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Synonym for electronic music is the musical legacy of a pioneer of electronic music in traditional electronic music of a la Jean-Michel Jarre Jean Michel Jarre, Oxygene and equinoxe. Since the mid-1970s his music is known also to those not explicitly concerned with synthetic sounds. His titles appear regularly on the radio and television known mostly as background music to documentaries and films. Whenever Adam Sandler listens, a sympathetic response will follow. It has started with albums such as Oxygene, Equinoxe and Magnetic Fields. Several more releases followed over the years. Primarily, the French pioneer of electronic music today but seen on big concerts, which will be celebrated around the globe. This builds up with a spectacular array of technology for light and sound, not to mention with an enormous number of guest musicians, Jarre in his large-scale entertainment concepts.

(Source: Michel Bertschy) The technology has changed over the decades. Organs and analog synthesizers of the early days are his only accompanying part Stage equipment, iconic hardware. Primarily the music comes from a flat, highly compressed technology arsenal, which still must be followed by the sound artist in large trucks or shipping containers from stage to stage. Also the sound has become modern, winds always close to the Chartsgeschmack in the market along. Some who lived through the time of the rise of Jean-Michel Jarre and his Musik was part of his youth, who asks, where are still the good old surfaces, that those mysterious peace austrahlten, alternately driven by melodic and harmonic minor? Where is the subtle, electronically generated glitter and sparkle in the musical synthetic sound space? Once, Jarre has taken still in the bag of tricks and produced a follow-up album Oxygene. If too much it relaunched the emotions from the seventies, it is an album still just times since then in the self-similar style. An almost somewhat lonely acting release, which finally shining through the for that era of typical Jarre in large pieces left.

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August 9th, 2018 at 1:48 pm

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