Super Mario Brothers Beatbox Flute.
February 16, 2007 3:35 PM   Subscribe

So. The greatest thing ever, then?
posted by jonson at 3:50 PM on February 16, 2007

Tim Barsky also does some fine flute beatboxing. Less Mario, more awesome.

He's a member of the Vowel Movement, which also includes previously mentioned beatboxer Kid Beyond

Though I can't find any video online, the band Moqita also includes flute beatboxing.
posted by aubilenon at 3:53 PM on February 16, 2007

Possibly. For me, trombone man is in the running as well.
posted by Frasermoo at 3:55 PM on February 16, 2007

That was pretty damn cool. Just imagine it combined with live action, though...
posted by greycap at 4:03 PM on February 16, 2007

It's really amazing how good of a composer Shigeru Miyamoto actually is (I'm assuming he composed the music) seeing people perform it is really impressive, and it's cool to think that his melodies are probably as recognizable as Bach's or Mozart's or anyone else's.
posted by delmoi at 4:04 PM on February 16, 2007

And in case you need your beats in recipe form...
posted by ryoshu at 4:12 PM on February 16, 2007 [4 favorites]

The fluteboxing from the main link? Great.

That kitchen thing? Greater.
posted by cortex at 4:25 PM on February 16, 2007

That rocks. Thank you.
posted by sleeplessunderwater at 4:45 PM on February 16, 2007

Actually, Koji Kondo is the musical genius behind the mario brothers music, as well as the Legend of Zelda series, Starfox, Smash Bros., etc.
posted by stenseng at 5:07 PM on February 16, 2007

beardyman deserves his own post. that was very cool.
posted by mrgrimm at 5:50 PM on February 16, 2007

How can you have a post with flute players and have no Rahsaan Roland Kirk? He's the master.
posted by papakwanz at 6:12 PM on February 16, 2007

Well, that was not what I was expecting, and yet it was.
posted by subaruwrx at 7:31 PM on February 16, 2007

posted by Popular Ethics at 8:04 PM on February 16, 2007

All those words, together, didn't make any sense. It took something special—behind them, that video—OH!—for me to really dig it. Bless you, Awesome, for ye are many-formed.
posted by carsonb at 9:54 PM on February 16, 2007

If I wasn't so tired from 6 hours of night-out-on-town, I'd totally squeal like a little boygirl. Amusing and adorable and yet also mad skillz.
posted by LMGM at 10:20 PM on February 16, 2007

I feel a need to mention CR Avery. Along with Kid Beyond, he's one of the guys who've taken beatboxing to the weird level it's at today.

Try beatboxing, playing harmonica, and reciting poetry all at once. And being one person.
posted by roll truck roll at 12:19 PM on February 17, 2007

Great post, by the way.
posted by roll truck roll at 12:21 PM on February 17, 2007

That's freaking amazing. And I agree, Beardyman deserves his own post.
posted by tickingclock at 2:27 PM on February 17, 2007

The only thing simultaneously cooler and dorkier than the mario/beatbox/flute guy is this!! Behold the power of Jazz Flute!!
posted by ericbop at 4:42 PM on February 17, 2007

I watched all four and then my head asplode.
posted by jeffamaphone at 5:59 PM on February 17, 2007

i taped your knife btw
posted by cortex at 6:36 PM on February 17, 2007

HOLY CARP. I must get my flute out of retirement. RIGHT. NOW.

It's a three hour drive away. Is that too much for Mario beatboxing? HELLZ NO.
posted by grapefruitmoon at 12:57 PM on February 18, 2007

If it makes ya feel better, Beardyman just got his own Myspace bulletin.

Yeah, I'm on Myspace. How else am I gonna meet high school girls??

They keep chasing me off the playground...
posted by LordSludge at 8:48 PM on February 18, 2007

To all beatboxers: If your beat isn't steady, you are simply wasting everyone's life for a while.
posted by Moistener at 9:51 AM on February 26, 2007

roll truck roll already said it but I'm gonna second sum CR Avery.
posted by poweredbybeard at 6:06 PM on March 14, 2007

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