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)

Jean-Michel talks at Amsterdam Dance Event 2018

Jean-Michel Jarre @ ADE, Amsterdam – 19/10/2018 – 14:00-14:45 Conference ADE Pro / ADE Sound Lab / Native Sessions: In Conversation with Jean-Michel Jarre Grammy nominated composer and electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre will be diving deep into his creative process. His wealth of knowledge traverses the worlds of ambient, electronica, film-scoring, and much more. An artist motivated by the urge to push boundaries, this … Continue reading Jean-Michel talks at Amsterdam Dance Event 2018

Jarre interviewed by Teamrock.com (extract)

With his futuristic, record-beating live shows and specialisation in prog-meets-electronica, the French composer, performer and music producer Jean-Michel Jarre talks to Prog. Jean-Michel Jarre’s collaboration on a track with ex-CIA “whistle blower” Edward Snowden has been grabbing the headlines as his new album Electronica 2: The Heart Of Noise emerges. It follows last year’s Electronica 1: The Time Machine. Like that album, which featured Pete … Continue reading Jarre interviewed by Teamrock.com (extract)

Gary Numan and Jean Michel Jarre discuss new project, Electronica 2

Gary Numan and Jean Michel Jarre have told Q they are working together on a new project. The Frenchman was on hand at yesterday’s (19 October) Q Awards In Association With Absolute Radio to hand over the baton as he presented Numan with the Q Innovation in Sound, presented by Sony Xperia award – the honour he won last year. And speaking together backstage, the … Continue reading Gary Numan and Jean Michel Jarre discuss new project, Electronica 2

The Guardian / Jarre: ‘All the people on my new album are geeks’

Pete Townshend, M83 and Fuck Buttons appear on the electronica pioneer’s latest studio project. He explains how he was ‘vampirised’ by the epic outdoor shows that made him famous. In a small room in the London office of his record label, Jean-Michel Jarre is explaining the exhausting-sounding business of making his new album, which he describes as “a four-year-long initiation journey”. Electronica 1: The Time … Continue reading The Guardian / Jarre: ‘All the people on my new album are geeks’

Mike Ragogna’s interview with Jarre about Electronica

Mike Ragogna: Bonjour, Jean-Michel! Doesn’t it seem like yesterday when you created your classic electronic album Oxygène? Jean-Michel Jarre: Absolutely. It’s true in a lifetime span, what it means when you are working and I think it’s true for everybody, whatever you do in that path of your life and it’s also true in the context of electronic music. I’ve been really privileged, being one … Continue reading Mike Ragogna’s interview with Jarre about Electronica

Jarre video interview to Kaput Magazine (13 October 2015)

He may have reached the ripe age of 67, but futurist French musician, composer and producer Jean Michel Jarre is far from being tired. The son of famous film composer Maurice Jarre (his father did the soundtracks for “Lawrence of Arabia” and “Doctor Zivago”), his early training came from Pierre Schaeffer in the early 70s, the period of Musique concrete. But Jean Michel would leave … Continue reading Jarre video interview to Kaput Magazine (13 October 2015)

Interview by Factmag (september 2015)

Jean-Michel Jarre doesn’t normally do things by halves. But that’s exactly what he’s up to when I meet him at his plush Paris pad in one of the city’s more opulent streets; situated in the 8th arrondissement, it’s a stone’s throw from the underpass where Princess Diana’s car crashed in 1997. By day, he meets members of the press to promote Electronica 1, and by night … Continue reading Interview by Factmag (september 2015)