Tom Thumb: Beatbox Brilliance at TEDxSydney

 Tom Thum: Armed with just a microphone, Thum pushes the limits of the human voice to create incredible soundtracks of impossible beats and phenomenal sounds, with scratched vinyl, the Michael Jackson back-catalogue, the didgeridoo and an entire fifties jazz band amongst his vocal repertoire. Thom’s performance was one of few…

Jon Sterckx: Drumscapes at TEDxWarwick

Jon Sterckx is a UK based percussionist with over 20 years experience of world percussion. Drumscapes — his solo multi percussion performance is a synthesis of traditional musicianship and contemporary live electronics. Defying genre, drums from India, Africa and the Middle East sit alongside vocal percussion and cutting edge technology,…

Tim Exile Crowd-Sources Electronica at TEDxLondon

Musician, performer and developer Tim Exile is a pioneer of live interactive electronic music. A child of the nascent electronic music scene of the late 90s he was inspired by the bold new world of sounds available but frustrated by the inability to play these hands on like he could…

Zoe Keating: Avant Cello

Armed with just her cello and a small box of electronics, Zoe Keating is a one-woman orchestra. She records layer upon layer of celio, her feet dancing over an array of pedals to transform her solo performances into multipart works. Live performance at TEDxSF.

Zoë Keating

Armed with just her cello and a small box of electronics, Zoë Keating is a one-woman orchestra. She records layer upon layer of cello, her feet dancing over an array of pedals to transform her solo performances into multipart works. Live performance at TEDxAtlanta.

Shamik & Cris Derksen: cello beats

Audio fusion of BeatBox and cello on a loopstation. One extraordinary duo! Live performed from TEDxVancouver.

Peter Lee Johnson: electric violin looping

In a twist to the sound of popular music, Peter Lee Johnson uses an electric violin and looping pedal to electrify audiences world-wide with personally written compositions and hits from Billboard. Peter Lee Johnson is a Popular Music Performance student in the USC Thronton School of Music. A musical prodigy…

Noiserv: the multi-instrumentalist

David Santos is the name behind “Noiserv”. Created in mid 2005, this musical entity took shape when David decided to record a demo with some ideas in order to participate in that year Unplugged Thermometer. Months later, these three issues were published online in the netlabel Merzbau. Since, there was…