Best Albums of 2018

Robyn

I’m sure you’ve seen all of those articles in the past few weeks. The lists where we music journalists and writers make lists of what we perceive what the best albums of the year are. What these lists have in common is that you’ve maybe heard about two of the ten artists on the list. Not with me! Here are my favourites from 2018.

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Christmas Holiday

Christmas on the ice

I’m starting my Christmas holiday today, and I will be having six straight days off. That’s the longest holiday I’ve had in over two years. I’m celebrating the occasion with a Flashback Friday to this newspaper story that I did on Christmas Eve eight years ago.

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The Journey to Equinoxe Infinity – Part 4: Who’s Watching the Watchers?

Jean-Michel Jarre - Headbanger

Join Jean-Michel Jarre and me as we take the final part of our walk through of his ENTIRE discography of studio albums, while sitting talking in his flat in Paris. In this part we talk about his artistic low point, followed by a creative and critically acclaimed return.  A fascinating talk with a true innovator, who is now out with a brand new album called Equinoxe Infinity. 

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The Journey to Equinoxe Infinity – Part 3: Paying the Piano Player to Stop Playing

Jean-Michel Jarre - Keytar Hero

Join Jean-Michel Jarre and me as we take the third part of our walk through of his ENTIRE discography of studio albums, while sitting talking in his flat in Paris. In this part we talk about the perfect piece of ambient music, returning for Oxygene and losing an old friend. A fascinating talk with a true innovator, who is now out with a brand new album called Equinoxe Infinity. 

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The Journey to Equinoxe Infinity – Part 2: Losing Teeth and Digging in Trash Bins

Jean-Michel Jarre: Laser Harp

Join Jean-Michel Jarre and me as we take the second part of our walk through his ENTIRE discography of studio albums, while sitting talking in his flat in Paris. In this part we talk about making an album out of being the very first Western musician to play China, making a record that is pressed in one single copy and playing for 1.3 million people. And the pope! A fascinating talk with a true innovator, who is now out with a brand new album called Equinoxe Infinity. 

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The Journey to Equinoxe Infinity – Part 1: Selling Your Electric Train

Jean-Michel Jarre

Join Jean-Michel Jarre and me as we take a walk through his ENTIRE discography of studio albums, while sitting talking in his flat in Paris. Did you think Oxygene was his first album? Then you are in for a surprise! A fascinating talk with a true innovator, who is now out with a brand new album called Equinoxe Infinity. 

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