Electronica Pts. 1 and 2 in 2015 and 2016, they served as testament to the breadth of his influence. From fellow electronic-music pioneers Laurie Anderson and John Carpenter to synth-pop master Vince Clarke and techno innovator Jeff Mills to relative younguns like Boys Noize and M83, the list of collaborators spans generations. Jarre’s 1976 landmark album, Oxygène, made him a titan of electronic music. A global phenomenon, Jarre is well known for his live spectacles. In fact, he still holds the Guinness World Record for “largest paying rock concert attendance” by a solo artist, thanks to a 1997 gig in Moscow. Surprisingly, this is Jarre’s first full North American tour in his decades-long career — which makes Saturday-night’s event all the more compelling.
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