Carbon Based Lifeforms are a Swedish electronic music duo formed in 1996 in Gothenburg by Johannes Hedberg and Daniel Segerstad (né Ringström).
The pair were encouraged to produce their own music by musician and producer Mikael Lindqvist, who had previously worked with them under the name Bassment Studios, followed by a group named Notch. As Notch, they explored electronic dance music and released one track, a remix of "What Would You Think" by Mourning After. Hedberg and Segerstad turned towards ambient music after the former's sister had picked up Orgship (1994) by Solar Quest which quickly became a favourite of theirs and influenced the two to make similar music. After some tracks were put together still under the Notch moniker, the duo wished to explore the genre further with focus towards drones, chill-out, and ambient music elements. This chosen direction led to the formation of Carbon Based Lifeforms i…Read more on Wikipedia