In Conversation: Jean-Michel Jarre (2018)

Legends never die Welcome to In Conversation, the podcast dedicated to giving you an unparalleled look into electronic music’s greatest minds, both in the studio and beyond. We deconstruct their daily routines, fears, and quirks, showing you what makes them tick, and what exactly makes them so successful. From artists to managers, agents and promoters, these are the people who make it happen, pushing our … Continue reading In Conversation: Jean-Michel Jarre (2018)

Interview to Dancing Astronaut about Equinoxe Infinity

Jean-Michel Jarre embodies his mythical ‘Watchers,’ discusses the human relationship with AI and new album, ‘Equinoxe Infinity’ [Interview] Jean-Michel Jarre has released Equinoxe Infinity, 40 years after his fourth studio album, Equinoxe. Both albums are about “The Watchers,” creatures that look towards the future, speculating on what they might find. As an influence to Daft Punk, Gesaffelstein, and many more, Jarre is known as a pioneer in the electronic, … Continue reading Interview to Dancing Astronaut about Equinoxe Infinity

Festicket interview: “You have to create your own limitations”

Forty years ago the French composer and electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre released his landmark studio-album Equinoxe. Divided into two suites and eight parts, it built on the futuristic sounds of Oxygene, released two years earlier, and both have become cult classics along with their iconic artworks from visual artist Michel Granger. Soon after the release Equinoxe on Bastille Day, Jarre performed an arresting one-off … Continue reading Festicket interview: “You have to create your own limitations”

The Guardian interview: how we made Oxygène (2018)

‘Hi-fi shops played it as an example of state-of-the-art music. I didn’t tell them I made it with Sellotape in my kitchen’ I played in rock bands as a teenager and would use a tape machine my grandfather gave me to get processed sounds out of my guitar. During the French student uprisings of 1968, this felt like a way of being rebellious. I loved … Continue reading The Guardian interview: how we made Oxygène (2018)

Idolator: Coachella 2018: Jean-Michel Jarre On Electronica & New Projects

Jean-Michel Jarre: I actually have two different projects coming to celebrate the 50th anniversary of my career. So, we are doing something quite special. It’s a kind of “best of” with a lot of exciting things. I wanted to do it by myself. And then I’m going to put out a new album by the end of the year. The theme is artificial intelligence. I’m … Continue reading Idolator: Coachella 2018: Jean-Michel Jarre On Electronica & New Projects

JMJ interviewed by “Spotify for artists” (2018)

S4A talks to the legendary French electronic trailblazer as he prepares to kick off a rare US tour. The legendary Jean-Michel Jarre was one of the world’s first electronic music superstars. His 1976 smash hit album Oxygene put the French musician on the global stage, and remains a pillar of the electronic music canon. To date, Jarre has sold over 80 million albums, and he’s … Continue reading JMJ interviewed by “Spotify for artists” (2018)

Jean-Michel Jarre interview in EDM-DFW

April 5th 1986, something magical happened while a nation mourned the loss of the Space Shuttle Challenger crew. Jean-Michel Jarre set a Guinness Book of Records (at the time) for the largest “rock concert” in history. It happened in downtown Houston, Texas. With the skyscrapers of Space City as the background, Jean-Michel Jarre put on a light show that was ahead of it’s time for … Continue reading Jean-Michel Jarre interview in EDM-DFW