Hilairys Mabs: Lead Vocal
Olivier Price: Guitar / Backing vocal
Fred Barouillet: Bass Guitar
Emmanuel Thiot: Drums
Bluesy Pix is the meeting of a voice and a guitar!
The group is formed by Hilairys Mabs, a young singer with a Soul and Gospel voice, and Olivier Price, a Heavy-style-play guitarist who has sailed over the years in Pop, Rock, Funk and Blues!
Two musicians with different backgrounds, influences and generations who gather around Blues, Rock and Soul Music.
Vintage, old school associated with a current vision of music, simple, beautiful and raw …
It is in February 2015 that Hilairys Mabs meets Olivier Price by ad.
Hilairys, with his beautiful and powerful Soul and Gospel voice, having sung in churches and participated in Rap projects, is looking for a Rock guitarist to play his songs in an original way.
For his part, Olivier musically questions himself and seeks various projects after dissolving his group of Hard Rock he directed for 5 years. He puts his guitar playing at the disposal of those who wish it.
As soon as they meet, the two musicians adopt and understand that musically the current passes!
They record some demos and try the experience of playing Hilairys’ songs on stage and a few times to see what their collaboration can look like …
Bluesy Pix gets serious about work!
The two musicians share their compositions and take back to their style the songs of the artists who influenced and united them. Like Michael Jackson, Bill Withers, Led Zeppelin, Tarantino movies soundtracks …
In a very short time, they set up a set of 2 hours, put several demos online and regularly play in the bars of Lyon such as Ninkasi, L’Akroche or Le Blogg, start to participate in festivals in the region and are interviewed or broadcast by radio and webzines (Radio France Bleu, Radio Canuts, Peps Up Music Webradio, Symbiose webzine, the “Buzzique” show for Les Enfants du Rhône radio, Radio Pluriel, Kosmic Webzine, …)
From July 2016, they alternate their concerts in duo or trio mode on which Emmanuel Thiot (former drummer of Olivier Price’s Hard Rock band) comes to join them on drums to bring heaviness and rhythm.
In August 2017, bassist Fred Barouillet joins the adventure. He’ll add the groove Bluesy Pix needed to climb.
The rest of the story is to live at every concert …