Tom Thum – Beating The Habit: Adelaide Fringe Festival 2013

Beatbox addict and star of Tom Tom Crew, Tom Thum returns with his 2012 sell-out Fringe hit Beating The Habit. Winner Underbelly Edinburgh Award – Adelaide Fringe 2012. Since his award-winning debut at Adelaide Fringe last year, Thum has been invited to tours in London, Edinburgh, Brisbane, Germany, and Singapore and now he’s returning to Adelaide. ‘Artistry out of addiction’ Tom Thum attempts Beating The Habit that no amount of rehab can cure. Armed with a healthy dose of humour and charisma, Thum solo show is a sonic journey into the mind and overworked vocal chords of Australia’s most prolific … Continue reading Tom Thum – Beating The Habit: Adelaide Fringe Festival 2013

Tom Tom Crew Live In Melbourne

Raw energy personified, Australia’s Tom Tom Crew smash together acrobatics, hip-hop and percussion to create an entertaining, adrenaline-fuelled spectacle – a circus show for the 21st Century. From the first bass drum kick to the hairraising, acrobatic finale, Tom Tom Crew deliver a show that grabs you and doesn’t let go. The pulsing energy of hip-hop meets the raw physicality of acrobatics in a mash-up of gravity-defying manoeuvres, astonishing beat-boxing and breakdancing, improbable contortion and energetic drumming. This electrifying fusion of circus and street skills is overseen by ringmaster Ben Walsh, a world-renowned percussionist who provides the driving beat behind the heart-stopping … Continue reading Tom Tom Crew Live In Melbourne

allaussie hip hop spotlight on: Tom Thum – The Versatile Voicebox

‘Tom Thum appears to have swallowed an entire orchestra and several backing singers’ The Guardian (UK) ‘There are not enough superlatives to describe the wonder of this beatboxing virtuoso – I am still trying to figure out how he got those sounds out of his mouth’ The Daily Telegraph (UK) ‘The mic master seems to have an orchestra living in his throat: trumpet blasts, guitar strums and samples from classic songs including Michael Jackson’s “Billie Jean” effortlessly spout from his mouth’ Time Out, NY These are apt quotes to describe the performance of one of Australia’s most prominent and respected … Continue reading allaussie hip hop spotlight on: Tom Thum – The Versatile Voicebox