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Arcaïde is the project based in France since 2001, of the composer Benjamin CECILIO, producer of electronic music and multi instrumentalist.
Arcaïde is a solo project but he collaborates regularly with other artists especially for the live performances and various cut-up of sounds improvisations.
Arcaïde is a strange experience of structure atmospheric Dark cinematic landscapes, influenced mainly by fantasy literature, surrealism, dadaism and the strange sides of spirituality.
Arcaïde's music is like a magical journey progressing between melody, dissonance and bruitism, exploring the dark sides as luminous beyond sensory experience.


In 2019 Arcaïde release Solve & Coagula On the sombre soniks label
This new opus consists of two pieces based upon the principle of duality that governs the concept of Solve & Coagula. Throughout this album, Arcaïde explores the cyclical movement of dissolution and re-constitution corresponding to the process of alchemical metamorphosis as described in Jung's work.
Arcaïde takes us on an inward journey kontemplating the two inseparable and indispensable phases: fire and ice, yin and yang, Solve & Coagula "

In 2016, Arcaïde joins the  New Leaders of the Eldritch Cult label and the Sombre Soniks Label

In 2015 Arcaïde, like the phoenix has come to birth again from its ashes, is back with a new 4 hours audiovisual production to come. Meanwhile, he has contributed to the creation of  Krearts (a collective project) and three industrial inspiration bands (Razor Head, Difoss and Jet Set Willy) as a song writer, singer and multi instrumentalist.


In 2008 : release of the album Cyclic sound from the form Divine Comedy Records the famous industrial french label.


In 2006, the third album "Opus Mort" showed obvious cinematographic tendencies. This release was the outcome of a long experimentation resolutely looking forward into weird sonorous landscapes.

In 2003, Arcaïde unleashed his second full lenght entitled "Probably Problematic". 15 tracks based on electro and industrial but slowly turning to abstraction. Arcaïde grew, keeping the abyssal colors and heavy harmonies that make his particularity.

 "Chaos of Sigma" - Arcaïde 1st album- saw the light in 2001 on Colddrone a label distributed by Adipocere Records quickly followed by the creation of the collective Zero Corp, with ten local bands clustered around dark and noisy experiments. This cooperation gave birth to Synocaïde, a crossover project (including Arcaïde). 

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