Sonic insanity: 10 TED videos all about beatboxing


Originally posted on TED Blog:

Today’s incredible talk contains insane beats, bizarre sound effects, voiceovers in the style of multiple eras and instruments like the didgeridoo, sitar, trumpet and double bass. And yet, only one person is on the stage. As beatboxer Tom Thum puts it in this talk from TEDxSydney, “All the sounds you just heard were made entirely using just my voice.”

In this talk, Thum takes you around the world, sonically, and shows how he makes some of his most thrilling sounds. It’s a must-watch for a Friday afternoon.

Now, perhaps this talk has inspired you to take up beatboxing yourself. If that’s the case, never fear, this TED-Ed lesson from the members of BEAT NYC will teach you the basics.

Once you’ve watched, check out these other great TED and TEDx talks showing off the incredible skills of beatboxers.

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