In this exclusive video, discover the evolution of electronic music technology with a true pioneer – Jean-Michel Jarre. More on this feature at:http://www.native-instruments.com/jea…
Watch Jean-Michel discuss how his unique artistic journey mirrors the development of music technology, from the early machines like the seminal EMS VCS 3 up to RAZOR and MONARK.
Find out how over 40 years of synth history informed his new album – Electronica, and hear a legend share his thoughts on technology’s future.
Jean-Michel Jarre feat. Tangerine Dream – “Zero Gravity”
Jean-Michel Jarre – “Oxygène Part 6”
Jean-Michel Jarre feat. Boys Noize – “The Time Machine”
Jean-Michel Jarre feat. Vince Clark – ”Automatic”
Jean-Michel Jarre feat. Air – “Close Your Eyes”
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Pictures used with the kind permission of the Institut national de l’audiovisuel (INA) and Aero Productions.
Jean-Michel Jarre has now released his first album in eight years, Electronica 1: The Time Machine.
The album is the first half of a double-album of collaborations with other electronic music artists, with the second half set for release the spring of 2016.
The project was conceived with Jarre’s desire to explore the history of electronic music in his lifetime, with the participation of electronic music artists of different generations.
Jarre has collaborated with 30 artists for the two-part release. The first installment, Electronica 1: The Time Machine, features:
- M83’s Anthony Gonzalez (“Glory”)
- Air (“Close Your Eyes”)
- Gesaffelstein (“Conquistador”)
- The Who’s Pete Townshend (“Travelator Part 1”)
- Depeche Mode/Erasure’s Vince Clarke (“Automatic Part 1-2”)
- Little Boots’ Victoria Hesketh (“If…!”)
- Massive Attack’s 3D (“Watching You”)
- Fuck Buttons (“Immortals”)
- Moby (“Suns Have Gone”)
- Laurie Anderson (“Rely on Me”)
- Dutch producer Armin van Buuren (“Stardust”)
- German forerunners Tangerine Dream (“Zero Gravity”)
- Boys Noize (“The Time Machine”)
- John Carpenter (“A Question of Blood”)
Cassical pianist Lang Lang (“The Train and the River”)
Electronic music icon Jarre invites us into his Paris studio to talk us through his new collaboration with Air. Get the full story of Jarre’s first album in eight years, and see more of his studio, in the latest issue of Future Music: http://bit.ly/FMU297
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Sequenced parts done on Cubase 5 then audio mixdown passed to Roland SP-404.
Kurzweil K2000 connected via Midi to Roland JV-2080 fully expanded + Roland V-Synth XT
Get the chance to participate in the «Zoolook Revisited» album! You can submit your tracks until October, 31 here: soundhunters.tv/contest. Then JM Jarre will personally choose the 6 best ones which will be released within a collaborative tribute album.
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Jean-Michel Jarre today announced the full details of his upcoming albumElectronica 1: The Time Machine, which features Jarre’s work with fifteen collaborators.
Electronica 1 ranges from work with newer artists like Gesaffelstein andLittle Boots, to songs with electronic music veterans such as 3D of Massive Attack and Moby, and fellow electronic music pioneers Tangerine Dream and John Carpenter. The album offers Jarre’s personal vision of electronic music over the decades.
The track listing for Electronica 1: The Time Machine is:
1) The Time Machine (JMJ & Boys Noize)
2) Glory (JMJ & M83)
3) Close your eyes (JMJ & AIR)
4) Automatic (part 1) (JMJ & Vince Clarke)
5) Automatic (part 2) (JMJ & Vince Clarke)
6) If..! (JMJ & Little Boots)
7) Immortals (JMJ & Fuck Buttons)
8) Suns have gone (JMJ & Moby)
9) Conquistador (JMJ & Gesaffelstein)
10) Travelator (part 2) (JMJ & Pete Townshend)
11) Zero Gravity (JMJ & Tangerine Dream)
12) Rely on me (JMJ & Laurie Anderson)
13) Stardust (JMJ & Armin van Buuren)
14) Watching you (JMJ & 3D (Massive Attack))
15) A question of blood (JMJ & John Carpenter)
16) The train & the river (JMJ & Lang Lang)
Electronica is a two volume project with 30 Collaborators in total. The first volume will be released October 16 (but can be pre-ordered now via iTunes and Amazon, withVolume 2 to come in Spring 2016.
Jean-Michel Jarre has released a sneak preview of his collaboration with Vince Clarke, Automatic.
The teaser is the latest preview for Jarre’s ‘E-Project’ (working title), a new album conceived to encompass the last few decades of electronic music, with the participation of several generations of artists.
The album features 16 different collaborators, including the so far revealed M83,Tangerine Dream, Gesaffelstein, 3D from Massive Attack and Vince Clarke.
JMJ released the music video for Glory, a collaboration with fellow FrenchmanAnthony Gonzalez (M83). The video explores how we often glorify the absurd.
Here’s what director Lisa Paclet has to say about the video:
“When I listened to ‘Glory,’ I was struck by the lyrics ‘We could never have it all.’ That to me crystallized a very contemporary feeling of impotence. Jean-Michel Jarre told me he wanted the video to be ‘dark and sunny,’ so I opted for a slightly sardonic take on the concept of glory.
I wanted to glorify useless action though a series of absurd sports, preformed by athletes that run after unreachable, constantly shifting goals.
As the clip progresses the athletes subtly rebel against their pointless task, either though deliberate action of failure, breaking the repetitive cycle to which they are constrained. Their failures reveal a breach of humanity, which ricochets within the public; who in turn reacts in a progressively entropic fashion.”
Music video by Jean-Michel Jarre, M83 performing Glory. (C) 2015 Music Affair Entertainment Ltd. under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment Germany GmbH
This video features Jean-Michel Jarre discussing his upcoming collaboration with the late Edgar Froese & Tangerine Dream on a new EP, Zero Gravity
Music video by Jean-Michel Jarre, Tangerine Dream performing Jean-Michel Jarre with Tangerine Dream Track Story. (C) 2015 Music Affair Entertainment Ltd. under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment Germany GmbH