosmonova, 2009.
Background information
Origin Gothenburg, Sweden
Genres Ambient, Downtempo, Psybient, Chill out
Years active 1996 - present
Labels Ultimae Records
Associated acts Notch
Website
Members Johannes Hedberg
Daniel Segerstad

Carbon Based Lifeforms (also known as CBL) is a Swedish ambient music duo formed in 1996 in Gothenburg, Sweden by Johannes Hedberg and Daniel Segerstad ( Ringström).

History

Hedberg and Segerstad initially formed CBL as a side project to the band Notch in 1996. As Notch, they released The Path in 1998. As time went by, CBL became their main focus. The first releases by CBL were made on the old mp3.com in 1998.

Carbon Based Lifeforms signed on with Ultimae Records in 2002. They have released five albums (Hydroponic Garden, World of Sleepers, Interloper, VLA, Twentythree) and one EP (Irdial).

CBL has always been open for collaboration with other composers and musicians. For instance, they teamed up with Magnus Birgersson (Solar Fields) in 1999 to write the music for the Swedish dancer Olof Persson's performance "Fusion".[1]

On 27 and 28 November 2009, CBL performed live at Cosmonova, the combination ImaxDome/digital planetarium, at the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm. Visuals for the concert were produced by Cosmonova's Astronomer/Program Producer, Tom Callen.

Music style

The goal of CBL is "to combine earth and space in fine-tuned, but still solid, musical visions, seldom forgetting the irreplaceable TB-303".[1]

Discography

Studio albums

Extended plays

  • Irdial (2008)

References

External links

  • Carbon Based Lifeforms official site
  • discography at MusicBrainz
  • Carbon Based Lifeforms´ discography on Discogs
  • Ultimae Records Website
    • Carbon Based Lifeforms biography
  • last.fm
  • Article on divedivedive.org
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