Electronica 1 Review by Soundtrackdreams (10/2015)

My love for instrumental music didn’t start with film music. It evolved naturally into that but those of you who have read my thoughts over the past couple of years know that I have a soft spot for electronic music, preferably from the 80s. Before hearing Hans Zimmer’s magical sounds from that period, I started with iconic pioneers and artists like Mike Oldfield, Tangerine Dream … Continue reading Electronica 1 Review by Soundtrackdreams (10/2015)

Electricity Club ”Electronica Volume 1: A time machine” review

For the last eight years, French synthesist JEAN-MICHEL JARRE has mainly focused on his live work and reworking past glories, touring the world with a greatest hits set featuring most of the iconic pieces of equipment that were used on the holy trinity of albums he is most associated with – ‘Oxygène’, ‘Equinoxe’ and ‘Magnetic Fields’. Despite nearly pushing 70, the creative urge has sparked … Continue reading Electricity Club ”Electronica Volume 1: A time machine” review

“His most vibrant album in decades”

No one could ever mistake 67-year-old Jean-Michel Jarre for the hardest working man in pop, but his first album of new material since 2007’s disastrous Teo & Tea is an overdue reminder of what made him great in the first place.Loosely conceived as a cross-generational celebration of electronic music, every track here is a collaboration, with guests ranging from old timers Pete Townshend and Tangerine … Continue reading “His most vibrant album in decades”

Prog team rock insight on Electronica “most ambitious project”

First of 2 titles includes collaborations with biggest names in electronic music history Jean-Michel Jarre will launch latest album Electronica Part 1: The Time Machine next month – and he says it’s his “most ambitious project” to date. It features guest appearances from 15 artists across the electronic music spectrum, including the late Edgar Froese, Air, John Carpenter, Moby, M83 and 3D of Massive Attack. … Continue reading Prog team rock insight on Electronica “most ambitious project”