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    [MUSIC PLAYING]They've long been the standard-bearersof Gallic electronic music, walkingin the footsteps of French electro-pop pioneer Jean MichelJarre.Except the duo known as Air says they're so versatile

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    they can't be pigeonholed.When I take a cab with my guitar,often the driver will ask what kind of music I play.It's embarrassing, because I never know what to say.If I was pretentious, I'd say that we invented our own style.

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    Air will use any instrument they need,but their favorite is the synthesizer--not digital but analog, which they say makes each one unique.Sometimes I feel that synthesizers are alive,that they have a soul.Even when they belong to the same model series,

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    each one is different, with its own personality.Nicolas and Jean-Benoit don't sing very often,but when they do, they choose Englishover their ...

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