Loud Cloud

Loud Cloud

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Trip-Rock. Sensual and ethereal yet dynamic and punchy. A duo, the most basic form of group playing, An electric guitar and a set of percussion.

Biography

Each member being equally responsible for the musical output, there is a palpable tension as they explore the intimacy of minimalism (From Blinding Light) and the power of sound (To Bloody Heavy). They wander elegantly through bluesy overtones, catchy pop melodies and rocking riffs, emphasized by compelling and soothing vocals.
Lone Kent is an out of the ordinary american guitarist and songwriter, who has decided to trim down and bring the musical impact to two musicians, two sounds. He has been described as a «off the beaten track sonic researcher» (Guitare & Claviers). He is also known for his work with contemporary composers such as Hector Zazou, Rhys Chatham, Kasper Toeplitz as well as excursions into more conventional music: Les Faux Bijoux, Francis Lalanne, Audrey Lavergne, Alima & Lone Kent…. He has 3 solo albums to his credit*.
Seb Gisbert is a young french percussionist who has studied at the Conservatoire de Toulouse. With many awards to his credit, he is known for his openness towards many different types of music as well as his constant quest for new sounds. He has played with different bands (Sfora, Funky Style Brass, Doctor Groove, Rockbox…) and has performed with the «Orchestre National du Capital de Toulouse». He has also shared the stage with contemporary dance companies.
(*) The press has qualified him as an, «atypical virtuoso», an «inspired and unlikely creator». Lone Kent has accustomed us to a rare and spellbinding sound, between Atmospheric Rock, Ambient Blues, Country Fusion and Metal Zen.
After «Granite & Sand» (1993 Crammed Discs/Columbia) acknowledged by Guitares & Claviers as « an exceptional first album by a gifted guitarist and multi-instrumentalist», came «The Need to Know» (1999 Willing Productions/Scalen), followed by «Oysters» (2005 NOA Music). «From Blinding Light... to Bloody Heavy» marks his return in a trimmed do 2005 NOA Music). «From Blinding Light... to Bloody Heavy» marks his return in a trimmed down and minimalistic project.