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Jean-Michel Jarre’s Odd Techno Shocker and Alice Coltrane Disciple Surya Botofasina’s Meditations

Jean-Michel Jarre, “Brutalism” (Sony Germany) French composer/synth savant Jean-Michel Jarre’s best-known and best-selling works such as 1976’s Oxygène and 1978’s Équinoxe traffic in grandiloquent melodies, frou-frou tonalities, and sweeping rhythms—they’re pretty much the stuff of Hollywood soundtracks for movies set in outer space. Though totally instrumental, these albums sold in the millions during the ’70s, […]