Air is also French and can be translated as melody.
And AIR is finally also an acronym for Amour, Imagination, Rêve which translates to Love, Imagination, Dream, which is a French band founded by Nicolas Godin und Jean-Benoît Dunckel.
Since their first LP in 1997 seven records:
- 1997 Premiers Symptomes
- 1998 Moon Safari
- 2000 The Virgin Suicides
- 2001 10 000 Hz Legend
- 2004 Talkie Walkie
- 2007 Pocket Symphony
- 2009 Love 2
AIR is hard to sort by genre: it's ambient, electro, pop and trip hop.
The duo uses mainly analogue synthesizers (Korg, Moog), also Wurlitzer and Vocoder, which create
smooth, mellow and dreamy songs.
Listen to their best three records here: