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The Singh Thing

Jason Singh is a "beatboxer and vocal sculptor" who creates music using only multi-layered recordings of his voice. Watch him perform Tiberian Sun live at Music TechFest, using software to loop and mix samples of breath, beatboxing and vocal techniques. [more inside]
posted by billiebee on Jul 12, 2014 - 2 comments

"I have been mindfucked before, but never with such sweetness" —YouTube

Finnish jazz pianist + beat boxer + guitarist = Iiro Rantala's Shit Catapault. Equal parts hilarious, bouncy, groovy, and unexpectedly moving.
posted by Rory Marinich on Sep 17, 2013 - 18 comments

Ben Livingston beatboxes on a blade of grass.

Grass beatboxing does what it says on the tin. SLYT
posted by Lutoslawski on Aug 19, 2013 - 3 comments


Shlomo uses his voice and a loop pedal to build an immersive childhood memory of his Iraqi-Jewish family.
posted by EvaDestruction on Aug 2, 2013 - 7 comments

A Hitch in Your Giddyup

This is Jimmy Riddle and Jackie Phelps eefin and hambonin. It's not much, but not a single gallon jug was harmed during this post.
posted by timsteil on Feb 23, 2013 - 10 comments

Get your hi-hat on.

Real-time MRI study of human beatboxing, with lots of videos. See what snares, kick drum effects, cymbals and more look and sound like as they happen inside the head. Here's a BBC radio segment on the project.
posted by iamkimiam on Feb 15, 2013 - 7 comments


White boy drops another AWESOME new sick beat!!!
posted by flapjax at midnite on Jan 10, 2013 - 23 comments

Deus Ex Barba

Beardyman's Northern Tour: 1) 101 2) Scotch Dedication 3) Everything is made of Cheese! 4) Dubstep Meatloaf 5) Don't Worry
(note: loud music and loads of expletives)
posted by flatluigi on Sep 2, 2009 - 10 comments

Blending the Elements of Hip Hop

Hip hop is made of four elements: Deejaying and turntablism, Emceeing (rapping and freestyling), Breaking (more previously), and Graffiti. And don't forget beatboxing (more), which blends turntablism and emceeing. But what if you can't make the wikka-wikka sounds with your mouth? You could learn from others, or you could dust off your flute with Nathan Lee, or bust out your sousaphone with Nat McIntosh (formerly with Youngblood Brass Band (interviewed on NPR), now with Dallas Brass).
posted by filthy light thief on May 19, 2009 - 19 comments

Make you wanna slap your gramammy

I should tell your mamma on you.
posted by cashman on Dec 27, 2008 - 24 comments

BBBRRRPPP-tschk BBBRRRPPP-tschk phhtt-phhtt-THPPPPUUUUT-wrrrrp

Awesome beatboxing gals are doing it for themselves.
posted by flapjax at midnite on Oct 28, 2008 - 32 comments

In the Air Tonight

In The Air Tonight. Acapella R&B group Naturally 7 perform their version of the Phil Collins classic on a Paris Metro.
posted by empath on Feb 17, 2007 - 76 comments

Kid Beyond

Kid Beyond is a nifty vocal percussionist I just saw perform. Hear some tracks online [flash]. Try Kashmir. Think: one dude, a mic, and a delay pedal. If you live near Berkeley, you can learn beatbox from the kid himself at the JazzSchool on Sunday, November 7.
posted by scarabic on Sep 10, 2004 - 16 comments

BOOM chika chika Thbbbppt UHUHUHUHUHUHUH!

Check it out party people its the Human Beatbox! So you're hanging out with pals, and one of them starts throwing out the mad rhymes. You've got this incredible urge to back him up by creating wika-wika-wika noises just like the Fat Boys, but how? Learn how to here, and maybe someday, if you work hard enough... you'll be as good as "That Guy From Police Academy."
posted by Stan Chin on Dec 13, 2002 - 11 comments

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