Tag: jean michel jarre
Sandbox Issue 241: Music Merchandising Moves On
Lead: Billboard has just announced new chart rules around merchandise and album bundles in the US (effective from January 2020), seeking to close some of the loopholes that have been exploited here in recent years. This could...
November 28, 2019
Jean-Michel Jarre launches EōN – an ‘infinite music app’
Musician Jean-Michel Jarre is launching an "infinite music app" called EōN, which uses an algorithm to turn beats, melodies and chords he recorded into an endless stream of music. The app is being released for Apple's...
November 7, 2019
Jean-Michel Jarre talks creativity, tech and music’s AI future
Jean-Michel Jarre has been pushing the boundaries of electronic music and reimagining what live concerts can be since the 1970s. The French composer and producer’s one-off spectaculars – for example Place de la Concorde...
November 28, 2018
Sandbox Issue 213: Single-Minded. What Actually is a Single in 2018?
Lead: what exactly is a single in 2018? When any song can technically take on a life of its own now, there is a dizzying diversification in what could count as a single. We work through the main 14 (14!) types of “single”...
October 8, 2018
CISAC boss: ‘We are in a medieval dark digital age’
CISAC president and laser-spurting musician Jean-Michel Jarre has been speaking out again about the ‘value gap’ and the music industry’s relationships with big-tech giants. “We must solve the problem of the sustainable...
June 20, 2017
Sandbox 167 – Super Market
Lead: Most acts want as many fans as possible, but the super fans are the first to flock to them and will often be the ones still there long after the stadium shows and #1 singles have dried up. Holding and cultivating them...
November 2, 2016
CISAC’s Jean-Michel Jarre renews call for creators’ rights
Musician and CISAC president Jean-Michel Jarre chose to celebrate World Intellectual Property Day with an open letter to the United Nations comparing creators’ rights to freedom of speech. “Without these moral and economic...
April 28, 2015
Jean Michel Jarre talks ‘fair share for creators’ at Midem
Jean Michel Jarre is both musician and president of the International Confederation of Authors and Composers Societies (CISAC), and as such, has a view or two on digital music and its impact on artists and songwriters. He...
February 3, 2014