By Jason Arline
As many artists have adapted to the challenges of making music due to COVID-19, few have thrived in the new landscape like Marc Rebillet. Through his live streams and the influx of users on internet media outlets like Reddit, Facebook and sharing/creating memes out of his content, Rebillet’s fanbase has grown significantly.
Self-proclaimed Loop Daddy, The Dallas Pianist, Comedian, DJ, Actor and Vocalist, utilizes a BOSS RC-505 loop station to create songs consisting of some of the wackiest and uplifting lyrics you’ve ever heard.
Hailing from Dallas, Texas, Marc Rebillet was born on December 15th, 1988. He started playing piano at the age of 4 and studied music till he was 15; however, Rebillet didn’t start his music career until 2016 when he began publishing videos and live streams of himself performing improvised songs.
Rebillet streams most of his performances while wearing just boxers in his apartment as he dances along to his loops. He also has a call line set up so people can make a song request during the stream. No matter the topic, Rebillet will attempt to make a song out of it somehow.
Rebillet’s energy and humility when it comes to entertaining people are both heartwarming and an amazing spectacle. One of the best clips from one of his performances was when he was DJing at a brewery and a little girl in a blue dress steps in front of his booth.
Rebillet then changes the lyrics of the song to “Pretty Princess in a little Blue Dress.” The little girl looks up noticing that he’s talking about her and then starts to dance along as he continues his set. In addition to Rebillets streams, he has also released several studio albums and singles dating back to 2018.
Rebillet had planned to tour in 2020, but due to COVID-19, he decided to do live streams for each city he was going to visit instead as part of his Drive-In Tour series.
Despite this setback, Rebillet is set to hopefully tour Australia in 2021. His talented improvisations and the way he connects with his audiences have made Rebillet one of the few bright spots of hope in a world seemingly brimming with despair.
To learn more about Marc Rebillet and tune into one of his streams, visit his website at www.marcrebillet.com
Featured image via Marc Rebillet.