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)

Jarre gives his first concert in Saudi Arabia 23 September 2018

Jean-Michel Jarre gives on 23th September 2018 in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia. This will be the first time men and women are together at a concert. The name of the concert is “The Green Concert”. No restransmission are planned for the moment. Musicians will be Claude Samard and Jérôme Gueguen and will last 1 hour and 45 minutes. Tickets are here. Edit 21.09.2018 … Continue reading Jarre gives his first concert in Saudi Arabia 23 September 2018

Electronic Soundmaker on Zoolook – March 1985

The opera is more of an art form of the 19th Century than the 20th Century and today the opera makers are probably Spielberg or George Lucas rather than musicians. Also, I had a feeling that you could use vocals in other ways than just the traditional song rather like the opera used to use voices in a musical piece. I tried to think of … Continue reading Electronic Soundmaker on Zoolook – March 1985

Jarre’s new album “Heart of Noise” = #electronica

Originally posted on DOUBLE LOUD:
Composer, producer, musician and pioneer of electronic music #Jean Michel Jarre released new album with his E-project Electronica under No.2 “Heart of Noise”. Only one word for me describe this impressive content of album and Jarre´s  magic or art ability to complet all album collaborators. One word – marked simply #electronica. This is maybe shortest music review ever… The Heart of Noise, Pt. 1… Continue reading Jarre’s new album “Heart of Noise” = #electronica

Electronica World Tour mention on the Guardian website

Until this summer, the electronic pioneer hadn’t played live in the UK for five years: following a handful of festival appearances, he takes to the arenas in support of his two-volume album of collaborations, Electronica. His performances might be scaled down a little from the days when every live event he played seemed to attract record-breaking crowds, but judging by the videos of his appearances … Continue reading Electronica World Tour mention on the Guardian website