Jean-Benoît Dunckel is also known as half of the french duo AIR and he worked for pop solo project as Darkel. His first solo album came out in 2006, at the same time as Charlotte Gainsbourg’s “5:55” album that he produced alongside with his acolyte from AIR.
In 2012, JB Dunckel and Lou Hayter got together to form the band Tomorrow’s World and released an album.
As a prolific musician, Jean-Benoît also worked on a project called Starwalker, along with the Islandic artist Bardi Johannsson. The album has been released in March 2016.
The first E.P of JB Dunckel under the project name Darkel again has been released in spring 2015.
JB started some experimental musical electronic concerts with the video artist Jacques Perconte in 2014

As well as participating to mythical soundtracks for Sofia Coppola with AIR (« Virgin Suicides », « Lost In Translation », « Marie Antoinette ») and also soundtracks like « Quartier Lointain », « Pioneer »… Jean-Benoît composed on his own the score of “Bee”, “Je M’appelle Hmm”, always in a very organic and solar electronic spirit.
In 2014, JB Dunckel finished the soundtrack of the Lithuanian movie “Summer” directed by Alanté Kavaïté (awarded in Sundance) and did the music of the creative Olivier Babinet’s movie « Swagger ».
He finished the music of « KO » Fabrice Gobert’s feature film, who did the television series « Les Revenants » (adapted in USA as « The Returned « )
JB toured with Air in 2016-2017 and signed a deal with Sony Jive Epic to record his solo album under his real name JB Dunckel, to be released in January 2018.

He’s working now with the australian director, composing for the documentary based on the No1 New York Times best-selling book (translated in 40 languages, 3 million copies sold) by Thomas Piketty, CAPITAL IN THE 21ST CENTURY.


AUDIO SELECTION


ACTUALITE

  • FILM "Capital in the Twenty-First Century"

    Directed by Justin Pemberton & Thomas Piketty (release 2018)


FILMOGRAPHY

  • "K-O" de Fabrice Gobert

    2017 | Produit par 247 Films

  • "SWAGGER" de Olivier Babinet

    2017 | Produit par Kidam – Nommé au César du Meilleur Doc 2017.

  • "SUMMER" d'Alanté Kavaïté

    2015 | Produit par les films D’Antoine. Director Prize @ Sundance 2015

  • "JE M'APPELLE MMM" d'Agnès B.

    2014 | Film d’Agnés Trouble dite Agnés B.

  • "PIONEER" de Erik Skjoldbjærg

    2013 | Musique composée par AIR

  • "BEE" de Raphael Hitzke

    2011 | Court Métrage

  • "QUARTIER LOINTAIN" de Sam Garbarski

    2010 | d’après le manga de Jirō Taniguchi.

  • "LE VOYAGE DANS LA LUNE" de G. Méliès

    2011 | Musique (re)composée par AIR.

  • "VIRGIN SUICIDE" de Sofia Coppola

    1999 | Musique composée par AIR.

COMMERCIALS

  • VAN CLEEF AND ARPELS

    2015 | Directed by Matthieu Demy – Musique Originale


SYNCHROS-LICENCES

Beaucoup de titres de JB Dunckel et de AIR ont été synchronisés ces dernières années. Autant dans les séries TV comme QUEER AS FOLK, GOSSIP GIRL, VERONICA MARS, LOOSE WOMEN.. que dans des films de cinéma majeurs (LOST IN TRANSLATION ou MARIE ANTOINETTE de Sofia Coppola..)


SOLO ALBUMS & COLLABS


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DERNIERES NEWS DE JEAN BENOIT

Fresh news

SWAGGER | LA BO DISPONIBLE

La Bande Originale de SWAGGER, long métrage docu-fiction d'Olivier Babinet, composée par JB DUNCKEL est désormais disponible partout. Suivez ce lien ou écoute... Read More...

STARWALKER | PREMIER ALBUM

Starwalker a sorti son premier album il y a peu de temps, projet d’un des deux fondateurs du groupe Air, JB Dunckel et de son compère islandais Bardi Johannsson... Read More...