A Conversation with Jean-Michel Jarre by Neil Clarke in Clarkesworld Magazine (2019)

For some, science fiction has a sound. A notion of which I was reminded when an opportunity to meet French electronic music pioneer, Jean-Michel Jarre, presented itself in December. It can be argued that no other genre of music better represents what I hear in my mind as the soundtrack for space, science fiction, and the future. How could I say no? In 1976, Jean-Michel … Continue reading A Conversation with Jean-Michel Jarre by Neil Clarke in Clarkesworld Magazine (2019)

Interview to Classic Pop (2019)

To Infinity and Beyond: Jean-Michel Jarre interview An icon of electronica who’s staged some of the most impressive live shows of all time, Jean-Michel Jarre is still looking to the future – and fine-tuning his new album in mid-air in a jet plane… He came to fame in 1976 with the multi-million-selling Oxygène and has since been unofficially hailed as the ‘Godfather Of Electronica’. More … Continue reading Interview to Classic Pop (2019)

Interview: Jean-Michel Jarre Dives Deep Into Equinoxe Infinity

If Klaus Schulze is the consigliere of electronic music, then Jean-Michel Jarre is surely the Godfather. The Lyon, France-born Jarre has racked up over 80 million album sales and counting internationally, with his analog-synth-centric 1976 album Oxygène generally acknowledged as having opened a wider door on the synthesizer revolution of the ’70s. JMJ, as he’s also known, further cemented his position with the 1978 sequencer-and-synth … Continue reading Interview: Jean-Michel Jarre Dives Deep Into Equinoxe Infinity

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”

JMJ on BBC about Artificial Intelligence (2018)

Data Ethics Monitoring Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation. Also Jean-Michel Jarre, Conservation Society Awards and a quantum compass. “I had a very interesting chat with the BBC that will air in the show at 8:32pm tonight. Not sure if it will be on exactly in that moment but should be shortly after otherwise. You can hear it either live, or after it has broadcast, … Continue reading JMJ on BBC about Artificial Intelligence (2018)