- Clément Belio - All instruments (drums, guitars, bass, piano, vocals, sax, and some others strange instruments)
- 25/11/2013 Clément Belio: new EP 'Heïa' available for download
- 20/11/2013 Clément Belio: new EP 'Heïa' preview
- 29/09/2013 Clément Belio: new song 'Distance'
- 16/09/2013 Clément Belio: 'Etiquette (part 1)' playthrough video
- 27/08/2013 Clément Belio: new song 'Revive'
Soooo, my name is Clément BELIO, I'm 21, french, and multi-instrumentalist.
Actually I'm firstly drummer, I play the drums since I'm 7 y.o, and when I was 15, began to play guitar.
Obviously, my rythmic experience led me into Metal. Actually I like/listen/play Progressive/Alternative/Jazz/Djent...
A lot of Jazz since I get my first 8 string guitar.
So I like all this weird stuff with complex structure/shapes/chords, polyrythms and "high gains crancky/djenty tones".
I regulary post on soundcloud differents style of music... Rock to death metal, jazz to djent, electronic to progressive metal.... Dunno, whatever.... I like music.
But as the Periphery-bandwagon is getting pretty big, I tried to do my best with my first EP "Proxima" to get something original, and even more with my second solo EP "Heïa".
And as my soundcloud exist for 2 years, you can see my progression, in therm of style and technics since the beginning.
Now I'm really into jazz stuff, contemporary music. Like EVERYTHING from the label ECM haha... (no seriously, this label rules so hard...)
On my records, I write, play and record all the instruments, mainly drums (with my electronic drum kit), guitar and bass. But piano and vocals too. And uncommon instruments like the Melodica, Kalimba, Bouzouki, Oud, some oriental percussions...)
"If the instrument you play truly defines the way you write a song, why not consider playing more than one instrument ?
If eclecticism makes everything better, why not consider listen to more than one genre ?
This is what you can listen here. I'm not THAT skilled or THAT polyvalent, I just TRY to do my best using all the instruments I have, in my own way, to make my musical palette larger..."
_Audio Interface : M-Audio Fast track Ultra
_Monitors : M-Audio BX8A Deluxe
_Ableton Live 8 (PC) ; Logic Pro 9 (MAC)
_Agile 8 string guitar Septor Nat Ash with DiMarzio D-Activator
_Ibanez RGA 32-MOL with DiMarzio Liquifire/Crunchlab
_Ibanez SR605, 5 strings bass
_Alesis DM6 e-drum kit
_M-audio midi controller piano.
_Ibanez SR605 5 strings bass
_Axe FX II
_Ableton Live 8
_Toontrack products (Superior Drummer with extensions, ezmix, ezkeys......)
_iZotope 5 Advanced
_Kontakt 5 (some libraries)
_(And my father's guitar : Fender Stratocaster USA 1969, Godin LR Baggs electroacoustique)
_ Other various instruments (Melodica, Kalimba, "canadian spoon", harmonica, spanish guitar, duduk, saxophone, oud, bouzouki, flute, various percussions, metal cans, tam tam, claves… )
"There are no truly original ideas ever, only original combinations of preceding concepts."
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