Althought it seemed inevitable, this is one of those post I’d prefer not to write. Francisco Rico, also know as Paco or Fran passed away last night after a terrible and long illness. Probably the more veterans in this website remembers Paco. He was the “daddy” of this great family popularly known as Fairlight Jarre, […]
– Tell us about you… Who is Tim Hüfken? I am a wildly energetic guy who who likes martial arts (like boxing, tai chi and kung fu), crazy dancing, making jokes, spirituality and philosophy and various styles of music. Did I mention pretty ladies? I have a not so standard view on life and I […]
Over all these years Jean Michel Jarre has stated its desire to offer a concert in Australia. Last year these rumors about a possible Australian concert took renewed force when Jarre made a visit to Perth. The musician made several statements in which he remarked his desire to give a concert in Perth that will even serve to showcase his new album. As usual, rumors of the concert in Perth were forgotten until today, March 1st: According oneperth.com, Jean Michel Jarre could make a concert at […]
Many of the musicians of our Forum are featured in the February number of Future Music magazine, in its spanish edition. The magazine contains a CD with 16 compositions of our musicians, with additional infos as gear used on every track. The musicians featured in the CD are: – A.J ESPINAL – ALIDAN – COSMIC […]
Cliff Hewitt, the drummer from Apollo 440, joined Jean Michel Jarre in his concerts in Paris in 1998: Nuit Electronique and iMac Night. Cliff was so kind to give us this interesting interview where he talk about his work with Jarre. Thank you, Cliff!
We are not talking about a new “Rarities” release from Jean Michel Jarre, but we are talking about some archives appeared on the Internet in the past few days. Here we can find an unique video of Samuel Hobo singing the early Jarre tune “Zig Zag Dance”, surrounded by a bunch of girls dancing along […]
The french label Rhino, from Warner Music, has released a compilation of film music in a 4 CD box titled “Soundtrack Maniac”. Here, among other artists as Mike Oldfield, John Barry, Ennio Morricone, etc, we can find Jean Michel Jarre with his track “Les Granges Brulees (Generique”). Here is the complete tracklist. This box is […]
Disques Dreyfus through digital download web Qobuz, released last October 21 new editions of Studio Masters (sound files taken directly from the mixing console, high quality, sampled at 24 bit/96 kHz. ) of the albums “Oxygene”, “Equinoxe” and “Magnetic Fields”. This release (which was announced months ago in Fairlight Jarre) follows the path opened by the Studio Master edition of the album “Rarities”. The price of these digital downloads ranging from 11 to 14 euros. More info here on the website of Qobuz.
We all remember the Irish group The Corrs. Sharon Corr was one of the members of The Corrs, who did a collaboration with Jean Michel Jarre in the track “Rendez-Vous à Paris”, part of the album “Metamorphoses”. Sharon now has a succesfull solo career with his latest album “Dream of You”. She has been kind enough to give this interview to Fairlight Jarre; we hope you enjoy it.
In late 2008 we talked about the release of a new biography of Jean-Michel Jarre, published in France: “Jean Michel Jarre, Le Magicien du son et de la lumère”, by Cöetquen Editions. Well, next October 28th will be launched in France the second edition of this book, updated through 2011 and the concert in Monaco. “Before the Oxygene album come out, only some people were interested on synthesizers, and in what was called electro-acoustic music. With Oxygene, […]