Oxygène online review by Magnetic Magazine (2013)

Probably considered an early electronic-music classic, this album is a longtime favorite of mine that still gets playing time. I mean this as the utmost in compliments: This album is very French sounding. Very easy to get lost in. Very textural. Often words can’t capture the magic of music, and this is a good example of that. I can’t describe it well—just give it a … Continue reading Oxygène online review by Magnetic Magazine (2013)

Oxygène: “6-part epic” review by The vinyl review (2013)

Released in 1977 on Polydor Records (2310 555), Oxygene cemented Jarre’s place at the top of the electronic scene. Probably the most famous of the tracks is Oxygene Part IV, everyone’s heard it – even if they’re unaware it’s Jarre. It’s a bit like how people say they’ve not heard anything by Tangerine Dream but they’ve heard the theme from Streethawk. Read more… Continue reading Oxygène: “6-part epic” review by The vinyl review (2013)