Edouard Guêt was born in Bingerville (outskirts of Abidjan - Ivory Coast) April 9, 1960. His family is from Bigoin, small village near the town of Man in the south where he spent the early years of his life. Then the age of 5 to 28 years, he lives in the district of Cocody in front of the RTI (Ivorian Radio and Television) where he met journalists and stars of African music. Thus is born in him the desire to make songs. At 24, he bought his first guitar. At 28, he moved to the United States where he stayed 11 years from 1988 to 1999. He will share his songs with many musicians, but have not made decisive match, it not materialize his dream of recording a debut album.
In 1999, he decided to leave the U.S. for France, where the chances of life will lead him from Paris to Annecy and Aix-les-Bains. There he encounters multiply always looking for a musical bond. He decides to try his luck in his native country and returns to Abidjan from 2006 to 2009. But if his songs to his being courted by many musicians, he does not find his alter ego. Back in Aix-les-Bains, always through the chance, he will end 2010, the decisive encounter of Bruno Arts. Together they create the band and record √4 "Sugar Bonbon", their first album.
Bruno Arts was born in Annecy (Haute-Savoie) October 27, 1964. Grand son of the famous guide and ski champion Alfred Couttet from Chamonix, better known under the name "COUTTET CHAMPION" (1889-1974), he finds his means of expression on a different ground than the Sport, the Arts. Self-taught, he is defined as a multimediartist. Focus areas are: painting, sculpture, photography, music and writing. At the age of 14, it presses its first guitar chords by Paul Colombo, his English teacher, who fascinated by the songs of Dylan, Gream Allwright, Cat Stevens,… in the texts taught in his classes but accompanying himself on guitar. Given the enthusiasm of his students, he created a small club guitar inside the college. Bruno Arts will go there and follow it diligently the teachings of his teacher. English guitarist.
In search of musicians also accomplices, Bruno Arts will try repeatedly to form a group but each time without success in the key. The meeting with Edouard Guêt, after an unlikely jam in his kitchen one late Sunday afternoon was the starting point for adventure √4. Adventure materialized just a year after that meeting by the studio recording of 13 tracks on the album "Sugar Bonbon".
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Margot Arts (26/02/1995) a baigné dans l'univers artistique de son père depuis sa naissance. A l'âge de 15 ans, elle reçoit sa première guitare et acquiert très vite une bonne technique et une belle assurance scénique, notamment avec le groupe √4 qu'elle a rejoint en 2012.