“IT’S IMPORTANT THAT WE WATCH THOSE WHO ARE WATCHING US!”
This cautionary statement from Jean-Michel Jarre during the fabled French synthesist’s worldwide Electronica Tour introduces a concert segment lauding the controversial crusade of American CIA whistleblower/refugee Edward Snowden.
Mulling music’s complex societal bond, Jarre says electronic artists working on the cutting edge of technology understand its potential for widespread abuse. Acting on that knowledge is a matter of conscience, the maestro reasons. Jarre featured in n°73 of Progression Magazine.