Jarre awarded by French National audiovisual institute (INA)

Jean Michel Jarre was awarded by INA (National audiovisual institute) for his entire career and his contribution to french culture in electronic music. The prize was given by the president of INA, Agnes Saal at Palais of Tokyo, Paris, France the 16th of December, 2014. Continue reading Jarre awarded by French National audiovisual institute (INA)

Jean Michel Jarre receiving the MOJO Lifetime Achievement Award (06.2010)

The MOJO Lifetime Achievement Award Winner: Jean-Michel Jarre PA: “Jean-Michel Jarre is up there with Kraftwerk and Tangerine Dream as one of the real pioneers of electronic music. The difference is that Jarre has always thought on an epic scale. 1977’s Oxygène is a seminal album, but we also salute the experimentation of later work like Zoolook. Jean-Michel’s influence is incontestable and, for all his … Continue reading Jean Michel Jarre receiving the MOJO Lifetime Achievement Award (06.2010)

Gaspard Augé from Justice on Jarre and 70’s french electronic music

“There’s a very refreshing sincerity that contrasts with our times,” says Justice producer Gaspard Augé in the liner notes (read Jarre’s notes) for Cosmic Machine, a new compilation of experimental French electronic music. “Especially because these composers weren’t cool at the time. They were total geeks; they looked like math teachers with ponytails and bad glasses, or mad professors pent-up in their studios.” A direct … Continue reading Gaspard Augé from Justice on Jarre and 70’s french electronic music