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No Instuments Needed
Wednesday, October 15 2008 @ 11:40 AM CDT

Why you should listen to him:

Outside of the hip-hop world, the art of "human beatboxing" was mostly overlooked until the droves came to YouTube. For that trend -- from obscure fad to open mic-night fixture to full-scale Internet meme -- some credit is due to James Burchfield. Known by the handle AudioPoet, the young artist was a main figure in Seattle beatboxing competitions and open-mics in the early 2000s, and then on larger stages like San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts Theatre.

For a musician whose goal is "enlightenment of the mind," Burchfield has a fairly concrete tack: studying the mathematical formulas that are the foundation of music. He brings that knowledge -- and an instinct for dance-friendly grooves that simulate seemingly impossible-to-mimic machine sounds -- onto every stage.

Can you create a rhythm-based acapella song? If you do, post it here...

“Ya, that idea is dildos.” Skwisgaar Skwigelf
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Re:No Instuments Needed
Wednesday, October 15 2008 @ 01:35 PM CDT


Thanks, Bryan.

My CD is available here:
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Re:No Instuments Needed
Wednesday, October 15 2008 @ 03:29 PM CDT