Jean-Michel Jarre’s ‘Electronica 1’ Traces 60 Years Of Electronic Music


Jean-Michel Jarre today 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.

Here’s the Jarre’s album trailer for Electronica 1: The Time Machine: Continue reading

Tangerine Dream Announces “Quantum Key’ EP (Audio Sneak Preview)

tangerine-dream-quantum-keyTangerine Dream has announced Quantum Key – a new EP by the new post-Froese TD linup of Thorsten Quaeschning, Ulrich Schnauss and Hoshiko Yamane.

Tangerine Dream founder Edgar Froese died Jan 20, 2015 from the effects of a pulmonary embolism.

The band says that ‘Quantum Key will be the vangaurd of the coming Quantum Gate album’.

Here’s an audio preview: Continue reading

Jean-Michel Jarre Announces Full Details of Electronica 1: The Time Machine

jean-michel-jarre-tangerine-dreamJean-Michel Jarre today announced the full details of his upcoming album Electronica 1: The Time Machine, which features Jarre’s work with fifteen collaborators.

Electronica 1 ranges from work with newer artists like Gesaffelstein and Little 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. Continue reading