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Interviewing Jean-Michel Jarre


Electronic music pioneer Jean-Michel Jarre releases OXYMORE, his 22nd studio album and conceptually his most ambitious and groundbreaking to date. 

OXYMORE is the first commercial release of this scale which fully utilizes multichannel and binaural sound (spatial 3D), with Jarre not just producing, but also composing and recording and mixing in audio 360 in the “Innovation” studios of Radio France. It is also a homage to the late French composer Pierre Henry.

Jean-Michel Jarre has always been a futurist in his field. Throughout his illustrious career, the composer, performer, producer and cultural ambassador has continued to break new ground with his music and his mastery of creative innovation. Jarre’s current catalogue, which now includes 22 studio albums, has generated sales of more than 85 million worldwide to date and earned him countless awards and nominations.

In this interview, with Jean-Michel Jarre. We chat in depth about creating ‘Oxymore’ his brand new album project in Binaural Audio, the metaverse, augmented reality and loads of production tips along the way!

Grahame Farmer

Grahame Farmer’s love affair with electronic music goes back to the mid-90s when he first began to venture into the UK’s beloved rave culture, finding himself interlaced with some of the country’s most seminal club spaces. A trip to dance music’s anointed holy ground of Ibiza in 1997 then cemented his sense of purpose and laid the foundations for what was to come over the next few decades of his marriage to the music industry.

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