In Conversation

Jean-Michel Jarre

Episode Summary

Before the 2017 Grammy Awards, electronic music legend Jean-Michel Jarre stopped by dublab’s Analogue Players Club Program. The 30-minute chat that ensued spanned the rebellion of his early punk years, his staging of the world’s largest concert, and his ever deepening connection to Los Angeles, a city that has come to represent the life of his father, the composer Maurice Jarre. Join Slayron and Mitchell Brown as they take a revealing and enjoyable look into the life and work of a real trailblazer.

Episode Notes

Jean-Michel Jarre In Conversation with Slayron and Mitchell Brown

Before the 2017 Grammy Awards, electronic music legend Jean-Michel Jarre stopped by dublab’s Analogue Players Club Program. The 30-minute chat that ensued spanned the rebellion of his early punk years, his staging of the world’s largest concert, and his ever deepening connection to Los Angeles, a city that has come to represent the work of his father, the composer Maurice Jarre. His improbable journey from recording in a make-shift home studio to international stardom propelled not only him, but electronic music onto the world's stage. In this interview, we find Jarre continuing to challenge our notions of what electronic music is and what it can be. Join Slayron and Mitchell Brown as they take a revealing and enjoyable look into the life and work of a real trailblazer.

In Conversation is produced by dublab. Sound editing and music by Matteah Baim. Due to rights reasons music from the original broadcast has been removed. To hear more, please visit dublab.com.