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James Burchfield: Playing invisible turntables

ジェームズ・バーチフィールド「(見えざる)ターンテーブル演奏 」

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「オーディオ・ポエット」ことジェームズ・バーチフィールド が、複雑な3分間のヒューマンビートボックスの演奏を披露します。熱い ダイナミックなヒップホップのリズムから、ターンテーブルのスクラッチ音まで、そのすべてが彼の声だけによるものです。

- Human beatbox
James Burchfield is a human beatbox. Using only his mouth, tongue, throat and vocal cords, he performs heavy, layered, club-style jams that seem to come from real drum machines and lusciously scratched turntables. Full bio

Let'sさあ justちょうど get取得する started開始した hereここに.
それでは 始めましょうか
00:13
Okayはい, justちょうど aa moment瞬間.
ちょっと待ってください
00:22
(Whirringウィリング)
(ウィーン)
00:25
Allすべて right.
準備完了です
00:31
(Laughter笑い)
(笑)
00:33
Ohああ, sorryごめんなさい.
あっすみません
00:45
(Music音楽) (Beatboxingビートボックス)
(音楽) (ヒューマンビートボックス)
00:48
Thank感謝 you君は.
ありがとうございました
04:34
(Applause拍手)
(拍手)
04:35
Translated by TAKAYUKI KUNISATO
Reviewed by Yanfang Zhang

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About the speaker:

James Burchfield - Human beatbox
James Burchfield is a human beatbox. Using only his mouth, tongue, throat and vocal cords, he performs heavy, layered, club-style jams that seem to come from real drum machines and lusciously scratched turntables.

Why you should listen

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.

More profile about the speaker
James Burchfield | Speaker | TED.com