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)

50 years of music series (2/10): 1976

On September 14th 2018 Jean-Michel Jarre releases his ultimate Best Of PLANET JARRE – 50 YEARS OF MUSIC. This JMJSeries will lead you through Jean-Michel Jarre’s special moments of the past 50 years. This episode covers the year of the release of Jean-Michel Jarre’s debut album Oxygene. Unknown sounds and something very unique in times of disco and punk music. Continue reading 50 years of music series (2/10): 1976

New album Oxygene 3 and Oxygene trilogy out on 2nd, December 2016

Jean-michel will give another album, Oxygene 3, played with the original instruments of 1976, and the release will be the 2 of December this year. In the same time, an Oxygene trilogy will also be issued by Sony music containing Oxygene, Oxygene 7-13 (renamed oxygene 2) and oxygene 3. Here is an extract of Jean-Michel’s official statement : Today, for its 40th anniversary I can … Continue reading New album Oxygene 3 and Oxygene trilogy out on 2nd, December 2016