Awesome Beatboxing

MB14: En Aparté

MB14: En Aparté

French beatboxer Mohamed Belkhir aka MB14 is back with another epic performance, this time using his vocal and live-looping skills to emulate various musical instruments, a chorus, and an operatic lead singer, bringing it all together with a middle-eastern flair.

15 Years of Beatboxing

15 Years of Beatboxing

There are plenty of amateur beatboxers out there, but it takes years of practice to turn it into a profession. Vocalist D-low offers an audible history of his progression from entry-level to world beatbox champion in a single 1-minute video.

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Beatboxing with Four Harmonicas

Beatboxing with Four Harmonicas

Musician Dan Murphy of Irish folk band Hermitage Green has made a name for himself with his ability to beatbox and play the harmonica at the same time. In this clip, he managed to switch between four different harmonicas in order to play notes across more octaves.

Boom Bap Beatbox

Boom Bap Beatbox

It’s been a little while since we checked in with beatbox maestro Tom Thum, but from the looks of his TikTok channel, the dude’s still got it. Turn up the volume and listen up as he lays down beats, scratches, raps, and even sounds like an electric organ.

MB14: Genius

MB14: Genius

French musician MB14 shows off his impressive mix of beatboxing, live-looping, and singing skills with a creative solo cover of the LSD (Labrinth, Sia, and Diplo) track Genius. He tosses in a bit of whistling and an operatic falsetto for bonus points. Despite the pause, the song is far from over at 1:45.

Writing Beatbox Lyrics

Writing Beatbox Lyrics

When you sing a song, there are usually lyrics written down somewhere. But we never thought that way about beatboxing until now. Vocal master verbalese takes notes on the mouth sounds he makes to help explain his process, and to document his tunes so they can be replicated. More beatboxing lyrics here and here.

Beatbox + Guitar + Harmonica Cover 40oz

Beatbox + Guitar + Harmonica Cover 40oz

Polyphia’s prog rock track 40oz has a has a downright insane lead guitar part. In this amazing cover version of the track, Cy Leo takes over lead duties on his harmonica, while Tsui Jack provides the beatbox rhythm, and Danny Yau sends his fingers flying on guitar. Combined, they sound like a human chiptune machine.

Department Store Beatbox Kid

Department Store Beatbox Kid

In February 2020, 13-year-old Joshua Inda stopped showing off his incredible beatboxing skills while shopping in a department store in Manila in the Philippines. The talented kid shows off a variety of techniques in a medley that shifts rapidly between rhythms and vocals.

13 Levels of Beatboxing

13 Levels of Beatboxing

For their series Easy to Complex, WIRED invited 2005 Female World Beatbox Champion Butterscotch to explain how a beatbox performance comes together. She starts out with the basic bass drum, then builds up thicker beats, eventually mixing in singing and vocal instrumentation. And don’t forget your Boots and Cats.

Nintendo Beatbox Medley

Nintendo Beatbox Medley

Beatboxer 80Fitz presents mouth sound versions of classic Nintendo music, including tracks from Super Mario Bros., Yoshi’s Island, Super Mario World, Kirby’s Dream Land, and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

Beatboxing by B-ART

Beatboxing by B-ART

Swissbeatbox shared this footage of champion beatboxer B-ART at the 2019 Florida Beatbox Festival, as he captivated the crowd with his insane microphone and noise-making skills in a truly fast and furious performance. Who needs a drum machine with this guy around?

Beatboxing Superhero Themes

Beatboxing Superhero Themes

While Marvel’s theme music has missed the mark lately, there are still classic themes for heroes like Spider-Man and Batman. Listen up as Tom Thum gives these tunes the beatbox treatment. Sure, Knight Rider and Ghostbusters aren’t quite superheroes, but Tom is still super.

Forrest Gump Beatboxing Scene

Forrest Gump Beatboxing Scene

Despite having seen Forrest Gump several times, we missed this scene between Tom Hanks and Sally Field that RealBigBoys dug up. Mama always said YouTube was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.

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Grizzy: Dance Powerful

Grizzy: Dance Powerful

Hailing from Mexico, beatboxer Grizzy shows off his mad mouth sound skills in this clip that turned up on the Swissbeatbox channel. His wild vocalizations range from Donald Duck on speed to Mongolian throat singing.

Beatbox x String Quartet Combo

Beatbox x String Quartet Combo

During the UK launch event for the Mazda MX-5 RF, THePETEBOX teamed up with The Pisces Rising’s talented string players and vocalists to perform a handful of unique covers, including MGMT’s Kids, Nirvana’s Lithium, and Pixies’ Where Is My Mind.

The Human Turntable

The Human Turntable

Tom Thum demonstrates why he’s still one of the best beatboxers out there. In this awesome live freestyle mix, he emulates the sounds of scratching turntables, along with all of the other beats using only his voice and a loop machine.

Bigman: I Don’t Love You

Bigman: I Don’t Love You

South Korean beatboxer Bigman presents his entry for the Grand Beatbox Battle Wildcard 2018, a fantastic mix of fat, tongue-twisting beats, musicality, and a sweet, smooth lead vocal mixed in for good measure.

MNSTWNSS: Beatbox Duet

MNSTWNSS: Beatbox Duet

South Korean beatboxers Two.H & Hiss aka MNSTWNSS covers their microphones with ample amounts of spit as they turn in an energetic and truly impressive performance for the Swissbeatbox channel. Check out their second recording here.

Live from the Larynx: Ep. 2

Live from the Larynx: Ep. 2

After giving us a gross, but fascinating view of his talented vocal chords using an endoscope, beatboxer Tom Thum subjected himself to a claustrophobia-inducing MRI tube and headcage to get a look at how things work inside his face, neck, nose, and throat.

Live from the Larynx

Live from the Larynx

If you thought the expressions beatboxers make while producing sounds were weird, wait till you get a load of this. Tom Thum allowed a doctor to place an endoscopic camera with a view of his throat while he beatboxed. The video is equal parts fascinating and disgusting.

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Beatbox Theme Song Medley

Beatbox Theme Song Medley

From Flash Gordon to Spider-Man to Ghostbusters, beatboxer Tom Thum turned in a fantastic, but all too short medley of themes from popular movies and TV series. They’re all great, but that Knight Rider one was epic.

Zhang Ze: Zipper Master

Zhang Ze: Zipper Master

Chinese beatbox champion Zhang Ze shows off his mad skills, which include the ability to create some crazy zipper-like noises, along with more crazy mouth sounds than the guy from the Police Academy flicks.

Tom Thum: Ratchet Face

Tom Thum: Ratchet Face

Beatboxer Tom Thum turns in an epic live performance of his track Ratchet Face, spitting out crazy sounds, and impressing us with his mad looping and sequencing skills. Though there were times we couldn’t help think of Billy Bob Thornton in Sling Blade.

Weird Beatbox Sounds

Weird Beatbox Sounds

Hailing from Portugal, beatboxer JEWOW loses his mind, flails his arms wildly, and rattles our eardrums, as he demonstrates his ability to create some absolutely insane sounds with his mouth. Also, Fargo guy plays the drumsticks.

Dad and Baby Beatboxing

Dad and Baby Beatboxing

Forgive the “shot with a potato” quality video, but this clip is all about the audio anyhow. Listen as Zac and his daughter show off their talents with a brief beatbox improv. We’re sure that someday she’ll show her dad who’s boss. (Thanks Carlos-David!)

Vocal Scratching

Vocal Scratching

We’ve heard beatboxer Tom Thum before, and the sampled loop thing at the beginning of his vertical video shot on a potato is nothing new, but he totally steps it up about a minute in, when we discover that he’s actually a turntable disguised as a human.

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