The Making of the Classic Electronic Album Oxygène #MusicMonday
If you like images of musicians playing five different keyboards in front of a wall of modular synths, intercut with multiple versions of said musician’s head floating over a low-fi void, then the videos for Jean-Michel Jarre’s Oxygène is for you. Oxygène is a seminal electronic album. It’s also timeless and beautiful. Over on the YouTube channel The Enby Adventures of Ruby, Ruby has done extensive research for a video on the making of Oxygène. Here’s more from The Enby Adventures of Ruby:
Ever since my early teens I’ve been entranced by Jean-Michel Jarre, specifically [Oxygène], and find it like unlike anything else I’ve ever heard, and also loved the story of its creation and the philosophies and enigmas of Jean-Michel Jarre, so decided to pay tribute to Jarre by making a little documentary about the album. I had so much fun researching this and bought several books and spent hours translating old French interviews with Jarre, I hope you all enjoy it! This is The Making Of [Oxygène] by Jean-Michel Jarre!
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