EPISODE #074 BY KLEMENT BONELLI


Born and raised in France with a deep-rooted history in Art & Electronic Music, Klement recalls sounds "From the Mind of Lil Louis" and his legendary «French Kiss», which influenced him at the early age of 11 and turned him into Dance music.
In 2002 he caught Dj Karizma's attention and signed his first Track "Don't Hurt me" on Us House music legendary label, Basement Boys. In 2003 came "Nocturne", composed with Rochdee and released on Basement Boys' sub label Elephunk, he reached the South African and UK's deep house scene..
Out of that he started to play nationally and internationally under the "etiquette" of a US house style DJ, in Clubs and festivals like Queen Paris, L'Ambassade Lyon, Ministry Of Sound London, D!Club Lausanne, Nuits Sonores festival in Lyon and even for the WMC.
In 2005 Klement moved into Deep Tech Electronic Soul sounds and released his Best Seller Track "Ethna" reaching N°1 in MixMag UK Summer Chart. Played by the likes of M.A.N.D.Y, Luciano, Pete Tong, Nic Fanciulli, Sasha, Ricardo Villalobos, Ame This "SONIC REVOLUTION TRACK" ("MixMag") track has been licensed worlwild from Sweden to South Africa,Russia, Japan, Australia and reached American audiences on the Hit TV show “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE on FOX TV” being selected by top Choregraphers Mia Michaels from le Cirque du Soleil.
Fanatically seeking for innovation and new trends, both in studio and in live performance, his discography includes releases and remixes on revered labels such as Strictly Rhythm, Defected, Analog, Ssoh, Basement Boys, Deeplay Soultec, Elephunk, Toolroom and his own imprint Krome Records.
Between 2008 and 2010, he joined the Back To Fundamentals' Crew alongside Claude Monnet, Franck Roger, Gregory, Dimitri From Paris, Torre Bros, Julien Jabre, with a deep tech track called "Les Celestins", composed with Rocco from Rodamaal. Those were also the years of his "Revival Ep" on Dj Spen's label, Code Red, licensed later on Strictly Rhythm, and of his smashing remix of Laurent Garnier's cover, by Mark Knight, "Man with the red Face".
With the relaunch of his own imprint Krome Records, 2011has been a transition and strategic year to Klement. With strong releases from Torre Bros, Rocco, Rochdee, Angel Karel (All Lyon based talents), or even House music legend Robert Owens; and with signifiant positive support from the likes of Luciano, Agoria, Laurent Garnier, Seth Troxler, Nina Kraviz, Michel Cleis, Guti, Dj W!ld, Argy, the best is yet to come for Klement and the Krome Posse.


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